Is Workplace Conflict Affecting your Business?

What are the costs of your workplace conflicts? Even with the best leadership and support structures in place, conflict can and does occur in most workplaces from time to time.  Workplace conflict has a significant cost not only in lost management time dealing with the conflict, but also in loss of productivity and morale among staff. While it is human nature to avoid difficult conversations and conflict in the workplace,…  Read more

Allan Hall nominated for two national awards

We have just received some very exciting news. Allan Hall has been named finalist in two national, prestigious awards!  Firm Awards – 2019 Wellness Program / Initiative of the Year Allan Hall Business Advisors has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Wellness Program / Initiative of the Year award, as part of the AMP Women in Finance Awards 2019.  The Women in Finance Awards, in partnership with AMP Bank, is a national awards program recognising the…  Read more

Prepare your business for a 3% increase to the national minimum wage

The 2019 Annual Wage Review has resulted in a decision by the Fair Work Commission to increase the national minimum wage by 3%. This also results in a 3% increase to the minimum pay rates in the modern awards.  The new national minimum wage, which applies to all full-time and part-time employees who aren’t covered by an award or agreement, will be $740.80 per week or $19.49 per hour.  Casual employees must be paid an additional 25% of the minimum hourly rate as a casual loading.  When does the change come into effect? The increase applies from…  Read more

Single Touch Payroll: What you need to know

From 1 July 2019, all employers will need to start complying with Single Touch Payroll, which has been introduced by the ATO to streamline payroll reporting.  STP commenced for employers of 20 or more employees as at 1 July 2018.   What is Single Touch Payroll?  When you complete your payroll, you will be reporting the payments made, tax withheld, allowances, deductions and super information for each employee directly to the ATO…  Read more

Making the Right Hiring Choices for Your Business

What measures can you take to maximize the effectiveness of your recruitment process, minimize the time involved and ensure you get the right candidate from the start?  One of your key employees has given notice that he or she is leaving so you need to hire a replacement. It shouldn’t be too hard – write a quick ad, read through some resumes, interview a few candidates and select the best…  Read more

Wish someone else could look after your HR needs?

HR has become immensely more complex over recent years and small businesses with limited employees may find themselves overwhelmed by HR demands. If you feel stretched thin by ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, managing employee recruitment, dealing with employee performance or behaviour or developing your employees to get the most out of them, you might need help. While many small business owners might think that outsourcing HR functions…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories, including the Australian Accounting Awards 2019

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as finalists in 6 categories of the Australian Accounting Awards 2019, Women in Finance Awards and HR Manager of the Year. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

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