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.

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

woman's hands signing an employment contract, close-up


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).

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. 

Decorative Scales of Justice in the Courtroom

Workplace Investigations

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.


HR and IR Audits

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

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 …


Unfair Dismissal

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.