2019 Federal Election: Change is coming...Or is it?

22/05/2019 - 30/05/2019 12:00 am , , Cost: $$0.00

Like any election year, 2019 will be a year not easily forgotten in the minds of Australian businesses and voters. With the Federal Election around the corner, the future of the regulation of Australian workplaces may face great change. Many voices suggest an ALP victory is likely but if there is one thing we all know about the recent Australian political landscap... Read more

Workforce Change and Transformation: Navigating Organisational Planning, Restructuring, and Redundancies

30/10/2019 All Day , , Cost: $$0.00

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” – Charles Kettering

Restructuring is a challenging exercise for companies in any industry and of any size – change is never easy, and it is to be expected that any organisational review and restructure will be met with a range of emotions and responses: fear, anger, uncertainty and hostility.

Careful planning to ensure compliance with all relevant legislative, industrial and contractual requirements is key to designing a successful restructuring process, as well ... Read more

FCB Year in Preview 2020

25/02/2020 - 05/03/2020 12:00 am , , Cost: $$0.00


2020 has well and truly arrived and I am delighted to extend to you an invitation to our hall mark “Year in Preview” board room series. The year ahead is going to present a raft of changes to the world of workplace relations as we know it and we would love to have you join us for some robust discussions with a select group of FCB clients. Our Year in Preview series operate under Chatham House Rules and provide an ideal forum to gleam some insights from your peers, share your views and hear updates from Australia’s leading employment law firm.Read more

Webinar: Workplace Relations on the Other Side of the Curve

16/06/2020 - 18/06/2020 All Day Webinar Cost: $$0.00

FCB Group would like to invite you to this exclusive interactive online event. Due to COVID-19, for the first time in 10 years, FCB’s Workplace Matters (Breakfast Briefing) event series will be hosted in an online format! 

​​​The first half of 2020 has been a period like no other for Australian businesses! Before we head into the new Financial Year our clients need to pause and take a 360 degree review of the new challenges (and opportunities) that lie ahead in the world of workplace relations.

Join us for our new Workplac... Read moreBook Now

How will upcoming IR reform impact your business?

10/11/2020 - 12/11/2020 12:00 am , , Cost: $$0.00

FCB Group would like to invite you to the first in a series of Workplace Matters webinars where we talk about the upcoming industrial relations reforms.

Join us for an in-depth look at:

  • The changes that are being proposed by the IR reforms
  • How these changes will affect your business
  • Measures you can implement to adapt to the changes

Places are limited, so register early to avoid missing out!

Background on the IR reforms

On 26 May 2020 the Prime Minister announced that industrial relations re... Read more

FCB Year in Preview Events 2021

23/02/2021 - 04/03/2021 All Day , , Cost: $$0.00

The team at FCB Group would like to invite you to attend our annual Year in Preview event, which for the first time, will be hosted online!

A maximum of 20 places will be available at each session, so register early to avoid missing out.

FCB Year in Preview Webinar 7
General Session 3
Tuesday 2nd March10:00am – 11:30amRead more

[FREE online event] The workforce of tomorrow: HR in aged care 2021 and beyond

09/06/2021 9:00 am - 4:30 pm , , Cost: $$0.00

You’re invited to attend our upcoming online event – The workforce of tomorrow: HR in aged care 2021 and beyondit’s an opportunity like no other where you’ll learn, contribute and discuss HR challenges the aged care industry is facing now and in the future.

An ageing population. Responding to a health and economic crisis and the heavy disruption caused. The Royal Commission findings. Unique employment relations issues. Casual employment reform. Award and compliance changes. These are just some of the factors that have and contin... Read more

Shining the Light on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: 2021 and Beyond

17/08/2021 - 19/08/2021 All Day , , Cost: $$0.00

As we’ve seen in recent times, no workplace or industry is immune from the scourge of sexual harassment in the workplace. There is an increasing and overwhelming need for businesses to focus on the issue and deeply understand it in order to prevent it from occurring and to effectively manage risk when it inevitably arises.

On 24 June 2021 the Federal Government introduced the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill into Parliament, which forms part of the Government’s response to the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s Respect@Work report. The Bill see... Read more

Emerging Professionals Network

11/08/2021 - 14/09/2021 All Day , , Cost: $$0.00

You’re invited to join FCB’s new Emerging Professionals Networka network designed for professionals emerging in their fields who are passionate about developing their knowledge and skills on all things employment and industrial law.Read more

Thrive with confidence

02/09/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm , , Cost: $$0.00

While the pandemic is impacting heavily on some industries, others are faring well in this environment – in the March quarter, GDP increased by 1.8 per cent, that’s a 1.1 per cent rise since the start of COVID! These latest GDP results show just how well Australia’s economy is recovering.

With the new financial year ah... Read more

Pivot 2021: changes and challenges managing people, safety, compliance, and technology in the disability services sector.

20/10/2021 9:00 am - 4:30 pm , , Cost: $$0.00

You’re invited to attend our upcoming online event – Pivot 2021: changes and challenges managing people, safety, compliance, and technology in the disability services sector. The event is a unique opportunity to learn, engage, and deepen your understanding of an industry that has undergone some major changes.

We will examine in detail the latest developments and reforms in complex employment law settings including changes to Awards, vaccination, casual employment and sexual harassment. We will also hear from some of FCB’s valued clients, associates and recommen... Read more