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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Webcast: Managing employees through deteriorating business conditions

Webcast: Managing employees through deteriorating business conditions
Summary: When a business has to close or scale down its operations, employers have a number of options to explore before resorting to stand-downs or redundancies. This webcast will discuss legal considerations for managing employees in light of the COVID-19 impact on Australian businesses.
When: Monday, 13 April, 2020
Location: Streaming on your desk computer, smart phone or tablet.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members (no casual passes available).

When a business has to close or scale down its operations, employers have a number of options to explore before resorting to stand-downs or redundancies.

In this HR Daily Premium webcast, Nick Noonan, Executive Lawyer and Director of Henry William Lawyers, will discuss legal considerations for managing employees in light of the COVID-19 impact on Australian businesses, including:

  • Stand down provisions;
  • Alternatives to stand down (leave without pay, directions to take leave, and reducing employees' pay or hours);
  • Documentation and consultation;
  • Award and agreement compliance; and
  • Redundancy.

About the presenter:

Nick Noonan is a Director and Executive Lawyer of Henry William Lawyers, a full-service commercial law firm based in Sydney. Nick's practice covers all aspects of workplace law.

Visit the Henry William Lawyers website.

Employer branding in a crisis

Employer branding in a crisis
Summary: Whether hiring is now going gangbusters or completely frozen, employer branding remains crucial and must be handled with sensitivity. This webcast will discuss branding and messaging considerations for the current market conditions with a view to emerging strongly on the other side.
When: Monday, 20 April, 2020
Location: Streaming on your desk computer, smart phone or tablet.
Registration: Free for HR Daily Premium members (no casual passes available).

Whether hiring is now going gangbusters or completely frozen, employer branding remains crucial and must be handled with sensitivity.

In this HR Daily Premium webcast, Peak Corporate Solutions director Malcolm Peak will discuss branding and messaging considerations for the current market conditions with a view to emerging strongly on the other side.

About the presenter:
Malcolm Peak is the director of Peak Corporate Solutions, which helps organisations develop strong and attractive employer brands to support their talent sourcing, attraction, retention and engagement strategies.

His experience spans senior roles in corporate, advisory, sales and business leadership, and the clients he's assisted range from start-ups through to Federal & State Governments and ASX-listed entities.

Visit the Peak Corporate Solutions website.

Effective Performance Strategies

Effective Performance Strategies
Summary: Despite all the attention paid to performance management in recent years, both employees and employers remain largely dissatisfied with current approaches and their results. This webinar will discuss what's working, and what's not, in the performance space.
When: Thursday, 07 May, 2020
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.

Despite all the attention paid to performance management in recent years, both employees and employers remain largely dissatisfied with current approaches and their results.

Join us for this HR Daily webinar where Gartner senior principal Arj Bagga will discuss:

  • Latest thinking and research on reviews, ratings and feedback;
  • Three key strategies that improve the utility of performance management; and
  • Predictions on where performance management is headed next.

About the presenter:

Arj Bagga is a Senior Principal in Gartner's HR research and advisory team, advising clients on people strategy, change management, organisation design and performance management.

He works with HR leaders, COOs and CEOs from some of the world's most progressive organisations, helping them develop progressive workforce and people strategies that help unlock tangible business outcomes such as customer satisfaction, employee engagement and commercial performance.

Arj has partnered with organisations all over the world across various industries, including energy and utilities, retail, financial services, FMCG, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Visit the Gartner website.

Navigating complex performance-related dismissals

Navigating complex performance-related dismissals
Summary: Even when avenues for improvement appear to be exhausted, it's crucial to follow a procedurally fair process when dismissing an employee for poor performance. This HR Daily webinar will share guiding principles that minimise legal risks when terminating for underperformance.
When: Thursday, 18 June, 2020
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.

Even when avenues for improvement appear to be exhausted, it's crucial to follow a procedurally fair process when dismissing an employee for poor performance. This is particularly the case where the employee has raised a psychological injury or a complaint in relation to their employment.

In this HR Daily webinar, Clayton Utz senior associate Amanda Lyras will share guiding principles around terminating for underperformance, including with reference to:

  • Communication and warnings;
  • Performance improvement plans;
  • Psychological injury risks;
  • Employee complaints; and
  • Exposure to claims.

About the presenter:

Amanda Lyras is an experienced advisor in all aspects of employment law and litigation. Her practice is diverse and encompasses the life cycle of the employment relationship, as well as related compliance issues such as discrimination and whistleblowing.

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 was listed as a 'Rising Star' in the Doyles Guide 2017 Employment & WHS Rising Stars category.

Visit the Clayton Utz website.