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Three Quick Tips for New Starters

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The beginning of the year is often a time when new employees start within your organisation.  It can be a busy time of year, so we’ve listed below a couple of key things to remember if you are responsible for welcoming new employees. Checking ID, licences and screening Otherwise known as the 100 Point ID…

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Payroll Problems

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Lush, Super Retail Group and now, the ABC. Why is payroll so hard to get right? In this article, CCER’s Colin Davy answers some of our commonly asked questions. Last year we brought you the cautionary tale of soap giant Lush, which admitted payroll problems meant it had been short-changing employees. Within weeks, the Super Retail…

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In a Nutshell: Changes to Long Service Leave in Victoria

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Do you employ workers in Victoria? New Long Service Leave arrangements affecting most Victorian employees took effect on 1 November 2018. We’ve provided a quick before and after summary for you below:     These new changes have not impacted the accrual rate, which is still calculated by dividing the period of continuous service in…

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Penalties in Force for failure to verify WWCC

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If you are involved in recruiting this year, remember to ensure you verify the Working With Children Checks (WWWCs) for new starters and volunteers you have engaged in child related work.   In June last year, changes to the NSW child protection legislation came into effect which mean employers now face penalties if they fail…

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