Around 450,000 new positions for young people are forecast to be generated by JobMaker. Do you know how your business can benefit from the assistance measures available?
Around 450,000 new positions for young people are forecast to be generated by JobMaker. Do you know how your business can benefit from the assistance measures available?Read More
As the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines has just arrived on our shores in Australia and vaccinations are scheduled to roll out in the coming weeks, employers are starting to query whether they can direct their employees to be vaccinated.Read More
Did you know…Fair Work reported an increase of 60% in unfair dismissal claims during the 2020 pandemic? How can your business avoid facing a claim?
Did you know… the Fair Work Commission (FWC) reported an increase of 60% in unfair dismissal claims during the 2020 pandemic compared to the previous year? So then, why the increase in unfair dismissal claims and how can your business avoid facing a claim?Read More
Reconcile employees’ annualised salary with their Modern Award entitlements by 1 March 2021 or be in breach of Fair Work Act.
It is almost 1 March and time for you to review the annualised salary of your award-based employees against their Modern Award entitlements; or you will be in breach of Fair Work Act. Many business owners like you are wondering what this all means for your business and if you are impacted.Read More
A national survey conducted by the Fair Work Commission last year found only about 5% of workers who were sent home to work during lockdown want to return to the office on a full-time basis and around 35% want to return on a part-time basis only.Read More
Can an employee be forced to work on Australia Day (or any other public holiday) and what wages apply if they do or do not work?
If you’re open for business on Australia Day, you’re probably knee-deep finalising work rosters. Chances are, you’ve encountered resistance from some workers who’d rather be having a BBQ at the beach than at work. Many of our clients ask two key questions whenever a public holiday is approaching. 1. can you force them to work on a public holiday? 2. how is regular overtime paid if it occurs on Australia Day (or any other public holiday)? Below are answers to these questions that provide insights on how you can manage situations which may arise in relation to your employees working on public holidays.Read More
Did you know Hybrid workplaces are on the rise, ‘82% of business leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely some of the time’.
Did you know Hybrid workplaces are on the rise, ‘82% of business leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely some of the time’. (Gartner, Return to the workplace benchmarks survey, Gartner Inc. 5 June, 2020)Read More
Now is the time to re-focus your team for success and review the award changes effective from February 2021.Read More
In these extraordinary and uncertain times, as business owners you are busy navigating through what has been and, in some cases still is, a dramatic impact on the new future of how we do business post-pandemic. Read on for the top 5 emerging trends that will transform your workplace in 2021.Read More