Campbell Fisher 21 February, 2017
What is a probationary period?
When a new employee starts work, as an employer, you are entitled to put that person on ‘probation’. Once that person has begun their probation period the risks involved with employee termination significantly decrease.
Campbell Fisher 9 September, 2016
As you may be aware, the Fair Work Act places heavy responsibilities on employers, especially when it comes to hiring and inducting new staff. If you don’t pay attention to the details, you could find yourself in hot water. In addition to statutory obligations, there are a number or core “best practice” measures that all employers should ensure are followed when employing a new staff member.