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Fair Work Decision: Annual Wage Review 2016-17

06 / 6 / 2017

Today, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) announced its Annual Wage Review Decision for 2016-217. It has been announced that it will lift the national minimum to $694.90 or $18.29 per hour. This represents an increase of 3.3%. This constitutes an increase of $22.20 per week to the weekly rate or $0.59 cents per hour. The FWC’s decision  ..


8 Tips In Surviving End of Financial Year

24 / 5 / 2017

The End of Financial Year can be a busy and stressful time for businesses. The process requires careful preparation in order to ensure everything goes smoothly and important documents are delivered and received on time. Follow the 8 tips below to help you plan and navigate the challenges of the end of financial year. 1. Start Prep ..


Budget 2017-18: 3 Payroll Related Changes You Should Know

10 / 5 / 2017

Last night, the Budget for 2017-18 was announced by Treasurer Scott Morrison, unveiling a new plan to boost infrastructure spend, invest in education and improve housing affordability. FIRST HOMEOWNERS A new First Homeowners Supersavers Scheme will now allow first home buyers to use up to $30,000 of voluntary pre-tax superannuation contribut ..


Single Touch Payroll: The Changes Coming in 2017

19 / 4 / 2017

The Australian government announced Single Touch Payroll back in 2014, a new initiative to streamline tax and superannuation reporting obligations, allowing employers to report salary or wages, PAYG withholding and super details directly to the ATO at the same time as they pay their employees. The obligations came into effect ..


Another Celebrity Chef Uncovered Underpaying Wages

18 / 4 / 2017

Celebrity Chef Adrian Richardson has been the latest high-profile chef outed in underpaying staff entitlements that include weekend penalty rates. The news comes as George Calombaris recently reimbursed a total of $2.6 million in wages to nearly 200 staff at his renowned restaurants, blaming “poor internal processes in class ..


Fair Work makes changes to penalty rates

23 / 2 / 2017

The Fair Work Commission has announced a decision to cut penalty rates in select hospitality and retail modern awards. The decision affects rates for those working on public holidays and weekends (both permanent and casual employees), and also employees working late nights or early mornings in the Restaurant and Fast Food awards.  ..


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