ASGA Continues to Expand Member Benefits
At ASGA we are continually reviewing and expanding our offering to members, with a new Workplace Advice Line the latest addition to our comprehensive range of member benefits.
One of the key benefits of ASGA Membership has long been the ability to obtain advice on employment and workplace matters, including regular updates on legislative and regulatory changes, a comprehensive employment guide and numerous contract and policy templates.
Now, we are delighted to announce a new ‘preferred supplier’ partnership with Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors (ABLA) which will provide members with access to even more resources, including the new ASGA Workplace Advice Line.
“ABLA is one of Australia’s leading specialist workplace relations and employment law firms,” explained ASGA President, Mick Harrold, announcing the new agreement.
“Owned by a business chamber, the firm is unique in the legal landscape as it operates for the purpose of helping Australian businesses navigate the complex world of employment, workplace law and industrial relations.
“ABLA only acts for businesses, defending and advancing the interests of its diverse client base from small regional family businesses to ASX Top 20. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle, the ABLA team has a deep understanding of what drives business success and how to survive the legal challenges that employers are faced with.”
The Advice Line, Harrold says, will allow members to connect directly with workplace relations and employment law specialists at ABLA, who will be on hand to answer questions and provide general advice on how to minimise legal risks and manage your legal obligations.
“The Workplace Advice Line is available via a simple free call during business hours from anywhere in Australia, providing real peace of mind to our members as they navigate the rapidly changing world of workplace relations,” Harrold says.
Fiona Corbett, ABLA’s National Manager – Workplace Advice, will host a special introductory webinar in November designed to cover some of the legal issues that matter to industry businesses, and to provide advice and guidance business owners can use to reduce risk and build business success.
“Whether it’s disciplinary procedures, redundancies and terminations, leave entitlements, award rates, contracts or other important issues, it’s important to get the right advice to help you make sure you’re compliant. Our aim is to make the complicated simple, so you can get it right the first time, every time,” says Corbett.
The new advice line joins a long list of member-only resources which range from free webinars, to policy and contract templates, employment agreements and WH&S templates, and advice on everything from industry regulations, permits and technical issues, to sustainable practices.
“ASGA membership is growing quickly, with more than 500 businesses now benefiting from these exclusive resources which keep them one step ahead of the competition,” Harrold reports.
Businesses who wish to join or renew their ASGA membership for the 2023/24 financial year to access the full range of member benefits including the new ASGA Workplace Advice Line, should contact [email protected]