Casual Employees or Part time?

Retailers, cafĂ© owners, restauranteurs, pharmacists and fast food operators were relieved when earlier this year, the Fair Work Commission decided to cut penalty rates, with the changes to be phased in over a 2-3 year period. Historically, award restrictions and penalty rates have created a disincentive to employing people on the best trading days, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. When employing staff, it is also important to understand the relevant…  Read more

Avoiding those Christmas party incidents

With the Christmas season nearly upon us, it is timely to take steps to minimise the risks of incidents occurring at end-of-year functions which can otherwise prove very costly for small to medium businesses. The best practice is to put in place policies and procedures prior to the event that will assist you and your staff to enjoy your Christmas party, incident-free. Christmas functions provide the perfect opportunity for team-building,…  Read more

Christmas & Summer holidays: common employment issues

Employers often have to deal with unique workplace issues relating to the Christmas–New Year period and summer school holidays. So, with Christmas just around the corner, it is opportune to re-visit some of the more common employment-related issues that can occur. Industrial instrument determines penalty rate The declaration of a public holiday by a state or territory government determines the day on which an employee has a day off with…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories, including the Australian Accounting Awards 2019

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as finalists in 6 categories of the Australian Accounting Awards 2019, Women in Finance Awards and HR Manager of the Year. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

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Allan Hall is the Sydney member of Alliott Group, an award winning, growing, global alliance of 160+ accounting, law and consulting firms in 60+ countries.