Casual Employees or Part time?

Retailers, café 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: Multi-award winning firm

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

Together as One. Allan Hall Business Advisors is a Member of the Alliott Global Alliance of independent professional firms.

The Alliott Global Alliance is a growing alliance group of 180+ accounting and law firms in  across 80+ countries globally. As part of this group, we can connect with like-minded members of Alliott Global Alliance in other jurisdictions to support and advise our clients who are wishing to explore and develop business opportunities both locally and internationally.