Employment Foundations

Setting the right foundations for a successful employment relationship isn’t a hard thing to do. But it is really important. We review your existing policies and practices to make sure you have everything you need to protect your business interests and meet the legislative requirements. That means things like employee agreements, handbooks and policies, performance review and employment relations practices.

With the foundations properly in place, you can get on with business without unnecessary risks. It means all your staff have peace of mind and can get on with the job at hand.

 

It could cost your business up to $10,000 in fines if you don’t have the correct employment documents or processes in place, we’re here to help, just get in touch.

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It’s a statutory requirement under the Employment Relations Act 2000 that every employee in your business has a valid employment agreement. It doesn’t matter how long or how often they work for you – an agreement needs to be in place.

While employment agreements are technical (that’s the legal side of things), they don’t have to be a burden on your resources. Our services are tailored to your needs; a full review of all your agreements or expert support just for the one you’re writing now.

Our experience means we’re fast and efficient about creating the employment agreements you need. We ask the right questions, simplify the legal jargon and make sure your interests are safeguarded under the current legislation. Just get in touch, we’re here to help.

Employee handbooks and policies play an important role in your business. Some of it’s about compliance but it also just makes sense to let people know what they can and can’t do, your guidelines and your expectations.

Having central, updatable handbooks and policies means everyone is playing on the same field. From what’s expected in the lunch room right through to Health and Safety; we help you set the guidelines that will keep your people safe and happy.

Different industries can have very different requirements. Our business is keeping up with all the legislation so we can be an up-to-date resource for you. Just get in touch, we’re here to help.

It’s important to review the performance of your business and that means understanding how your people perform in their roles. Setting and measuring expectation against performance gives everyone room to exceed. And that means a more successful business altogether.

Six monthly performance reviews and check-ins ensure your people are aligned, engaged, challenged and rewarded. It ensures that you are getting what you need from your people and they are also getting what they need from you to meet their own personal and development goals.

We help you define and measure your performance goals and help keep everyone on track and motivated to deliver their best. And we can find the problem areas and help you put things right. Just get in touch, we’re here to help.

Employment relations can be a difficult area for many employers and that’s where we can help take the pain away. We set the foundations so you aren’t ever left guessing at what to do next and we can walk you through an issue with our tailored, expert support.

There are severe penalties for not getting employment relations protocols right… plus, the right way usually delivers the best possible outcome for everyone involved. Our job is to give you the expert advice to do things by the book and ensure there are minimal or no adverse repercussions for you or your business.

Whether you have an HR team or don’t, whether you have an immediate issue or just want to safeguard against a future one; just get in touch, we’re here to help.