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Dear Carolyn,

Welcome to the latest snapshot of the information, compliance resources and services available to you right now as a valued member of Ai Group.

This week's featured items

How to develop an internet and email usage policy

In this quick 5-minute video, we reveal why it's important for your business to implement a policy governing the use of internet and email – and how you should go about developing your policy.  
 
How much time are your employees wasting online?

Ubiquitous web access, mobile devices and social media have made enormous changes to the way we work, but to what extent are they distracting us from our work? Read our Blog to weigh up the evidence.
 

Your HR Resource Centre

Re-hiring employees made redundant  

Sometimes work shortages make redundancies necessary. But is it possible to re-hire employees you have previously made redundant when work picks up again? Read our Q&A for the answer. 
 
Is it possible to reduce a full-time employee's pay? 

Are there any circumstances in which an employer is able to consider a reduction in the remuneration of a full-time employee? Read our Q&A for the full picture. 
 
Ai Group's HR Resource Centre is your one-stop portal to comprehensive and practical HR information, advice and user-friendly templates that will have you covered from recruitment and retention to separation of employment.

Upcoming Events

Managing a mature age workforce
Live and interactive online event, 9 May 2017

Free Workshop: Disciplinary Policy and Procedure
Brisbane, Melbourne, Hobart, May 2017

Free Workshop: Managing a Contractor Workforce
Melbourne, Brisbane, Townsville, June 2017

Compliance and Awards Updates

Check your My Awards page for all information relating to Modern Awards, including wage and allowance rates and award variation.

Act Now – Free 90-Minute Consultation *Ending Soon*

The opportunity to take advantage of a Free 90-minute consultation with one of our HR Advisors is ending soon.

You can avail yourself of this free offer when you complete a holistic review of your business using Ai Group's Free HR Diagnostic Tool.

What our members are saying:

"We recently transferred to Ai Group and were encouraged to take advantage of the HR Diagnostic tool. The tool was a short investment of time to obtain a comprehensive report, with the follow-up phone consultation with an HR expert providing a personalised action plan. Catherine is very knowledgeable, using her years of experience to provide practical examples and realistic solutions."

Emma Forbes, Omega Technical Engineering

"The HR Diagnostic Tool and free consultation provided insight and great conversation to discuss results. I could identify areas for improvement and how to go about achieving this. Catherine, the consultant, was very knowledgeable and able to articulate that knowledge well. I would highly recommend the HR Diagnostic Tool as it provided a great resource to identify some of the informal processes I have in place, and reinforce their importance. I found talking to a HR practitioner with practical experience added another layer to the consultation as they were speaking from a similar place and I could relate to what they were saying ."

Liz O'Dowd, BISCIT Pty Ltd
Ai Group Workplace Advice Line - 1300 55 66 77

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