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PENALTY RATE CUTS: THE NEXT STEPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) threw down the gauntlet last Thursday when they agreed to cutting Sunday and public holiday penalty rates. The FWC will be implementing changes from March onwards. If you’re a business owner operating in the hospitality, restaurant, fast-food, retail or pharmacy industries, how can you make sure your business doesn’t suffer?…

How to retain star performers in three steps

Would you spend months choosing exactly the right car, pay top dollar, then leave it in a laneway with the windows down and the keys in the ignition? You wouldn’t leave a car to be stolen.  But businesses invest even more in headhunting star performers, only to see them quit after six months.  You lose…

MYOB selects easyemployer as NDIS tech solution partner

In recognition of the continuing struggle of care providers to innovate to cope with the newly introduced National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) MYOB has brought a selection of its partners together to spearhead the provision of integrated software solutions to facilitate business improvement. These solutions will assist care providers to innovate in areas that are seen as…

NDIS Update: New “Innovation” Funding for Care Providers

In a move welcomed by care providers and participants involved in the newly implemented NDIS, Minister for Social Services Christian Porter announced last week that there will be a $4m fund to support providers innovating in key areas of work design and workforce arrangements over two years, starting in 2017. The new Innovative Workforce Fund (IWF),…

Penalty rates: tips for handling a political hot potato

With the Federal Election looming, Sunday penalty rates are generating heat. Labor thinks they should stay, while the Liberals have mixed opinions on the matter.Both parties’ ultimately handball the issue, saying it’s a matter for the Fair Work Commission. There has also been the usual amount of name calling on both sides. As a manager,…

2016 Australian Not-For-Profit Technology Awards – the Winners!

The inaugural Australian Not-For-Profit Technology Awards, recognising the very best in technology innovation from across the Australian NFP sector, was also held in conjunction with this year’s ConnectingUp NFP Conference. Taking place on Thursday night (19 May) in the spectacular Main Hall of the historic Arts Centre, six categories of winners were announced, with two…

How to save on labour costs: grab that low-hanging fruit

So many HR managers concentrate on the long game, missing serious savings that are right in front of us. We think that any return on investment — whether that’s overhauling processes or acquiring new software — will take at least five years to pay off. When HR managers focus on the long game, they’re thinking…

Are your remote staff still working?

When your business is expanding to multiple locations, good culture and communication are the foundation for growth. But to keep your business functioning, the wheels need to be turning above ground too. Productivity will always count. So how to do you keep an eye on performance when you can’t be there in person? Track staff…

The HR issues of managing remote staff

How to manage staff across locations Growing your business means more than just more money through the door. It’ll often mean more people, and those people are going to need more space. You can rearrange an office, and roster on more shifts. But for hospitality, retail and healthcare, sooner or later, that’ll mean adding another…

Special Guest Writer: What to Expect From Your Enterprise Partner

Kilimanjaro Consulting have put a resource together to help you select the right enterprise partner. Picking the right solution provider is just as important as selecting the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.Businesses should be aware of the “implementer risks” before making a large investment. With the right partner, ERP implementation should flow into ongoing assistance…