HR Services in Sydney

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Looking for an HR company in Sydney?

Simplify compliance and build a strong workplace culture with our Sydney HR outsourcing services. Our expert team helps you navigate Fair Work regulations, proactively manage employee relations, and overcome the unique challenges your growing business faces. Get the HR solutions your business needs for long-term success.

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Monthly packages designed for growing businesses
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24/7 access to HR experts for anytime support
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Custom HR strategies tailored to your business needs

What our clients say

"Finally, an HR company in Sydney that gets our business!"

Employment Compass took the time to learn about our unique challenges and goals. Their tailored HR solutions and personalised support help us confidently manage our compliance and achieve our business goals.

Sarah P, GST Bookkeeping Specialists

"Their HR services in Sydney made understanding our award a breeze!"

Trying to understand our award and employment legislation felt overwhelming! Employment Compass' expert HR services simplified everything, empowering us to make quick, confident, and legally sound HR decisions.

Mark H, DenCorp Constructions

"They're more than just a HR service provider – they're like part of the team"

We were facing a sensitive employee issue, and Employment Compass was by our side the whole way. Their professional, empathetic guidance, and focus on our business needs were invaluable.

Olivia R, The Learning Tree Preschool

"HR services that saved us thousands and set us up for growth"

We’ve used Employment Compass for the last four years, and their HR services have been absolutely essential to our growth. Their cost effective solutions and proactive support are perfect for small businesses seeking reliable HR expertise.

Nathan Q, Quinn Marketing

"Working with their Sydney HR team was the best decision we made."

Employment Compass handles all our HR needs with exceptional professionalism. Their HR experts takes care of contracts, policies, and workplace issues, giving us complete peace of mind and the freedom to focus on business growth.

Kate M, Main Street Boutique

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You're in good company with our Sydney HR services

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24/7 HR advice line for Sydney businesses

Don't let HR challenges slow down your Sydney business. Our 24/7 HR Advice line connects you instantly with knowledgeable Sydney HR professionals who are local experts. Get immediate, practical guidance tailored to your specific situation, all at a transparent cost. This empowers you to make confident decisions and keep your business moving forward.

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Protect your company with HR compliance services

Australian workplace laws can be overwhelming. Our HR audit services simplify compliance for your Sydney business. We'll thoroughly review your policies and practices, identifying potential risks to ensure alignment with the Fair Work Act.  More than just highlighting issues, we partner with you to develop practical solutions and provide ongoing compliance support to minimise your legal exposure.

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Proactive employment relations for a thriving Sydney workplace

Strong employee relationships are essential for any successful Sydney business. However, workplace issues can disrupt productivity and create legal risks. Our employment relations specialists provide proactive HR management services, helping you navigate areas like performance management, contracts, and dispute resolution. We tailor our support to your business needs, ensuring compliance and minimising the likelihood of costly legal problems.

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Simplify your workplace with our essential HR templates & tools

Stop wasting time reinventing the wheel! Our comprehensive library of HR templates and tools empowers you to streamline HR processes in your Sydney business. Access legally compliant employment contracts, policies, checklists, and more – all regularly updated to ensure you stay on top of changing regulations. Focus on growing your business with confidence, knowing your HR essentials are always just a click away.

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We stand with you during workplace disputes

Facing an unfair dismissal claim or other workplace dispute can be a daunting experience for any business owner. Let our team guide you through the process. We provide direct representation during conciliation for effective dispute resolution, aiming for the best possible outcome. Should matters escalate, we collaborate with top legal experts to mount a strong defense for your business. Rest assured, you won't face this challenge alone.

Onsite HR services in Sydney for businesses

Don't let workplace issues disrupt your business. Get hands-on, proactive support directly at you locations. Our HR experts in Sydney provide tailored solutions including workplace investigations, policy implementation, training, and performance management. Ensure a consistent and compliant workplace culture across all your business locations.

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Experience peace of mind in 3 steps

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1. Streamlined operations

Get tailored HR services for your workplace, including compliant contracts, Fair Work Act updates, and proactive HR practices for long-term protection.

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2. Get HR support anytime

Never feel alone with our 24/7 HR advice helpline. Access Sydney HR experts and employment law specialists for immediate guidance on tricky HR issues.

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3. Gain lasting confidence

Empower your decisions with HR guidance by your side. Our HR services are always available to provide you ongoing support to manage workplace relations.

HR Services for Sydney Businesses

Workplace Compliance

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Modern Award interpretation

  • Determine modern award coverage
  • Classify employees correctly
  • Ensure correct pay, penalties, allowances and entitllements
  • Outline apprentice and trainee rules
  • Manage employee hours, rosters, overtime and shift work
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Employment contracts

  • Create compliant employment contracts and variations
  • Interpret existing contracts
  • Implement contract variations
  • Enforce contract terms and clauses
  • Determine employment types
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Fair Work Act & employment law

  • Navigate the Fair Work Act and National Employment Standards
  • Leave entitlements & public holidays
  • Compliance with working conditions
  • Implement flexible working arrangements
  • Manage redundancy processes

Employee Lifecycle Management

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Performance & disciplinary management

  • Guide performance improvement and management processes
  • Write and issue corrective and disciplinary letters
  • Manage corrective actions and disciplinary processes if needed
  • Manage misconduct issues
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Termination & resignation

  • Conduct workplace investigations
  • Meet notice period and procedural requirements
  • Calculate and manage entitlements and final pay
  • Minimise unfair dismissal and general protections risk
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Managing sick & injured employees

  • Handle temporary absences and return to work processes
  • Conduct work capacity reviews
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Manage Workers' Compensation claims and return to work
  • Reduce litigation risk

Resolving Conflict & Agreements

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Harassment, bullying & discrimination

  • Fulfill legal obligations to limit and prevent harassment at work
  • Investigate and address complaints
  • Ensure alignment with state and federal laws
  • Manage general protections cases
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Independent contractors

  • Verify contractor vs. employee status
  • Minimise sham contracting risks
  • Draft and interpret contractor agreements
  • Advise on tax and superannuation
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Enterprise agreements & bargaining

  • Interpret enterprise agreements
  • Assess the implementation of a new enterprise agreement
  • Navigate the "better off overall" test
  • Support enterprise bargaining, agreement renewal or cancellation

Frequently asked questions

Discover how Employment Compass can unlock your business' potential

What specific HR services do you offer for Sydney businesses?

We provide a comprehensive range of HR services to support Sydney businesses of all sizes. This includes HR compliance audits to ensure alignment with the Fair Work Act, development of legally sound contracts and workplace policies, proactive employee relations management, expert guidance on performance management and dispute resolution, and customised HR policies, procedures and templates to streamline your HR processes.

What makes your HR company a good fit for Sydney businesses?

As a Sydney based HR company ourselves, we have a deep understanding of the local business landscape and the unique challenges faced by employers in Sydney. Our expertise in local employment law and our focus on proactive solutions allows us to provide practical and effective support that aligns perfectly with the needs of Sydney businesses.

How can your HR services help my small business in Sydney?

For small businesses in Sydney, our HR services offer cost-effective, tailored solutions that free up your time and resources. We help you manage your employment obligations, saving you from costly mistakes. Our expertise ensures you have the right HR foundation, so you can focus on growth while knowing your people management is in good hands.

Can your HR company help with industry specific HR compliance in Sydney?

We have experience working with businesses across various industries in Sydney. While we specialise in understanding the overarching Fair Work Act, we are dedicated to understanding and supporting you with the nuances of your specific industry. This ensures you get tailored compliance support with any industry specific regulations.

Do you offer any packages or bundled HR services for Sydney businesses?

We understand that businesses have unique needs. While we offer a range of individual HR services, we can also create custom packages or bundles specifically for your Sydney business. Whether you need ongoing support or assistance with a specific project, we'll work with you to find the most effective and affordable solution.

How does working with your HR company compare to hiring an in house HR team?

Partnering with our HR company gives you access to a team of experienced HR professionals without the overhead costs of a full-time in-house department. We offer flexible, scalable support that grows with your business. You benefit from specialised HR expertise in areas like workplace law and employee relations, on demand as you need it.