National Minimum Wage rise
National Minimum Wage rise
Check if your employees are covered by the national minimum wage or a modern award.  Correctly classify employees under the relevant award and review rates of pay in line with the National Minimum Wage rise from 1 July.
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Super Guarantee base rate rise 1 July
Super Guarantee base rate rise 1 July
Read why employers should turn their attention to managing the superannuation guarantee (SG) increase which comes into effect 1 July.
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JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme
JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme
Wondering if you can afford to take on any new employees in the aftermath of COVID19? Read on to see if the JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme might offer some options.
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Casual employment legislation
Casual employment legislation
Businesses that currently employ casual staff, or that are looking at engaging casual staff, need to be aware of important changes introduced under the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2021.
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Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements
Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements
An extension to the apprenticeship wage subsidy program for another 12 months has been announced. Read on to find out if your business might be eligible.
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How to avoid HR Issues during the Festive Season
How to avoid HR Issues during the Festive Season
At this time of year we like to remind employers of their obligations when celebrating with staff. This year we cover a range of important HR issues including additional responsibilities to ensure that parties are held in a COVID safe manner.
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Does your business need a payroll audit?
Does your business need a payroll audit?
Australia’s employment legislation is extensive, broad and can be incredibly complex. If you don’t have a thorough understanding of your obligations to your employees, then your business could be at risk of underpayment of employee wages. 
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What You Need to Know: JobKeeper Provisions in the Fair Work Act – Extensions and Changes
What You Need to Know: JobKeeper Provisions in the Fair Work Act – Extensions and Changes
Further to our announcement regarding the new 1 July employee eligibility test date for the JobKeeper Payment, the Australian Government passed the JobKeeper Extension Scheme through legislation on 1 September 2020.
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High Court Decision Overruled: Paid Personal Leave Anomaly
High Court Decision Overruled: Paid Personal Leave Anomaly
On Thursday 13 August the High Court delivered a long awaited judgment, which clarifies the way in which personal/carer’s leave accrues and can be taken by part time workers. The High Court Decision By majority, the High Court overruled the previous Federal Court decision (handed down in August last year in relation to Mondelez Australia […]
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