Employees

Arabon Business Accounting People and Culture

Creating great places to work: engaging employees’ skill and will

Purpose is the primary element of motivation. At the heart of any business is its business practices.  This is typically in the hands of a company’s greatest asset, cost centre and risk; the workforce or human element, which has many moving parts.  It is paramount that we not only meet our obligations to various government regulators …

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Arabon Business Accounting Christmas Party Fails

Christmas party fails

Christmas….that time of year when the festivities not only bring joy but excessive expenses, potential harassment claims, and other employer headaches. As Phyllis Diller once said, “What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.”

Arabon Business Accounting Parental Leave

Parental leave, where are we up to?

How did paid parental leave get to be so contentious?  The current debate is not about parental leave in general; the entitlement to 12 months with a potential for 24 months of unpaid leave with your job guaranteed (or an equivalent position) remains.  It’s about who pays for paid leave.