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Changes to flexible work laws: what you need to know

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. As part of the 4-yearly review of the Modern Awards, the rules around flexible work requests changed. The Fair Work Commission has inserted into all Modern Awards a model term for requests for flexible working arrangements. This change took effect on 1 December 2018. Employers are no

2019-02-22T10:55:02+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Articles, HR News, News|

Placing Insurance with Unauthorisesd Foreign Insurers (UFIs)

Author: David Mills, Director, Gold Seal. With the hardening of the insurance market, the Compliance helpline has received a number of requests regarding the use of Unauthorised Foreign Insurers (UFIs). So, we thought it timely to remind you of the rules surrounding these placements and your obligations when placing business with UFIs. ‘Unauthorised Foreign Insurer’

2019-01-24T14:28:17+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Articles, News|

HR Planning for the Year Ahead

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. With holiday festivities drawing to an end and most of us returning to work after a much-needed break, it’s time to start 2019 with renewed vigour -whether that’s making sure your business plan is on track, undertaking some further study, managing work/life balance more effectively to spend

2019-01-22T12:15:56+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Articles, HR News, News|

Using Gold Seal’s Employment Agreement templates effectively

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. As many of you are aware, Gold Seal has developed Common Law Employment Agreement (CL Agreement) templates so you can easily develop robust agreements for your employees. One is based on the National Employment Standards (NES) and the Banking Finance and Insurance Award 2010 (BFI Award), and

2019-01-07T12:47:43+00:00January 7th, 2019|Articles, HR News, News|

Avoid errors when completing ASIC form FS70

Author: Lorraine Calway, Gold Seal Audit & Technical Services Manager Should insurance brokers describe themselves as a limited licensee when completing the ASIC form FS70? Gold Seal''s compliance helpline has recently received several queries where:  the brokerage’s financial auditor provided incorrect advice about the completion of FS70; and  other brokerages who have completed FS70

2018-10-25T14:34:31+00:00October 25th, 2018|News|

Fair Work changes from 1 October 2018 – Changes to Casual Employment

Author: Lehanne Bleumink, Gold Seal HR Services Manager. As part of the four yearly Modern Award review, the Fair Work Commission determined that Modern Awards should include a Casual Conversion term. Therefore from 1 October 2018, casual employees covered by 85 of the Modern Awards have the right to request full-time or part-time employment after

2018-10-18T10:21:26+00:00October 17th, 2018|Articles, HR News, News|

New Director joins Gold Seal

David Mills appointed Director by Gold Seal Gold Seal has announced the appointment of key industry figure David Mills as Director, Market Development. Gold Seal is a trusted partner of organisations across the industry, providing a range of services including business management, compliance, education and training and HR Management. They

2018-09-24T13:46:48+00:00September 24th, 2018|News|