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The Top 10 Legal Minefields of


Employment in Dental Practice
ADAWA Member Complimentary Event 14 May 2018

Monday 14th May 2018


6.00pm for 6.30pm – 8.30pm
ADA House
54-58 Havelock Street, West Perth
Light food & refreshments provided
This is an ADAWA Member complimentary event
RSVP: adawa@adawa.com.au

Join Mark Werman for an evening of learning the Top 10 Legal MARK WERMAN
Minefields of employment in dental practice and how to avoid them. Managing Director, Wentworth Advantage
Mark, who heads-up the ADA HR Advisory Service, knows about HR
After initially qualifying as a Chartered
issues in dental practice and the problems that often arise. He’s been
Accountant, Mark moved into human
advising dentists on these issues for over 20 years – and for the past
resources over 25 years ago. In 1992,
12 years, he and his team of workplace relations advisers have been
Mark completed his Master of Commerce
running the ADA HR Advisory Service.
degree in Human Resources (UNSW).
The employment relationship is fraught with danger and for those In 1991, he was part of the establishment of
practices that are unprepared and uninformed, is potentially one of the the HR Consulting Division at BDO Chartered
most litigious areas of running your practice. Sadly, dentists continue to Accountants and Advisers, one of the world’s
be exposed to these employment legal minefields. Make sure that you largest chartered accounting firms. In 2002
are not one of those many practices who continue to be caught-out, Mark negotiated a management buyout
by attending this highly informative session. Well-known for his of the division from BDO, becoming the
interesting and engaging presentations, Mark’s use of actual dental Managing Director of Wentworth Advantage.
practice case-studies, teaches you in a most practical way, how to Today, Mark heads up Wentworth
protect your practice from employment law risk. Advantage and runs a team of workplace
relations, employment law and work
Among the employment legal minefields to be addressed are:
health & safety specialists who provide
∙∙ Terminating employment for serious misconduct or quality, innovative solutions to a broad
unsatisfactory performance. range of clients, with a particular focus on
∙∙ Ineffective HR systems – including poor workplace policies, membership-based associations.
ineffective performance appraisal and out-of-date job descriptions. Wentworth Advantage is the provider of
∙∙ Ambiguity whether your worker is an employee or a contractor. the ADA HR Advisory Service and has been
∙∙ Bullying and harassment risk. servicing the HR and workplace relations
needs of dentists for over 20 years. Via their
∙∙ Discrimination laws and how it applies to dental practice.
national HR Help Desk service, Wentworth
Advantage provides immediate support to
Save your practice from penalties, fines, damages thousands of dentists around the country,
and massive back-pay obligations – and save yourself and over the years, has answered literally tens
from the enormous psychological trauma and stress of thousands of employment related questions
from both employer and employee dentists.
caused by defending these claims, by joining us for
this must-attend session!