Workplace Policies

Gone are the days where you can turn a blind eye to your obligations as an employer in relation to workplace policies. Governing bodies know how long these have been around, at least since the Fair Work Act (2009) was implemented, so it's not going to be a valid excuse anymore.

What are workplace pol...

04.03.21 01:29 PM - Comment(s)
The spine of your business

Starting a business is an exciting time – you have the vision turned into a reality! You hope it will succeed yet are unsure of the ‘behind the scenes’ conformity.  A sustainable business requires a strong backbone which supports your vision and provides stability in three focus areas:

1. Finan...

17.02.20 08:17 PM - Comment(s)

Keep your focus on driving core business

A business needs the attention of its founder, including attention to growing the idea into a viable product or service. That means that, as that founder, your time should be devoted to strategy, marketing, funding and other key areas that require your focus ...

17.02.20 08:14 PM - Comment(s)

Christine Genocchio, Managing Director of Imperium Corporate Services, has a doppleganger! What is a Doppleganger? It is a non-biologically related look-alike or double of a living person.. Have you ever seen Wonder Woman and Christine in the same room? hmmmm.... 

The article delves into the Man...

17.02.20 08:12 PM - Comment(s)

Challenges that you may face:

  • You’re an expert in your field but not sure if you are looking after your books (financials)/employees correctly
  • Time Poor: are you doing your bookwork late at night?  On the weekends? When you should be spending time with your loved ones
  • Don’t want to ask anyone ...
17.02.20 08:11 PM - Comment(s)
HR is a hot topic

Have you seen the stories where employees have been underpaid and companies are in breach of the Fair Work Act? There needs to be a shift in mindset about the role HR plays within a business. It can be detrimental if you lack knowledge regarding compliance and HR processes – the Fair Work Ombudsman ...

17.02.20 08:08 PM - Comment(s)

Casual employees are paid a higher ‘loaded’ rate and aren’t entitled to annual/personal leave.Long-term casuals are classed as having to be employed on a regular and systematic basis for a minimum of 12 months, with a roster of work and hours that are consistent.

After 12 months, an employee is entit...

17.02.20 08:05 PM - Comment(s)
Is there any benefit to a casual workforce?

Casual employment means that an employee is paid a ‘loaded’ rate for the work performed and there is no guarantee of hours.  Numerous employees are happy to be on a consistent roster and paid the loaded rate, knowing that they would not get entitlements.  This could all change after the ou...

17.02.20 08:00 PM - Comment(s)
Bookkeeping 101 - Chart of Accounts

A Chart of Accounts is a list of accounts and their relevant codes that a business uses in their general ledger.  An account is a unique record for each type of asset, liability, equity, expense and revenue and is used by accounting software to create financial reports.  The chart is sorte...

17.02.20 07:57 PM - Comment(s)

She’s worked across several industries, has owned her own mining company, has a master’s degree in human resources, runs her own corporate services company and is a single mother of two. Profile speaks to Christine Genocchio about how she continues to do it all.

Christine Gen...

17.02.20 07:54 PM - Comment(s)
Accounting Software - which one is right for me?

The days of doing bookwork by spreadsheet or keeping receipts and just handing them in are behind us. Technological advances have provided businesses with a variety of programs that can make your record-keeping and bookkeeping a simple process. You can choose from a variety, including Xero, MYOB, Qu...

17.02.20 07:50 PM - Comment(s)
Single Touch Payroll (STP) - what it means for you

Single Touch Payroll – what is it?

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is an ATO initiative that rquires employers to report payroll activites online.  So, every single time you create a pay run and pay your employees, you will need to file that information with the ATO each pay cycle.

How is this differe...

17.02.20 07:47 PM - Comment(s)
What is Quality Management?

In the business world, Quality Management is a system that ensures its product and/or services are consistent in output/outcome.  Management define activities, processes and functions that are detailed in a quality policy and its implementation is dome through means of quality planning and qual...

17.02.20 07:43 PM - Comment(s)

Fair Work has introduced a casual conversion which may affect your rights and obligations as an employer from Oct 1 2018.  It was integrated into 85 awards, giving some casual workers the right to request part-time or full-time employment if they have worked certain, regularr hours over a 12-mo...

17.02.20 07:37 PM - Comment(s)