The Impact of the #MeToo Movement and How to Deal with Workplace Harassment

Complaints of harassment and bullying in the workplace have recently increased, which many are attributing to the #MeToo Movement. In this current environment, it is critical that employers are taking steps to proactively prevent claims of workplace bullying and harassment from occurring, and learn how to deal with complaints effectively. Amanda Lye, Senior HR Consultant at Allan Hall Human Resources, provides 5 important steps employers can take to minimise the…  Read more

HR Insights: Is Your Award Changing?

Is your award set to change? If yes, are you across the changes and how they may impact your business? As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4-yearly review of modern awards, there are more than 30 modern awards which have been reviewed and amended, with changes set to apply from the first full pay period on or after 4 February 2020. Overview of Changes: The 4 yearly review scheme…  Read more

Application of NSW Public Holidays: Australia Day and Anzac Day 2020

What you need to know as an employer for the Australia Day and Anzac Day NSW Public Holidays in 2020. Returning to work following the string of public holidays can be difficult for many. Fortunately, we won’t have to wait long for the next public holiday as Australia Day is just around the corner! With that in mind, it is important to be aware of how different public holidays in…  Read more

What You Need to Know: Annualised Salary Clause Changes in Modern Awards

Are your employees covered by a modern award? If so, your business may soon be affected by the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to make changes to annualised salary clauses. In the most recent 4 yearly review of modern awards, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has handed down a decision which will affect over 20 modern awards, by adding to or replacing existing annualised salary clauses within these awards. These…  Read more

How to Avoid Christmas Party Incidents!

We know that the festive period can sometimes be referred to as ‘the silly season,’ however, key measures can be put in place to avoid Christmas party incidents at the end of year function! Christmas is fast approaching which means our calendars are starting to fill up with festive events, including those social work gatherings with our fellow colleagues, clients and customers. Often one of the biggest events in our social calendars is the end of year Christmas celebration which generates…  Read more

Underpayment of Employee Wages and Entitlements – Is Your Business at Risk?

How to Identify Issues of Underpayment of Employee Wages Australia’s employment legislation is extensive, broad and can be incredibly complex. And, if you don’t have a thorough understanding of your obligations to your employees, then the likely answer to our title question is YES…you are at risk of underpayment of employee wages! The underpayment of employee wages, or what the media has cleverly coined ‘Wage Theft’ can occur in any business. Recent media publications have shone a light on this…  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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