It’s a little known fact that we offer recruitment services. We successfully recruit new employees for our many clients all year round, including large recruitment drives for seasonal work. Through these years of experience, we’ve found there isn’t a one-size-fits-all for most businesses, but there are some best practice methods to make the process more successful. … keep reading

Question: We had a great start to the year, so we invited our team to a night out; dinner and drinks, to celebrate. It’s a small team and we’re all adults, so we didn’t think it would be a big deal. Fast forward to the dinner and the team are ordering shots and cocktails from the outset. They were drunk and quickly became very rowdy and rude. The team all had a great time, but as the owner, I was embarrassed and concerned. How do we move past this? … keep reading

From 1 July 2019, Single Touch Payroll (STP) will apply to all businesses in Australia. STP uses your payroll or accounting software to send your employees’ tax and superannuation information straight to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) after each pay run is processed.

Employers with 20 or more employees should now be operating within the STP requirements, unless they have a specific approval to commence STP at a later date. … keep reading

It’s that time of year again! Many of our clients are in the midst of managing Easter school holiday madness, a busy time of year for many tourism operators on the Sunshine Coast!

 

In Queensland (and many other states), Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are public holidays, so keep this in mind when managing your staffing budgets in the coming weeks!

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Want to reward high-performing staff? Sure, you could simply give them a bonus, however, often that money is quickly forgotten, especially when most bonuses are paid by bank transfer. This can make a monetary reward less effective in the long term. Often monetary bonuses become ‘expected’ so the feeling of reward and recognition is reduced. Staff rewards don’t have to be complicated or expensive to be valued. Here’s a few of our favourites.

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As a workforce management solution, we often recruit for various roles for our clients. Recruiting can be a time-consuming task and we know small businesses never have enough time! Small business owners tend to hire only when they already desperately need someone to complete the work, which means little-to-no planning, rushed decisions and messy inductions. Here’s some of the common issues we see: … keep reading