HR and IR Services

Leigh Bernhardt Corporate Consulting Services performs a wide range of HR and IR tasks for clients across many diverse industries and professions. These tasks include all aspects of the employer/employee relationship.


HR & IR Employer Obligations

Since the introduction of the Fair Work Act (Cth) 2009, employers need to know that there have been significant changes to the Award system, the Industrial Relations framework and employer obligations.

The penalties for noncompliance have increased significantly to enforce the IR legislative requirements.

Policies and Procedures

We can provide policies and procedures tailored to suit your business and circumstances including:

  • Employee Checklist
  • Employee Policy Manual
  • Employee offer/engagement Letters
  • Employee Contracts
  • Independent Contractor Contracts
  • Individual Flexibility Agreements
  • Award translation tables



Enterprise Bargaining and Workplace Agreements

Workplace Agreements come in many forms with the most popular choice under the provisions of the Fair Work Act (Cth) 2009 being Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBA’s).

There are also many other options available under the current system of which we can advise you on the best possible path for your business.

Industrial Advocacy

As an experienced and qualified Industrial Advocate with over 25 years experience, Leigh has appeared in State and Federal Industrial Tribunals and Anti-Discrimination Tribunals representing clients and industries in all manner of disputes.

In 2014 Leigh was appointed to the Queensland and Civil Administrative Tribunal JP Panel which broadens his already extensive experience.



Workplace Investigations

The main aspect of successfully dealing with workplace disputes including discrimination, harassment, bullying or incidents leading to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal is the first response investigation and analysis conducted as soon as the matter becomes apparent.

We can assist at all levels of the claim up to and including Tribunal representation.


HR and IR Audits

Providing contemporary and practical assessments of your business and supply of detailed information on your areas of risk and or noncompliance.

We can supply a range of policies, procedures and templates to assist your compliance goals.


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Job Analysis and Design

Providing advice and support to ensure that existing and new employees are utilised to their maximum advantage and the best possible classifications, structures and use of contractors are in place to suit your workplace …


Redundancy Negotiations

Providing expert advice and assistance to work with you to analyse your needs and organisational structures so that the optimum staffing and ancillary worker structure is identified and implemented to suit your corporate objectives.

Unfair Dismissal


Ph (07) 5530 7625

Our Free Introductory Call Includes

20 Minute Free Initial Consultation with Leigh:

  1. leigh-bernhardt-300x199Understanding the Processes involved
  2. What you need to do now!
  3. Assistance in helping you to decide on the best possible option to suit your circumstances.
  4. Advice on how to achieve the best possible outcome.
  5. Decide on a clear action plan and timetable if you decide to proceed

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