Four Reasons Why Your Business Can Benefit from Recruitment Assistance

Do you need help with recruitment? We’ve got the lowdown on your recruitment options and why your business can benefit from recruitment assistance. A recruiter should be thought of as your very own personal brand spokesperson, a brand ambassador with the primary purpose to find people who will thrive in your business and help your business grow. Recruitment can be extremely time consuming and costly for a business, particularly if…  Read more

National Minimum Wage and Award Rates to Increase by 1.75%  

The 2020 Annual Wage Review has resulted in a decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to increase the  national minimum wage and the minimum award rate by 1.75%.   The new national minimum wage, which applies to all full-time  and part-time employees who are not covered by an award or  agreement, will increase to $753.80 per week or $19.84 per hour (before tax) from 1 July 2020. The Fair Work Commission has also increased…  Read more

8 Tips for Communicating When Working Remotely

Remote working throws many challenges that some of us have not faced before, and communication is key, now more than ever. Whether you are communicating with your team-mates, managers, partners or clients, these eight tips will help you get your message across with the best possible outcome when working remotely: Provide context – As you may still be working from home and can only communicate virtually, it’s essential that the communication…  Read more

How to Combat Mental Wellbeing During Isolation

While restrictions are easing, the COVID-19 pandemic is by no means over and as we continue to work remotely, this time of isolation can be more difficult for some. It is important to recognise that uncertainty and unpredictability can take a toll on mental wellbeing and some of us may be feeling this more than others. Mental health is just as important as physical health and something that needs thought, care and nurturing by all. Here are some…  Read more

JobKeeper Payment: Important Key Dates

Final call to enrol for JobKeeper for April/May and next JobKeeper monthly declaration now due It is very important to keep up to date with the JobKeeper Payment key dates to ensure you don’t miss critical deadlines to receive payments. Upcoming JobKeeper Payment Key Dates: 31 May: Don’t forget, you only have until 31 May to enrol for JobKeeper if you intend to claim for wages paid for JobKeeper fortnights in…  Read more

New Federal Court Ruling: Time to Review Your Casual Employment Arrangements

A decision by the Federal Court last week on casual employment in the WorkPac v Rossato case has significant implications for clients with long term or regular casual employees. The main take-outs of the decision regarding casual employment arrangements are as follows: Under certain circumstances, employees who have been regarded as casuals (ie. where there is a “firm advance commitment”) may be mis-classified, as they should be treated as ongoing…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as winner of the Client Choice Awards 2020, Women in Finance Awards 2019 and HR Manager of the Year 2019. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

Global alliance focussed on business excellence

Allan Hall Business Advisors is an integral member of Alliott Group, a growing alliance of 170+ accounting and law firms in  across 70+ countries globally. As part of this alliance, we can connect with like-minded members of Alliott Group in other jurisdictions to support and advise our clients who are wishing to explore and develop business opportunities both locally and internationally.