ADIA > ADIA Membership > CIE Legal – Services supporting AMSRO members

CIE Legal – Services supporting AMSRO members

Legal Hotline

  • Free legal hotline for human resources law and privacy queries.
  • Contact Andrew Maher, Partner, CIE Legal on 0403 399 237 or please email – to request a callback.

EEO Online Training Module

A simple, easy to access, online equal opportunity, bullying and anti-discrimination course designed by CIE Legal to assist AMSRO members in meeting their legal obligations and manage their risks as employers.

This online training module can be used for both permanent and casual employees.

Duration: Takes approx. 20-40 minutes to complete

Cost (ex. GST):

  • First 25 employees (within a 24-month period) = $10 pp
  • 26 or more employees (per 24-month period) = $8 pp (if prepaid – otherwise the 26th annual enrolment onward is at the lower price but the first 25 are still $10)
  • Annual subscription available at $45 per month/ $540 annual (no limit)

Certification: Successful participants receive a certificate upon completion. CIE Legal also provides the employer email confirmation regarding employees who have completed the course.

For further information or to register your business, please email

Virtual Products and Services

Available to all members from July 1, 2018.

Access to one free employment contract via CIE Lockdocs here –

CIE Lockdocs is an automated online employment contract generator that emails the user a completed Market and Social Research Industry full-time or part-time employment contract, ready to print onto letterhead. This service is exclusive to AMSRO members.

The AMSRO Human Resources Library includes the following template HR documents prepared by CIE Legal for AMSRO: casual, part-time and full-time employment contracts, promotion/warning/redundancy/termination letters, plus a Human Resources Handbook and template Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreement. Valued at more than $5,000, The AMSRO Human Resources Library is available to AMSRO members at a special member rate of $750 (ex GST) which includes access via CIE Lockdocs to updated versions of the templates for 24 months.

For further information regarding the Human Resources Library or to purchase, please email

Webinars – coming to AMSRO members in 2018

  • Fraud, Confidentiality, and Restraints – Don’t let your agency become a victim.
  • Managing difficult employees and workplace conflict.
  • Social Media – Use and abuse.
  • Independent Contractors v Employees – The risks of getting it wrong.

Phish of the Day

Phish of the Day is a new service run by AMSRO that will provide updates on incidences of non-genuine market and social research that are reported AMSRO. This includes face to face, telephone, and online research.

A majority of ‘fake research’ is undertaken to sell products or services. Our members’ agencies operate under strict privacy and ethical guidelines. AMSRO member agencies are not permitted to sell or promote products or services under the guise of research.

AMSRO members are encouraged to report [details] of any research contact you have received that you believe might not be genuine and we will post an alert on the Phish of the Day page if it does not appear to us to be