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The Ultimate Guide to Single Touch Payroll

By now you’ve probably heard about Single Touch Payroll (STP). Many of you have already hopped aboard the Automation Train, destination: Compliance. The ATO released a great article that breaks down exactly how STP works. Basically, it works by sending tax and super information from your payroll or accounting …
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Team Conflict Resolution Conflicts are inevitable, even in the most engaged of workplaces. Regardless of the source of the conflict, if they are left unresolved, conflicts can quickly impact employee morale and productivity. This article will cover a few conflict management examples and the basic conflict management skills you should …
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How Can People and Culture Support New Parents?

Over the last decade, immense pressure has been placed on businesses – their people and their culture, to be more accommodating towards working parents. Whether this has been through large-scale adjustments to remote work or smaller-scale changes such as workplace aesthetics. Almost all businesses have implemented policies and procedures to support …
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Be Productive When Working From Home

COVID-19 has put productivity into the spotlight. As an employee, you’re likely scratching your head and trying to solve one major problem. How can you stay productive when working from home in the midst of all distractions? Before answering this, we should first understand what productivity is. Some say …
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Employee Recognition: The What, Why and How

Employees who feel valued for the work they do will show higher levels of engagement within your business. They will contribute more, innovate and smash goals. And it makes sense, when we feel valued and recognised we’re motivated to seek the warm fuzzies time and time again. In turn, …
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What is an Employment Contract?

What is an Employment Contract? Congratulations! If you’re reading this blog you must be on the verge of hiring your first staff member. Building a team is an exciting step in growing your business so here’s to you! On the flip side, it can also be a little …
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Changes to the Fair Work Information Statement

On 13 August 2020, the High Court handed down a decision regarding accruing and taking paid personal/carer’s leave, overturning the previous Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v AMWU & Ors [2020] HCA 29 decision. This decision surrounds the method in which personal/carer’s leave can be accrued and taken under the National …
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What Is Employee Absenteeism and How Can You Prevent It?

Employee absenteeism can massively impact your business’ bottom-line results. In fact — absenteeism costs the Australian economy more than $44 billion every year, equating to $3608 per worker. Revenue aside, employee absenteeism can also have a drastic effect on workplace morale and group productivity.  If your team members are consistently down a person, …
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