employee misconduct

Employee Misconduct

Anita van Wyk HR Advice

What is employee misconduct? And what can you do about misconduct or suspected misconduct? Summary dismissal occurs when someone’s employment is terminated immediately and without notice. An employee can be summarily dismissed where they are guilty of serious misconduct. You only need to pay that employee for time worked up to the moment of termination. Both substantive and procedural fairness …

how to terminate an employee

How To Terminate An Employee

Anita van Wyk HR Advice

On occasions, after following the step by step managing poor performance process, and where performance or behaviour has not improved or been sustained, it may be necessary to terminate the employee’s employment contract. To avoid unlawful dismissals you need to give the employee appropriate notice in writing. What amount of notice must be given? An employer needs to know how …

Managing Poor Performance

Anita van Wyk HR Advice

As a manager or a business owner/operator we need to deal with this problem by managing poor performance the right way. We have all worked with people that just don’t perform. Whether it is inappropriate behaviour, complete disregard for professional standards or they’re just not up to the job. Whatever the reason, when it comes to business it can be …

Telstra Small Business Award KidSense Lucent Advisory

Congratulations to Kid Sense

Anita van Wyk Events

A massive congratulations to Joanna, Conor and the Kid Sense Child Development team for taking out the Telstra Small Business of the Year 2017 Award last night.  It was a honour to be there to celebrate this moment with you.  We all know the sacrifice it takes to build a successful business and what drives us is our overwhelming passion …

Job Accelerator Grant Scheme extension

State Budget Update: Job Accelerator Grant Scheme extension

Anita van Wyk Payroll, State Budget

Thinking of hiring that new apprentice or trainee? How does a $15,000 government rebate sound? The Job Accelerator Grant has been extended to June 2018. A grant increase of an additional $5,000 for each new apprentice and trainee hired was announced in yesterday’s State Budget. This is in addition to the previous $10,000 grant, increasing the total benefit to $15,000! …

Permanent Payroll Tax rate

State Budget Update: Permanent Payroll Tax rate reduction

Anita van Wyk Payroll, State Budget

A small win for South Aussie small businesses! A permanent reduction in South Australia’s payroll tax rate for smaller employers has been released in the State Budget . What does this mean for you? A savings of between $2,082 and $9,800 a year if your payroll is between $600,000 and $1.5 million.  Up until 2013-14, businesses with payroll < $1.5 million …

Our Guide To Payroll Year End 2017/18

Anita van Wyk Payroll

End of Payroll Year Compliance Deadlines. With end of year approaching, as an employer there are a number of compliance deadlines that you need to meet.  These include: Issuing annual payment summaries to your staff due no later than 14 July 2017 Issuing annual payment summaries to the ATO due no later than 14 August 2017 Annual Return to Work …

Award Rates Increase – Penalty Rates Decrease

Anita van Wyk Payroll

Get set for a 3.3% increase to minimum wages – 2017 Annual Wage Review. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced a 3.3% increase to minimum wages. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2017. The new national minimum wage will be $694.90 per week or $18.29 per hour. What do you …

ATO listed these behaviours, characteristics and tax issues as the ‘red flags’ attracting their attention

admin Tax

To help you get things right, the ATO has listed these behaviours, characteristics and tax issues as the ‘red flags’ attracting their attention. tax or economic performance is not comparable to similar businesses low transparency of your tax affairs large, one-off or unusual transactions, including transfer or shifting of wealth a history of aggressive tax planning tax outcomes inconsistent with the …