Redundancy

Reinvent yourself after redundancy

Kylie Nash.

Valerie Khoo For many people, redundancy is not a cause for despair but a catalyst for reinvention.

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How would you rather be sacked?

George Clooney in Up In The Air.

Tony Featherstone By using a blunt axe, some companies make redundancy programs a whole lot worse.

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Makers of Mortein cut 190 jobs

Almost 200 workers will lose their jobs after the makers of Mortein and Dettol announced plans to shut down its only Australian manufacturing facility in Sydney.

All fired up

work

James Adonis Want to sack an employee? The Fair Work Ombudsman provides five tips employers should never forget.

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The lost age

Closeup

Tony Featherstone Why do businesses let their ‘corporate memory’ go when older workers leave?

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Directors 'must be forced to pay'

Dave Oliver: 'If that means going after their personal assets then so be it.'

Ben Butler and Clay Lucas Senior union leader says the government should be able to go after the personal assets of company directors who do not keep aside enough money to pay employee entitlements.

Staff to be protected from scarpering directors

The ASIC will clamp down on bosses who try to run away from their responsibilities to workers when companies fail.

Ben Butler Corporate regulators will clamp down on bosses who try to run away from their responsibilities.