Tag Archives: Payroll

Business Systems

What Can Happen When Your Business Grows but Your Systems Don’t?

Recently the cosmetics company Lush reported itself to the Fair Work Ombudsman after it discovered a payroll error that resulted in staff being underpaid since 2010 to an estimated total of over $2 million. ‘What has become alarmingly clear to us at Lush Australia is that our internal payment systems have not kept pace with […]

Single Touch Payroll

Single Touch Payroll–New Reporting Obligation for Employers

Single Touch Payroll Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a government-initiated change in reporting obligations for all employers. The Australian Taxation Office has been developing this for some years and testing the system for the last year, and it is now in place and ready to receive employment data. The data to be reported is gross […]

Employee Entitlements, Payroll

Recent Changes to Employee Entitlements

Recent Changes to Employee Entitlements Recently the Fair Work Ombudsman announced changes for employee entitlements that affect a number of common awards, such as the Fast Food Award, Hospitality Award, Retail Award and Hair and Beauty Award and particularly affect casual workers. The changes are in force from 1 January 2018. The changes affect overtime […]

Termination Terminated Terminations Employee Payroll

Terminations of Employees

Employee terminations are a fact of life when you’re in business. No employee will stay forever. Sometimes they’ll leave when you want them to stay and other times they’ll stay when you want them to leave. In most cases, the employee’s termination will need to be communicated to your payroll administrator before it occurs. In […]