Saturday, February 22, 2020

5 things you should never say when dismissing an employee

Originally published via Portner Press Once you decide to dismiss an employee, after considering all the legal implications and establishing that...

Casual Conversion – Good for Employees, Bad for Employers?

In a recent announcement by Kelly O'Dwyer, the Federal Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, it was revealed that the Federal Government...

Starting a Trucking Business: Choosing the Right Type of Business Structure

When planning your small business, choosing the right type of business structure is one of the first decisions you will need to make. Find out how to decide here!

Regional workers back-paid over $330,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $331,386 in wages for 725 underpaid workers after conducting surprise audits in Albury-Wodonga, Ballarat and Wollongong. Fair Work Inspectors...

Small business continues to be paid late

Large businesses that offer 30-day payment terms to their smaller business partners rarely pay on time, a new study shows.

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program now open for applications

The Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program can assist new small businesses to access professional advice and support in the critical early stages of establishing...

Online SME lending growing at 79 per cent

The online small business lending market in Australia is growing at a faster rate than the US market did at a similar...

Calls for unfair dismissal overhaul to stop small businesses paying workers “go-away money”

As appetite for simplifying Australia’s workplace law grows following the election at the weekend, small business ombudsman Kate Carnell is preparing to hand the...

SME’s struggling with cash leading to Christmas

Small business owners are sacrificing their personal well-being to ensure their business runs smoothly in the lead up to Christmas and deal with business...

Single Touch Payroll becomes law for all businesses after July 1

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is now mandatory for all businesses in Australia, after legislation passed through Parliament this week.