probationary employee termination

Probationary Employee Termination

Anita van Wyk Blog, HR Advice

So, what can you do if a Probationary Employee is underperforming? All new employees are placed on 6 months’ probation and will require a Performance Plan that sets out realistic and achievable goals to be met by the probationer during their probationary period. The probationer must be closely monitored and given ongoing and frequent support throughout this period. Should the …

Our guide to Payroll Year End 2016/17

admin Blog, Book keeping, luminous enews, Payroll, Tax

  End of Payroll Year Compliance Deadlines Information we require from you A reminder of some of the changes taking place in the 2016/17 payroll year 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 …

Federal Budget

A Lucent View: Federal Budget 2016/17

admin Blog, Federal Budget, Tax

By now you would have seen and heard many of the outcomes of the 2016-17 budget. But how does this affect you as a small business owner? Below we outline some of the relevant key announcements and provide our own Lucent commentary. SMALL BUSINESS Change in definition of small business from turnover less than $2 million to turnover less than …


Introducing new faces at lucent

admin Blog

lucent is growing! Not just into our new name and brand, but our client base too. With growth comes a need for extra resources and technical expertise, both of which we embrace. And it’s to that end that we are today delighted to introduce our newest star, Matthew (Matt) Wingrave. Matt has joined us to head up our tax and …