Paying workers – Superannuation: Tax basics for small business

As an employer, you must pay super for your eligible employees and certain contractors. This obligation is called the superannuation guarantee. Your employees may also be eligible to choose the super fund you pay their super into. If you operate your business as a sole trader or partnership, you are not an employee of the business and the […]

Recruiting and supporting migrant workers Avondale Foods

I’m Mia McKeown and I am the Human Resources Manager of Avondale Foods. We have 450 direct employees and during the summer and Christmas which are our busy periods we employ about 250 extra coming from recruitment agencies. Now 61 per cent of our workforce are all migrant workers. We have about 12 different nationalities: Polish, Slovaks, Czech, […]

International education: broadening Australia’s business horizons (Employers)

In the rush and blur of the daily grind we don’t always see the bigger picture. It’s not until we stop and slow down that we discover a whole new perspective right there in front of us. International students account for around 1 in 50 people in Australia. Together they are the face of Australia’s largest services export […]

CoINVEST online Workers Days and Wages Form

Submitting your quarterly Workers Days and Wages information with CoINVEST online has never been easier! Simply login using your registration number and password and you’ll be instantly notified if you have an outstanding Workers Days and Wages submission; You can access this straight away by clicking “Go to WDW” or you can always go to it later by […]

Interviewing A Potential Employer? What Should PTs Know?

How to avoid a complaint and provide exceptional patient care. When interviewing with a potential employer, be sure you ask them questions. Find out how many patients you’ll be expected to see daily, if you’ll be working with assistants and what the relationship will be like. Will you train and oversee their work? Inquire about fees and billing […]

Living [email protected]: Resources about mental health for employers in NSW

If you’re an employer or if you’re a manager in an organisation, you’re not alone in trying to work out what you need to do. At a national level there’s beyondblue Heads Up website and the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance that’s got lots of resources written for employers. Within NSW there’s Wayahead and the Mental Health Promotion Network, […]

Health Care Law: Highlights for Applicable Large Employers

HI, I’M PHYLLIS, AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. THE HEALTH CARE LAW HAS SOME TAX REQUIREMENTS THAT APPLY ONLY TO CERTAIN EMPLOYERS, THOSE CALLED APPLICABLE LARGE EMPLOYERS, OR ALEs. THE VAST MAJORITY OF EMPLOYERS ARE NOT ALEs, BUT IT’S IMPORTANT TO DETERMINE EVERY YEAR IF YOU ARE AN ALE SO YOU KNOW WHICH REQUIREMENTS WILL […]

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