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Can your employees work from home?

Can your employees work from home?

With the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, many companies have quickly adopted the practice of employees working from home and employees will no doubt work out how to do this effectively over time but what you, as an employer may not realise is the extent of responsibility you still have for your remote worker.
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Lessons Learned - COVID-19

Lessons Learned - COVID-19

As a business owner, it is my responsibility to anticipate threats to my business and manage those risks. Still, I must admit to being caught a little short when it came to the impact of the Coronavirus.
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Time & Attendance - How it can help with Anualised Salary Reporting

Time & Attendance - How it can help with Anualised Salary Reporting

In a recent article, I commented on the potential administrative nightmare caused by complying with the new Annualised Salary Provisions. The provisions require that accurate records of hours worked are used to make comparisons against those hours of work specified within the agreed Annualised Salary Arrangement (ASA). The ASA has two main elements which trigger a required additional payment to employees. The Triggers The first is when an employees hours exceeds the "Outer Limits" of ordinary and overtime within a pay period. These additional hours must be paid within the relevant pay period for hours worked.
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Annualised Salaries - A Pending Adminstration Nightmare

Many companies are aware ( although many are not) that changes to the Annualised Salary provisions in many awards take effect 1st March 2020. These changes are to protect employees from underpayment, and they include measures to both improve the transparency of the Annualised Salary Agreement and, more significantly for employers, a requirement to measure actual hours worked. Here are the changes which most affect employers. These changes may vary between awards to some degree.
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Are you paying your employee correctly ?

Are you paying your employee correctly ?

Headline Announcement Jim Courtwood Author of the Time & Attendance Consultant's Guides In the process of assisting clients in implementing a new time and attendance system, it is very common for companies to have to define some rules around their...

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