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Covid-19 vaccine for employees

Covid-19 vaccine for employees! Currently speaking, employers can make directions for employees to have specific vaccinations against common illnesses where they work in high-risk environments. As a result of the pandemic, employers more broadly been faced with unfamiliar risks and circumstances that have challenged the rationale of high-risk environments. Fundamentally, employers will be able to […]

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Two-factor authentication (2FA) in Happy HR

Two-factor authentication (2FA) provides an additional layer of security that makes it harder for hackers to gain access to your account. 2FA is designed to ensure that you are the only person who can access your account, even if there is someone else knows your password. What is Two-Factor Authentication?Put simply, Two-Factor Authentication is an […]

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How to look after your employees mental health and productivity when working from home.

How to look after your employees mental health and productivity when working from home. When a whole business is working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to maintain productivity, quality of work and most importantly, your employee’s wellbeing. At first thought, working from home seems like a dream for most but […]

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Happy HR Business Podcast On SoundCloud.

Australian Small Business Podcast on SoundCloud. Please share this link if you have business owner or friend trying to find the balance between maintaining business viability and the livelihood of their employees. We have put together expert advice for Australian small business owners to help them make wise business decisions on how to tackle COVID-19 […]

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Stand Down FAQ’s

Stand Down FAQ’s What is a stand down? A statutory right to stand down an employee without pay is provided by the Fair Work Act. No modern award provides for a stand down, although an enterprise agreement or contract of employment may include terms that require an employer meet additional requirements before standing down an […]

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Corona Virus (COVID-19) – Your workplace obligations!

Corona Virus (COVID-19) – Your workplace obligations! Many employers are asking about the event of a Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak, so in this article below we have added some general information for your review. What are your obligations if employees are unable to work due to the virus? If the situation worsens, employers may need […]

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How ignoring HR is damaging your business.

How ignoring HR is damaging your business. What is HR? When the acronym HR gets floated around, it is often associated with negativity, too much hustle or just a compliance burden. However, the reality is that HR is such a vital function in any business regardless of the size. HR or Human Resources management comes […]

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This year: Why your HR professional is as important as your accounting professional.

This year: Why your HR professional is as important as your accounting professional. Happy HR is now 5 years old and in that time we have delivered a state of art platform (which is constantly growing) and have assisted clients with over 150,000+ calls for HR and strategic advice. Your HR professional is as important […]

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Myths and misconceptions

There are many myths and misconceptions around exactly what an employer can and can’t do when it comes to work and pay conditions with their employees. Getting these things wrong can lead to Fair Work imposing penalties on a business so it pays to ensure you are doing the below correctly! If an employee breaks […]

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Happy HR’s CEO Christopher Smith Is Interviewed By Cathy Love from Private practice made perfect podcast!

Happy HR’s CEO Christopher Smith Is Interviewed By Cathy Love from Private practice made perfect podcast! Our CEO Christopher Smith, Founding CEO of Happy HR, wants to make all your HR dreams come true. And in this episode of the PPMP podcast, Cathy invited him to do just that. (Thanks Cathy!) Christopher walk’s Cathy through […]