Why do some workplaces have large amounts of absenteeism whilst others don’t? Is it because certain types of industries are more prone to it? Management styles? Employee motivations? Perhaps it has something to do with geography? Or maybe even the weather? Whilst there are of course genuine reasons for absenteeism such as sickness, unjustified absences…Details
The definition of a ‘day’ under the Fair Work Act has been central to a Federal Court case, and now a Commonwealth Government-led High Court appeal, that legal experts say has the potential to change the way workplaces across the country calculate worker’s leave entitlements. In the 21 August split decision, the Federal Court found…Details
You might think a case where an employee downloads hardcore pornography onto work devices would obviously be a sackable offence, but you’d be wrong. A 2017 Fair Work Commission decision shows the importance of having a clear and well-known policy in order to enforce what many might consider obvious standards for workplace conduct. The case…Details
In 2018 the Australian Federal Police were reported as saying that employees or former employees were responsible for 70 per cent of business fraud, while the Australian Retailers Association says that employees were responsible for 55 per cent of stock shrinkage. A recent article in the Journal of Business Research outlines how cultures of ‘moral…Details
Expert warns that new work practices make underpayment of staff more likely. Documented cases of wage theft are constantly popping up in the media, from gig economy businesses through to fast food chains and service stations, and businesses are being exposed for underpaying their staff. However, it’s rarer to see stories about higher paid workers…Details
Millennials are the new normal, and companies who disregard what’s important to them do so at their peril. There are more millennials in the workforce than any other generation (35%) – the oldest of them are in their mid-thirties and increasingly moving into management. So, what do millennials want in an employer? Organisations like Deloite…Details
Multi-award winning HR consultancy Pinnacle People Solutions continues to grow across regional Australia. Bronwyn Pearson and Gretel Khan were showcased in the 2019 Women in Business feature of Focus New England. Read the full article https://issuu.com/focus.mag/docs/nei142/35
PINNACLE PEOPLE SOLUTIONS APPPOINTED TO CONDUCT AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRATS’ CANDIDATE ASSSESSMENT PROCESS FOR 2019 FEDERAL ELECTION
Pinnacle People Solutions is delighted to announce it has been engaged by the Australian Democrats to conduct their candidate assessment process for the upcoming Federal election. Our role is to provide an independent, robust and objective assessment of candidate suitability. This follows on from our groundbreaking work and Australian political first with CountryMinded. We are…Details
Armidale Small Business Owner, Bronwyn Pearson, Wins Outstanding Business Leader 2018 New England North West Region Business Awards.
CEO and Principal Consultant Bronwyn Pearson founded Pinnacle People Solutions in 2013. Pinnacle People Solutions (PPS) is a boutique Human Resources (HR) consulting company, that provides high-quality, corporate standard HR services to regionally-based, small-to-medium and not-for-profit enterprises. Bronwyn has twenty-five years’ experience providing strategic and operational human resource advice and solutions, both in the public…Details
New England Focus Magazine interview with Bronwyn Pearson, CEO, Pinnacle People Solutions after winning the Outstanding Business Leader category as well as receiving a Highly Commended for Excellence in Small Business at the 2019 Armidale Region Chamber Awards. Read the full article here.