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Christmas 2020: Queensland Public Holidays and Pay Rates

With the festive season almost here, now is the time to get up-to-speed with Queensland public holidays and pay rates. To help your business get it right, we have put together a quick guide.   Common Awards and Public Holiday Rates Here is a Ā selection of public holiday pay rates for common awards. These details […]

Are your employees happy? Find out with employee surveys

Let’s face it, 2020 has been an unprecedented year especially when it comes to the workplace. How have your staff coped and how are they feeling about their job satisfaction? Do you know? Here is one way you could find out. šŸ‘‰ EMPLOYEE SURVEYS šŸ‘ˆ Whether itā€™s how your employees rate their job satisfaction or […]

HR Q&A | Motor Vehicle Kilometre ReimbursementsĀ 

We recently answered this question about motor vehicle kilometre reimbursements. “We currently offer to reimburse staff for business use of their personal vehicle using the ATO cents per kilometre method. However, only a handful of employees submit requests in this way. Most claim it as a personal tax deduction when they do their tax. We […]

Why your business needs an independent wage audit

When did your business last conduct an independent wage audit? The truth is, regular audits can help you avoid costly mistakes. In addition, an independent provider can give valuable confirmation about your payroll processes and personnel. Last week, legislation was passed in Queensland making it a criminal offence to knowingly underpay your staff. This means […]

COVID-19 & Employment Assistance Programs

LET’S TALK about Employment Assistance Programs (EAPs) – does your business use one? Unsurprisingly, EAP providers have seen an increase in demand this year. With the unique and challenging pressures of the pandemic encouraging more people to access supports. So, if you aren’t offering this benefit (and want to) or if you’re contemplating switching providers, […]

Managing your team remotely

Whether you have already been managing your team remotely or are staring down the barrel of it being a possibility, we have put together a quick checklist to help inspire productivity.   TECH-UP: Make sure everyone has access to what they need to do their job and be patient with navigating technical issues. If needed, […]

Job hunting & COVID-19

This year has been a tumultuous journey, especially on the job hunting front. While some industries have fared ok during COVID-19, others have struggled. Our resident recruitment expert, Joy has a few practical tips to consider if you are currently looking for work.   Use this time to think about what you might like to […]