Constructing Appropriate Agreements In Your Workplace 

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 Misclassification poses significant risks for both employers and workers. 

Constructing appropriate workplace agreements involves correctly classifying workers as either employees or contractors. This determination has significant legal and financial implications. Misclassification, where an employee is erroneously designated as a contractor, can lead to liabilities under the Fair Work Act (2009). It's essential to understand that the mere stipu

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Fixed Term Employment Contract Laws have changed so If you use fixed term (temporary) contracts you will need to review them.      

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 includes significant changes regulating the use of fixed-term employment contracts. Changes will take effect on 6 December 2023 and will also apply to any fixed term contracts entered into since 6 Decem

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Builders, Pay Attention!

Unlock the potential of your building business with 100 expert tips sourced from successful Australian builders. This invaluable resource is available for free download!

Imagine the possibilities when a group of industry experts collaborates. The result? A comprehensive guide designed to help builders expand their businesses.

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What is Annual Leave Loading?

Annual leave loading (leave loading) is an extra payment give on top of annual leave to pay, which is usually 17.5% (but may be higher depending on the award or agreement).

Dating back to the 1970s, leave loading was introduced to compensate employees for being unable to access overtime and shift penalties when on annual leave, resulting in a reduction in take home pa

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Single Touch Payroll is applicable to all Australian businesses with 20 plus staff as of 1 July 2018. Employers eligible need to perform a head count of all their staff as of 1 April and to keep a record of this on file. Businesses with 19 or less staff do not have to report until 1 July 2019 (unless they want to opt in) so they can breathe easier for another year. The head count should only include full-time, part-time, overseas staff, any employees absent or on leave (paid or unpaid). Casual and seasonal workers who are
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In today’s world, most of us are moving to Document Management Technology that support a paperless system and are often cloud based (where the data is stored on in the internet instead of your computer's hard drive).  So how about your business document management?   Let's focus specifically (since we are a Human Resource business), on the often large proportion of business documentation that relates to the Human Resources (HR) component of your business.   These could be Employment Contract
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Business processes and systems are different in every business but when your business grows, so should your systems and processes.  What may have worked really well for 5 staff members, may not work as well for 10 or 20 staff members.  Not to mention, manual processes which can end up taking up more of your time when, ideally, you are busier with more work coming in.  Taking a step back and evaluating your processes and systems each year can save you time, money and a whole lot of headaches later down the track.   Now
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HRIS? Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report indicated digital HR as a key priority, with 74% of survey participants rating it as important to very important. So what is digital HR and how do you choose the right option for your organisation? As Client Services Coordinator for HR Central, I work predominantly on our Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and would like to share my tips on what to look for when shopping around for an HRIS for your organisation.  It sounds complicated, like you may well nee
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The insightfulness of MYOB Incite 2017 is more than a mouthful of words! Recently we posted about our integration capabilities, partners and the benefits of integrating software to get more out of the services you are using. HR Central is on of MYOB add-on-partners.  Our software integrates with MYOB so that users of our software can access their payslips and leave balances within HR Central.  As a result of our partnership, HR Central recently exhibited nationally at the MOYB Incite Conferences. MYOB Incite is a
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In this post, I’m going to attempt to peel back the curtain on something that most people have heard about, but might not fully understand – the Cloud.

So, what exactly is the Cloud?

Well, that can be a tricky question to answer, as the Cloud can be many things to many different people. Simply put, the Cloud is about making internet hosting accessible to more people. When the internet was first becoming popular, it was very costly to have any sort of presence. You would first have to buy your own hardware
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