BoSP – The Employee Handbook

20 September 2023 - Updated: 15 January 2024

This Business of Small Practice (BoSP) CPD on demand webinar features the ACA’s HR Consultant and Managing Principal of Catalina Consultants, Merilyn Speiser.  View this webinar to better understand the benefits of an Employee Handbook, the steps to develop one and what to include. This event was developed in consultation with Catalina Consultants by the ACA WA branch and originally held 25 October 2023.


In this webinar Merilyn guides the audience through the development of an Employee Handbook that balances employer obligations, office culture and employee perks. Her approach is forward-thinking and applicable to practices of all sizes, including emerging and those just starting out. Her presentation will reference the recently updated ACA HR Policy Templates and show you how to adapt them for your business.

This webinar provides an incredible opportunity to improve the culture and practice of your business.


Merilyn Speiser is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Catalina Consultants, and has more than 20 years’ experience in the development of business strategies, leadership development, people and performance management and succession planning. In addition to running her business, Merilyn also develops and delivers leadership programs both in Australia and internationally, and she is a sought-after presenter, writer, mentor and coach.


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Members $30 (incl GST)
Non-members $60 (incl GST)


Participation in this event will deliver 1 formal CPD point.

Learning outcomes: Completion of this webinar will allow participants to better understand the purpose and development of an employee handbook and key elements for inclusion; its contribution to a more engaged team and positive office culture; and adaptation and usage of HR templates for individual practices.

AACA Competencies: Practice Management and Professional Conduct – PC1

Architects Board WA & APBSA Core Areas: Practice Management

A link will be provided to upload CPD answers and for issue of a CPD certificate of completion.


For any questions, please contact Katherine Ygosse