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Australian Employment Law Updates 2016

Are you aware of the new employment law changes from 1st July 2016? The new minimum wage is $672.70 per week (up from $656.90), and all award pay rates have increased by 2.4 per cent. The new salary cap for unfair dismissals is now $138,900 (it was previously $136,700). The Fair Work Information Statement has [...]

By | 2016-11-15T15:58:43+00:00 July 18th, 2016|

How to delegate successfully

JULIANNE DOWLING Smarter Business Ideas Time is a precious commodity for all business owners. And as many begin to enter a low growth phase, building the business rather than just working in it becomes paramount. If your business is still growing, you may not have staff to delegate to. You may be your ‘everything’ person [...]

By | 2016-11-15T15:58:43+00:00 June 8th, 2011|

When sharing is caring for the bottom line

JULIANNE DOWLING The Age (Online) Work flexibility may be mandatory under the new employment laws, but part-time work and job sharing has become a boon for smaller businesses seeking and retaining talent. A survey by Grant Thornton International Business Report reveals 78 per cent of Australian businesses with between 20 and 299 employees are seeking [...]

By | 2016-11-15T15:58:43+00:00 March 25th, 2010|

Small business tips

JULIANNE DOWLING The Age (online) Human resources consultant and trainer, Jenni Pavlou, shares her small business tips. Jenni Pavlou is a well known human resources consultant and trainer, and co-founded Brainwave HR with partner Nic Pavlou, which operates through a virtual office of eight consultants. Their clients typically range in size from five to 120 [...]

By | 2016-11-15T15:58:43+00:00 September 15th, 2009|