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Keeping time records

Published: 3 November 2011

In order to calculate the cost of time, it is essential for all staff to record the time spent actually generating income and to distinguish this ...


Induction of staff

Published: 3 November 2011

Employers need to recognise their obligations to new staff entering a practice and make sure new staff fully understand their role and the workings ...


Long term illness or injury absences

Published: 20 July 2016

(Previously known as Minimum wage review 2016 and other HR news) Employers and employees are increasingly at loggerheads when it comes to employees ...


OHS and design

Published: 3 October 2017

Safe design is a process that eliminates OHS hazards, or minimises potential OHS risks, at the design stage by involving decision-makers and ...


Waivers of moral rights and indemnities

Published: 7 August 2018

It is not uncommon for a client to ask an architect or firm to sign a general ‘waiver’ of moral rights (eg, “I agree to waive all moral rights in ...


Social functions in the business world

Published: 3 December 2012

Staff social functions can be an important team-building exercise. They reward staff for their hard work and provide them the opportunity to relax ...


Employment agreements

Published: 2 September 2015

Effective employment agreements not only set out salary, employment conditions and other statutory entitlements but will also include provisions ...


Casual or permanent employment

Published: 5 September 2018

(Previously known as Casual or permanent? – an age old issue) It is imperative that employers correctly classify their employees as either permanent ...


Student employment

Published: 16 January 2018

Employing students of architecture can be a rewarding experience for both the practice and the student. A primary pathway to registration in ...

This document has been prepared as a guide to assist architects to be familiar with, and comply with the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and ...


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