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  • Oct 18
    Cyber security an increasing threat for Victorian businesses, survey shows

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    Almost three quarters of Victorian businesses are concerned about cyber security risks, with more than half experiencing an increase in cyber threats over the past five years, a survey has found. While the majority of surveyed businesses have some measures in place to protect their organisations,...
  • Oct 13
    Businesses should be preparing for Australia’s new Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws

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    High profile data breaches seem to hit the headlines on a very regular basis, especially in the US where mandatory notification has been in place for many years. Those laws will soon apply to Australian businesses who will be subject to data breach notification legislation that will require data...
  • Oct 13
    From the Chief Executive - 13 October 2017

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    Spring is now well underway, and along with it the full calendar of Melbourne’s impressive events also heats up considerably. Our visitor economy gets a welcome boost this time each year, ahead of the approaching peak season for tourism. But the future is more uncertain for Victorian...
  • Oct 13
    Businesses of over 40 employees should have 2 HR roles

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    Following the dismissal of an employee mistakenly thought to be in her probation period the Fair Work Commission (Commission) held businesses with over 40 employees are “large enough to warrant a HR Manager and a HR Officer” and it is “expected that such employees would have some...
  • Oct 13
    Supervisor’s text didn’t sack employee

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    The Fair Work Commission has upheld an employer’s jurisdictional objection finding an employee couldn’t proceed with his unfair dismissal claim as he voluntarily resigned. The employee claimed he was dismissed via his supervisor’s text asking him to clarify his employment status...

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