30 June A message from the CEO: What's happening at REEF June 30, 2017 By Reef Admin General, REEF management 0 It's hard to believe we're halfway through the year. What started as a busy year shows no sign of slowing down. Here's just a few things we've been focused on. People Management System review Every REEF member has access to our award-winning People Management System. Over the years, we’ve invested heavily in developing the software so it serves the HR needs of our members. As part of our efforts to continuously improve the system, we’ve recently undertaken a comprehensive review of the content. You can read more about what's been updated by reading this article >>> If you haven’t yet discovered the power of the People Management System or are yet to fully embrace all its bene ts, contact our Membership Services Director, Greg Paterson. He’ll take you through an online tutorial to demonstrate the system and help you get started. You can contact Greg by calling 1300 616 170 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Annual General Meeting REEF’s 50th Annual General Meeting was held on 27 April 2017. Fred Andriessen, in his first annual report as President, gave attendees a rundown of the major activities REEF was involved in over the course of 2016. His report demonstrates the ‘hard yards’ REEF has put in – often behind the scenes – to secure a better workplace environment for our members. Be sure to read his President’s report, as well as the Treasurer’s report. 2017 Roadshow And finally, just a reminder that we’re still travelling around the state with the Roadshow. This is a landmark year for your industry, as we navigate a changed workplace environment following the four- year award review. By attending the Roadshow, you’ll be better equipped to deal with the changing landscape ahead. The 2017 Roadshow continues through to August. To find out more about when we’ll be near you, go to reef.org.au/training. BRYAN WILCOX Chief Executive Officer Related A message from the CEO: Beware changing REEF templates I always emphasise to members that they shouldn't change or modify REEF template employment agreements or commission structures without talking to us first. Why? The answer is simple. A message from the CEO: Employment contracts A question REEF CEO Bryan Wilcox is often asked with whether workplace policies should be included in employment contracts. Here, he explains why it's not recommended. REEF President gives annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his first annual report to members and shared some of REEF's big wins during 2016. Stronger protection from REEF and Realcover REEF has formed a strategic alliance with Realcover, which is the only real estate industry-owned professional indemnity insurer in Australia. Realcover's policy carries additional coverage in the form of Employment Practices Liability (EPL) protection. REEF Treasurer presents financial statements at AGM REEF's audited financial statements for 2016 were presented by Treasurer Paul Byrne at the recent AGM, outlining the achievement of a small surplus. Protecting confidential information from employee theft As agencies have come to rely more and more on technology, there's been an increase in employees taking important and confidential business information. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.