Tips&Tricks

Flat Rates of Pay for Casual Employees

Flat Rates of Pay for Casual Employees

With the last round of wage increases rolling out on February 1st we have received a number of calls regarding the ability to pay flat or loaded rates to casual employees.  Given some of the decisions made by Fair Work in 2020 relating to casual employees it highlight the need to put casual rates in the forefront of everyone’s mind!  Whilst…

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Employing Staff 2020 – Webinar Recording

Employing Staff 2020 – Webinar Recording

Changes to casual pay rates (these are new November 2020 changes!)• Changes to annualised salaries and your obligations• A growth in Bullying complaints and staff Grievances during 2020 – how can you protect your business? Webinar Recording with Deanne Baker, Phoebe Kitto & Rebecca Wright. Filmed in Maroochydore and Port Douglas.

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STP Finalisation Process

STP Finalisation Process

Julie from SmartBiz HQ will be joining Phoebe Kitto to discuss your bookkeeping and payroll requirements for EOFY. This will be the first year that many small businesses have Single Touch Payroll (STP) and there are some end of year processes that you may not be aware of.

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2020 Minimum Wage Increase

2020 Minimum Wage Increase

The Fair Work Commission has just issued its decision on the
2019/2020 wage review with rates increasing by 1.75% but there’s a catch, the
wage increases will be staggered with the modern awards being split into three
different groups

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Webinar Recording: Casual Employment Under the Spotlight

Webinar Recording: Casual Employment Under the Spotlight

Covid-19 Recovery Group – Webinar Click here for the Webinar Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/vcIuIbz9-D83GdOT4wSDA_4vW9Tuev2sgXAf__YLmh7jAndRM1b3MuNAMOpuGjdrMI1pmv_B8NCwaZTs?startTime=1591311506000 This webinar covers the following topics: ** What does the new Workpac case mean for casual employment in your business?** Do you need to make changes to your casual employment arrangements?** The importance of casual conversion** JobKeeper update** JobMaker… what does this mean for you?

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Congratulations!  You have made it to mid- May 2020

Congratulations! You have made it to mid- May 2020

You have now reached Level 5 of Jumanji!  The workplace and business environment are still dominated by confusion and anxiety – and the with the constant changes it really is starting to feel like we are in a game of Jumanji.   Unfortunately, with these changes introduced the industrial relations environment has become even more clouded and uncertain. We’ve tried to…

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