What is the Minimum Wage in Australia?

What is the Minimum Wage in Australia?

The Fair Work Commission is responsible for reviewing and setting minimum wages for employees in Australia. A minimum wage in Australia is the lowest that an employee can be paid for their ordinary hours of work. Employers are not allowed to include any provision in...
What is Annual Leave Loading?

What is Annual Leave Loading?

Annual leave loading is a lesser known entitlement that applies to a large number of Australian workers covered by certain Modern Awards and enterprise agreements. While annual leave is a broadly understood and acknowledged by most businesses, annual leave loading can...
What is Workplace Bullying?

What is Workplace Bullying?

Workplace bullying and harassment claims cost Australian businesses an estimated $36 billion each year. So, as an employer, is this really something you can afford to ignore? If your answer to this question is a resounding ‘no’ then you have come to the right place....
How to Write a Termination Letter

How to Write a Termination Letter

Terminating a troublesome or underperforming employee is a necessary part of any business. However the way in which you terminate an employee and write the termination letter can greatly impact the future of your business. Unfair dismissals, general protections and...