HR Management Resources

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To help you manage your team and find your way through the HR maze, Gold Seal offers a comprehensive set of HR Management Resources. Our Guidelines and Resources help you to manage your people effectively and to comply with ever-changing employment legislation. They are clearly written and offer easy to follow instructions.

You can purchase as a full suite or buy bundled products relevant to your current need as follows:

The full suite of HR Management Resources includes:

  • HR Guidance Handbook for Managers – packed with useful information on every HR topic
  • Templates – over 80 sample templates to support the HR Guidance Handbook
  • Employee Policy Handbook – with over 30 policies
  • Employee Induction Handbook – a template for a thorough induction programme
  • Employee Workplace Health & Safety Handbook – a guide for office-based workplaces

The HR Support Services Annual Subscription is for 12 months from date of purchase and includes 3 hours access to our HR Assist Helpline  and access to our HR Update Service.  

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This package contains guidelines on types of Employment Agreements; what to include in an Employment Agreement; creating an Enterprise Agreement; letters of offer; cover letters; guarantee of earnings; and deduction from wages as well as templates. The agreements are based on the National Employment Standards, are not award specific and comply with the Fair Work Act 2009.

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This package contains guidelines on National Employment Standards (NES) and Modern Awards to assist you in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance with Workplace Relations legislation. The guidelines cover who the NES apply to; what the 10 National Employment Standards are; award matters; how the NES interact with awards; Enterprise Agreements and Employment Contracts; minimum rates of pay; and stand down provisions and include templates and sample leave policies.

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This package contains guidelines on Equal Employment Opportunity laws and their application to assist you in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance with the Workplace Relations Legislation and Equal Opportunity Acts in each State. The guidelines cover federal and state legislation; employees rights in the workplace; direct and indirect discrimination; harassment; bullying; victimisation and vilification; liability; prevention; management’s role in preventing harassment and bullying; Equal Opportunity and the bottom line; and whistleblowers. Sample policies and templates are included.

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The National Employment Standards include a right for certain employees to request flexible working arrangements from their employer, such as changes in hours of work.  An employer can only refuse such a request on ‘reasonable business grounds’.

These guidelines include information on eligibility; flexible work locations; working from home on an ad-hoc or regular basis; working from home agreements; employment options enabling a flexible workforce; employing temporary, independent contractors, permanent and casual employees; and employee record keeping obligations as well as templates and sample policies.

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This package contains guidelines on workforce planning and recruitment and selection including the link between workforce planning and business objectives; workforce planning documentation; redeployment; and position descriptions. The recruitment and selection guidelines will assist in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance with Equal Opportunity, Privacy, and Workplace Relations legislation and include comprehensive information on the importance of sound recruitment; behavioural selection; planning the recruitment; conducting the interview; post selection; and reference checks as well as templates.

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This package contains guidelines on induction and managing probationary employees to assist in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance with Equal Opportunity, Privacy and Workplace Relations Legislation. The guidelines discuss legal obligations to new employees; benefits, structure and contents of an Induction Programme and managing probationary employees and include sample policies and templates.

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This package contains guidelines on managing performance and training and education to assist in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance with Equal Opportunity and Workplace Relations Legislation.  The Performance Management guidelines discuss setting performance standards and measures; performance appraisal objectives review process; performance counselling; probationary employees; excessive personal / carer’s leave; and investigating misconduct. The Training and Education guidelines discuss the benefits of training, education and development, training documentation and recouping training costs.

Templates and sample policies are included.

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This package contains guidelines on termination to assist in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance with Equal Opportunity and Workplace Relations legislation. The guidelines cover unfair dismissal unlawful termination; general protections; summary and constructive dismissal; notice periods; resignation; deduction from wages on termination; the poor performer; redundancy; transfer of business; abandonment of employment; post–employment restraint and exit interviews and include templates and sample policies.

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This package contains guidelines on Workplace Health & Safety and Workers Compensation to assist in achieving and demonstrating ongoing compliance Workplace Health and Safety and State Worker’s Compensation legislation. The guidelines cover the legislation as well as WHS implementation and responsibilities; pre-employment medicals and screening; a WH&S programme; managing safety in the workplace; emergency response procedures; first aid and register of injuries; defining an injury; excessive personal/carer’s leave; accident reporting; major injury reporting requirements; claims management; payment of salaries and sages; and rehabilitation.

Templates and sample policies are included.

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This package contains guidelines on employee data privacy, data security and confidentiality including privacy law reform; data security; security measures; employee records; and confidentiality.

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Make sure you check out the services we can provide to support our resources in particular our HR Assist Helpline and Update Service

Customised Versions

We have customised versions for General Insurance Brokers, Underwriting Agencies and Financial Advisers, which help those industries to comply not just with workplace legislation but also with Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act.

If you’d like a set tailored for your industry, talk to us.

Want to attend a workshop to learn more about Essential HR Practices

To discuss our HR Resources, call us on + 613 9510 5100 or email hrservices@goldseal.com.au