HR Essentials Package

HR Essentials is an on-demand Workplace Advice service, crafted for your business when you need access to expert HR advice.

UNLIMITED WORKPLACE ADVICE

COMPREHENSIVE COMPLIANCE REVIEW

ACCESS TO EXTENSIVE HR DOCUMENT LIBRARY

EXPERT REPRESENTATION

HR Essentials is an on-demand Workplace Advice service, crafted for your business when you need access to expert HR advice.

How can the HR Essentials team help your business?

Gain access to unlimited workplace relations expertise, as well as sound HR advice for your business, to help make better, faster and legally compliant decisions.

You’ll work with the sharpest Workplace Consultants to ensure your contracts, workplace policies and HR practices are consistent with Fair Work legislation and relevant Awards, with best practice tips along the way. Most importantly, you’ll gain access to a 21 point compliance Audit against Fair Work Act, NES & Legal obligations.

Access HR documents and tools via our cloud-based portal, and choose from our extensive library or legal representation resources when needed. HR Essentials gives you the confidence to get on with doing what you do best.

What’s included in the HR Essentials Package?

You can access our starter package for a minimum of 12 months.

 

ENTRY LEVEL SERVICE

FROM $250 PER MONTH

FROM

$250

PER MONTH

HR Essentials

From: $250 per month

Looking for the essentials only? Have one-off questions you need answered? Need access to HR documents, policies and tools? Instead of partnering with a dedicated HR consultant, our HR Essentials service delivers unlimited workplace advice (backed by representation in the event of a claim), a compliance audit, and assistance with your ongoing HR needs throughout the year.

April Nowak - Senior Implementations & Payroll Business Partner

HR Essentials Features

Unlimited HR & Workplace Advice
Compliance Audit
Audit against Fair Work Act & NES
HR Documents & Tools
Representation

April Nowak - Senior Implementations & Payroll Business Partner

HR Essentials Inclusions

 

HR Essentials
UNLIMITED WORKPLACE ADVICE
Phone and email support (8:30 am to 5:30 pm AEST/AEDT)
Maximum number of authorised contacts 3
Access advice within 24 hours of signing up
COMPLIANCE AUDIT
Audit against Fair Work Act & NES
WHS health check
Review of up to 6 contract templates and 20 workplace policies
Compliance audit
Annual HR audit
HR DOCUMENTS
Access to over 200 HR documents and tools
WHS DOCUMENTS & TOOLS
Access to WHS tools and documents to create a WHS Management System
REPRESENTATION
Complimentary representation (up to but not including arbitration) for alleged unfair dismissal, adverse action, discrimination, bullying and harassment claims
SAFETY (WHS) PARTNER Optional Add On
WHS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WHSMS) Optional Add On
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Optional Add On

HR Essentials Inclusions

 

UNLIMITED WORKPLACE ADVICE
Phone and email support (8:30 am to 5:30 pm AEST/AEDT)
 
Maximum number of authorised contacts
3
Access advice within 24 hours of signing up
 
COMPLIANCE AUDIT
Audit against Fair Work Act & NES
WHS health check
Review of up to 6 contract templates and 20 workplace policies
 
Compliance audit
 
Annual HR audit
 
HR DOCUMENTS
Access to over 200 HR documents and tools
WHS DOCUMENTS & TOOLS
Access to WHS tools and documents to create a WHS Management System
REPRESENTATION
Complimentary representation (up to but not including arbitration) for alleged unfair dismissal, adverse action, discrimination, bullying and harassment claims
 
SAFETY (WHS) PARTNER
Optional Add On
WHS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WHSMS)
Optional Add On
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Optional Add On

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Have an HR question? Our Workplace
Consultants can help you with the answers

Do you understand all aspects of any relevant Modern Award(s) or Enterprise Agreements that cover your business and employees?

Are your employment contracts consistent with the Fair Work Act’s National Employment Standards, relevant Award provisions and best practice?

Are your workplace policies consistent with the Fair Work Act’s National Employment Standards, relevant Award provisions and best practice?

Are you missing any critical workplace policies?

Do you and your managers fully understand Fair Work requirements in respect of termination of employment (including redundancy)?

Do you engage or could you engage overseas workers on visas?

Are you aware of your obligations when you engage overseas workers on visas?

How does the business currently manage recruitment? Are people conducting interviews trained in best practice technique to ensure the best candidate is selected and to avoid questions that may give rise to discrimination issues?

Are your record keeping obligations being met?

Do you understand all aspects of any relevant Modern Award(s) or Enterprise Agreements that cover your business and employees?

Are your employment contracts consistent with the Fair Work Act’s National Employment Standards, relevant Award provisions and best practice?

Are your workplace policies consistent with the Fair Work Act’s National Employment Standards, relevant Award provisions and best practice?

Are you missing any critical workplace policies?

Do you and your managers fully understand Fair Work requirements in respect of termination of employment (including redundancy)?

Do you engage or could you engage overseas workers on visas?

Are you aware of your obligations when you engage overseas workers on visas?

How does the business currently manage recruitment? Are people conducting interviews trained in best practice technique to ensure the best candidate is selected and to avoid questions that may give rise to discrimination issues?

Are your record keeping obligations being met?

Our comprehensive HR Document Library is constantly updated and freely available to our clients

Browse the suite of documents below. We are adding to the library all the time.

Employment contract templates
  • Casual Employment Contract (Long Version)
  • Part-Time Employment Contract (Long Version)
  • Full-Time Employment Contract (Long Version)
  • Maximum Term Contract for Parental Leave Replacement
  • Maximum Term Contract for Apprentices
  • Maximum Term Contract for Work Experience Placement
  • Fixed Term Contract
Policies
  • Alcohol & Drugs Policy
  • Code of Conduct
  • Community Services Leave Policy
  • Compassionate Leave Policy
  • Family & Domestic Violence Leave
  • Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Grievance Handling Policy
  • Long Service Leave Policy
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Personal / Carer’s Leave (“Sick Leave”) Policy
  • Return to Work Policy
  • Social Media Policy
  • Staff Social Functions Policy
  • Telephone, Mobile & Internet Policy
  • Theft & Cash Handling Policy
  • Workplace Health Safety (WHS) Policy
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy (NSW)
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy (ACT)
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy (All States / Territories)
  • Workplace Anti-Bullying & Anti-Harassment Policy
  • Hot Weather Policy
  • Business Expenses Policy
  • Corporate Credit Card Policy
  • Vehicle Policy
  • Indigenous Employment Policy
Probation letters
  • Probationary review form
  • Successful completion of probationary period
  • Probationary period extension
  • Termination due to unsuccessful probation
Termination letters
  • Termination due to unsatisfactory performance
  • Termination due to misconduct
  • Termination due to serious misconduct (summary dismissal)
  • Termination of casual engagement
Performance Management and disciplinary procedures
  • Notice to attend disciplinary meeting re misconduct
  • Warning letter due to misconduct
  • Notice to attend performance review meeting
  • Warning letter – performance improvement required
  • Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) template
  • Performance appraisal with objective setting
Redundancy
  • At risk of redundancy letter
  • Notice of termination due to redundancy
  • Redundancy selection matrix
Abandonment
  • Abandonment of employment – first letter
  • Abandonment of employment – final warning letter
  • Termination due to abandonment
Jury Duty
  • Jury Duty exemption request letter
  • Confirmation of Absence on Jury Duty letter
Parental leave
  • Statutory Declaration – parental leave
  • Parental leave commencement letter
Flexible work
  • Flexible working application
  • Flexible working trial arrangement
  • Working From Home trial arrangement
Payroll
  • Payroll deduction authority
  • Timesheet template
  • Payslip template
  • Salary sacrifice to super agreement letter template
  • Salary or Wage Advance Form
  • Annual leave cash-out agreement
  • Annual leave in advance agreement
Recruitment
  • Reference check template
  • Job Description Template
  • New employee onboarding checklist
Medical assessments
  • Template letter to employee directing medical assessment
  • Template consent form to disclose medical information
  • Template letter to doctor requesting assessment
Miscellaneous
  • Contract variation letter
  • Secondment letter
  • Promotion letter
  • Resignation acceptance letter
  • Statement of Service
  • Higher Duties Allowance letter
  • Training Agreement
  • Direction to take Annual Leave – Award employees
  • Leave of absence confirmation letter
  • Casual Loading Offset letter
  • New Employment Contract Cover letter
  • National Employment Standards
  • Fair Work Information Statement
  • Template Non-Disclosure Agreement / Confidentiality Agreement
  • Casual Employment Information Statement
Employment contract templates
  • Casual Employment Contract (Long Version)
  • Part-Time Employment Contract (Long Version)
  • Full-Time Employment Contract (Long Version)
  • Maximum Term Contract for Parental Leave Replacement
  • Maximum Term Contract for Apprentices
  • Maximum Term Contract for Work Experience Placement
  • Fixed Term Contract
Policies
  • Alcohol & Drugs Policy
  • Code of Conduct
  • Community Services Leave Policy
  • Compassionate Leave Policy
  • Family & Domestic Violence Leave
  • Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Grievance Handling Policy
  • Long Service Leave Policy
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Personal / Carer’s Leave (“Sick Leave”) Policy
  • Return to Work Policy
  • Social Media Policy
  • Staff Social Functions Policy
  • Telephone, Mobile & Internet Policy
  • Theft & Cash Handling Policy
  • Workplace Health Safety (WHS) Policy
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy (NSW)
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy (ACT)
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy (All States / Territories)
  • Workplace Anti-Bullying & Anti-Harassment Policy
  • Hot Weather Policy
  • Business Expenses Policy
  • Corporate Credit Card Policy
  • Vehicle Policy
  • Indigenous Employment Policy
Probation letters
  • Probationary review form
  • Successful completion of probationary period
  • Probationary period extension
  • Termination due to unsuccessful probation
Termination letters
  • Termination due to unsatisfactory performance
  • Termination due to misconduct
  • Termination due to serious misconduct (summary dismissal)
  • Termination of casual engagement
Performance Management and disciplinary procedures
  • Notice to attend disciplinary meeting re misconduct
  • Warning letter due to misconduct
  • Notice to attend performance review meeting
  • Warning letter – performance improvement required
  • Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) template
  • Performance appraisal with objective setting
Redundancy
  • At risk of redundancy letter
  • Notice of termination due to redundancy
  • Redundancy selection matrix
Abandonment
  • Abandonment of employment – first letter
  • Abandonment of employment – final warning letter
  • Termination due to abandonment
Jury Duty
  • Jury Duty exemption request letter
  • Confirmation of Absence on Jury Duty letter
Parental leave
  • Statutory Declaration – parental leave
  • Parental leave commencement letter
Flexible work
  • Flexible working application
  • Flexible working trial arrangement
  • Working From Home trial arrangement
Payroll
  • Payroll deduction authority
  • Timesheet template
  • Payslip template
  • Salary sacrifice to super agreement letter template
  • Salary or Wage Advance Form
  • Annual leave cash-out agreement
  • Annual leave in advance agreement
Recruitment
  • Reference check template
  • Job Description Template
  • New employee onboarding checklist
Medical assessments
  • Template letter to employee directing medical assessment
  • Template consent form to disclose medical information
  • Template letter to doctor requesting assessment
Miscellaneous
  • Contract variation letter
  • Secondment letter
  • Promotion letter
  • Resignation acceptance letter
  • Statement of Service
  • Higher Duties Allowance letter
  • Training Agreement
  • Direction to take Annual Leave – Award employees
  • Leave of absence confirmation letter
  • Casual Loading Offset letter
  • New Employment Contract Cover letter
  • National Employment Standards
  • Fair Work Information Statement
  • Template Non-Disclosure Agreement / Confidentiality Agreement
  • Casual Employment Information Statement

How Employment Innovations can work for you?

HR Essentials is an on-demand Workplace Advice service, crafted for your business when you need access to expert HR advice.

At Employment Innovations, we provide proven outsourced HR solutions specifically designed to help Australian SMEs.

Our HR Essentials package is serviced by our local team of expert human resources professionals who provide you with expert legislative knowledge, as an on-demand advisory and compliance solution.

Your virtual HR partnership can help keep you up-to-date on legislative changes, Award updates and best practice HR for your business.

Reasons why you should partner with us

RESOLVE PEOPLE PROBLEMS
ENHANCE HR PROCESSES
REDUCE COMPLIANCE RISKS
IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY
SAVE MONEY

Meet the HR Essentials team

We believe that the strongest teams foster diverse personalities, talents and skills. We use our knowledge and experience to help Australian Businesses achieve their best.

Anneliese Cross - Advisory Team Leader | Employment Innovations

ANNELIESE CROSS

Advisory Team Leader

Rhiannon Cosgrove - Workplace Advisor | Employment Innovations

RHIANNON COSGROVE

Workplace Advisor

Sophie McCartney - Workplace Advisor | Employment Innovations

SOPHIE MCCARTNEY

Workplace Advisor

Karina Coyle - HR Advisor | Employment Innovations

KARINA COYLE

HR Advisor

HR Essentials customer testimonials

Navy Canteens partnered with Employment Innovations outsourced HR, Payroll and Finance solutions to transform their business operations:

“Our HR and Payroll Partners are amazing people to work with. We are blown away by how professional and responsive they are. They have saved my sanity. We thought Employment Innovations would be a good decision, but it’s been the best decision we have made. We are so happy and thankful we chose EI to partner with.”

NAVY CANTEENS

Cronulla Sharks partnered with Employment Innovations to seek guidance through a two year refurbishment needing an in-house HR partner:

“I couldn’t ask for anything more than what our HR Partner has been able to deliver to the Club. They are professional, always available and have been instrumental in transforming the HR processes of The Sharks Leagues Club.”

CRONULLA SHARKS LEAGUE CLUB

Brookvale was drove a renewed focus on business growth through compliance, HR and improved processes thanks to Employment Innovations:

“We can now focus on our business operations having mitigated our exposure to HR risk. We can see that HR is like building a house in that you need to have the foundations right before you can build – the things that our HR partner has put in place have been excellent. We completely trust the partnership we have.”

BROOKVALE INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE

AUSTRALIAN HR INSTITUTE (AHRI) MEMBERS

THE ASSOCIATION FOR PAYROLL SPECIALISTS (TAPS) MEMBERS

QUALIFIED BAS AGENTS

CERTIFIED HR PRACTITIONERS (CHRP) ACCREDITATION FROM AHRI

Find out more about our HR Essentials package today

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