Upcoming webinars

HR Daily webinars keep you updated on vital HR compliance topics, practical guidance, thought leadership and more.

You'll learn from experts and specialists without leaving your desk - watch our webinars live and participate in the Q&A via your PC, Mac, tablet or smart phone.

HR Daily Premium members receive complimentary passes to all online events, while casual registration is available for a limited number of webinars.

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Workplace investigations - What has changed in 2021?

Workplace investigations - What has changed in 2021?
Summary: Expectations of workplace sexual harassment investigations have changed dramatically in the past year in light of the Respect@Work report. Attend this webinar to ensure your investigations are as thorough and defensible as possible.
When: Thursday, 05 August, 2021
Location: Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet. Click here to test your webinar connectivity in advance.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members, $102 for casual attendees - limited passes available.

Expectations of workplace investigations have changed dramatically in the past year, as the management of sexual harassment issues is under far greater scrutiny. So what can employers expect in this new context?

Ensure your investigations are as thorough and defensible as possible by attending this HR Daily webinar, where Ashurst senior associate Tamara Lutvey will discuss hot topics including:

  • Viewing harassment (and other) investigations through a safety lens, as recommended in the AHRC's Respect@Work report;
  • Investigating historical complaints; and
  • Balancing employees' right and timing on when to speak out, with confidentiality and reputation concerns.

About the presenter:

Tamara Lutvey is a senior associate in Ashurst's employment practice, with more than 12 years' experience in employment, industrial relations, discrimination and occupational health and safety law.

Tamara has deep experience and expertise in conducting robust investigations, including in respect of sensitive and complex matters.

She also has extensive experience in conducting and managing complex employment-related litigation, including before Federal and State courts and tribunals, and she provides practical and strategic advice and solutions to clients across a broad range of industries and on a wide range of matters.

Tamara is consistently ranked as a leading individual in the labour and employment law fields, and has been recognised as an employment & WHS 'rising star' by Doyle's Guide.

Visit the Ashurst website.

Webcast: Navigating whistleblower protections - an HR perspective

Webcast: Navigating whistleblower protections - an HR perspective
Summary: Two years after new corporate whistleblowing laws commenced, their practical implications for HR processes are coming into the spotlight. Watch this webcast to understand key risk areas and how to mitigate them.
When: Friday, 20 August, 2021
Location: Streaming on your desk computer, smart phone or tablet.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members (no casual passes available).

Two years after new corporate whistleblowing laws commenced, their practical implications for HR processes are coming into the spotlight.

In this HR Daily Premium webcast, Clayton Utz special counsel Amanda Lyras will discuss:

  • The scope and application of the corporate whistleblower protections;
  • How personal work-related grievances fit into the picture;
  • Where HR and management processes can be impacted;
  • Key risk areas for HR professionals and other individuals (and practical steps to mitigate exposure); and
  • Court rulings involving whistleblower laws and lessons learned.

About the presenter:

Amanda Lyras is an experienced advisor in all aspects of employment law. Her practice is diverse and encompasses the life cycle of the employment relationship, including sensitive discrimination and harassment matters. She is also a recognised whistleblowing expert, having been invited by the Senate Economics Committee to participate in the development of the new corporate whistleblowing laws. She routinely handles complex whistleblowing complaints, litigation and investigations.

Amanda is attuned to the complex issues that can arise in relation to employee relations and is recognised by her clients as a practical thinker with excellent technical skills. Amanda has been listed as a 'Rising Star' in the Doyle's Guide Employment & WHS Rising Stars category.

Visit the Clayton Utz website.

Strategies for flexible work success

Strategies for flexible work success
Summary: Attend this HR Daily webinar to gauge how successful and sustainable your flexible work arrangements are, and learn which steps will take them to the next level.
When: Thursday, 21 October, 2021
Location: Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet. Click here to test your webinar connectivity in advance.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members, $102 for casual attendees - limited passes available.

Most organisations now consider themselves flexible, but the success of their arrangements varies wildly.

Attend this HR Daily webinar to gauge how successful and sustainable your flexible work arrangements are, and learn which steps will take them to the next level.

You'll hear Catalina Consultants founder Merilyn Speiser discuss:

  • The key factor that makes or breaks flexible work success;
  • Managing perceptions of bias, fairness and equality in a blended workforce;
  • Boundary setting and other wellbeing considerations;
  • Minimising culture and behaviour issues;
  • Standing out from the crowd with flexibility; and more.

About the presenter:

Merilyn Speiser founded Catalina Consultants in 2012 in the belief that all organisations should have access to the same cutting-edge HR ideas and practices as Australia's largest companies, regardless of their size.

She provides strategic direction in all areas of people management, specialising in talent, performance, leadership, and engagement, with a focus on ensuring HR and business strategies align.

Visit the Catalina Consultants website.