What new whistleblowing laws mean for HR

June 2019 – Amended whistleblower laws come into effect in Australia on 1 July. In this article for the Australian HR Institute, Gary Gill, Head of Investigations at Sapere Forensic, looks at what they mean for HR professionals.   Reproduced with permission.

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Sapere contracted to evaluate environmental taxes in the Pacific

15 February 2019 – Sapere researchers have recently embarked on a project to evaluate taxes and subsidies that affect the health of the Pacific Ocean. This project, for the Forum Fisheries Agency (a division of the World Bank) will assess if and how government taxes and subsidies create economic incentives that are aligned with, or

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Gary Gill joins Sapere Forensic

Sapere Forensic welcomes Gary Gill as Director and Head of Investigations, based in our Sydney office. Most recently, Gary was a partner and National Leader of the forensic practice at KPMG Australia. Prior to that, he was a partner at KPMG Canada, and led its Forensic practice in Vancouver. According to Tony Samuel, Managing Director

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Nurofen Class Action update – Calculation of Individual Payments (January 2019)

10 January 2019 – Sapere has received a number of calls regarding the calculation of the Individual Payments.  Please note that the Individual Payments are not based on the estimated amount spent on the Nurofen Specific Pain Range. In accordance with paragraph 21 of the Settlement Scheme (being Schedule 1 to the Settlement Deed dated

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Nurofen Class Action update – January 2019 Individual Payments (December 2018)

20 December 2018 – Sapere has received notice from the Respondent that there will be no further challenges to claims. In accordance with the Settlement Scheme (being Schedule 1 to the Settlement Deed dated 31 July 2017), the Individual Payments Schedule is being prepared, and requires authorising and agreement.  Thereafter, payments will be paid.  We

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Vhari McWha named ‘Local Hero’

Sapere Research Group Director Vhari McWha was awarded a 2019 Local Hero medal at a presentation ceremony held recently in Wellington. The Local Hero award is part of the New Zealander of the Year Awards. The Kiwibank Local Hero award recognises those whose selflessness and determination has made a difference in the community. Vhari has

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