Posts Tagged ‘Employee Salary’

The JobClock System – It’s 10 times more accurate than a manual system, and most importantly it collates the data…! Says a recent customer Phil from Brisbane

June 27th, 2014

We received some great feedback from our customer Brisbane Granite and Marble recently. Brisbane Granite and Marble are based in Northgate Brisbane. Philip started his feedback with the realisation that every company has when billing for hours worked.

Philip said “The biggest assistance to us is the reminder of the reality. That is the common sense which is every hour our staff work is billing hours. If we don’t bill for it we are losing money. Having a system that tracks time, makes you look and think about billing hours. That’s without even looking at the data…..When …

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Be Cautious About Paying Employees Cash Under The Table

July 19th, 2013

While it may not be the “right” way to pay employees, you may choose to offer payment to some under the table. Effectively, what this means is that payment is in cash, and that it is not put on the books. From this perspective, taxes do not need to be paid by either the employees or the employer. Cash is most typical, strictly because it can change hands without being tracked. While paying employees with cash isn’t something that is really encouraged, it is done whether businesses admit it or not and proceeding with caution is integral.

Stick to casual …

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What If Employees Want To Take Extra Holidays?

June 28th, 2013

With any job, there is a dedicated number of days that employees can use to go on holiday. While typically, this is part of their job benefits – meaning that employees receive paid vacation time – employees may request additional time off. If you have an employee that is making such a request, consider the following:

Can the job be done sufficiently if the employee takes a higher number of days off per year? – Scheduling and compensating for employees to go on holiday is already a challenge. Particularly when you are operating a small business where one person is …

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Payroll Questions: What Do You Pay Once You’ve Fired a Team Member?

May 30th, 2013

When an employee is leaving the company, there are some minimum financial compensation requirements that you must submit to as an employer. These requirements, according to the Australian Government Fair Work Ombudsmanapply whether you have terminated the employee, or if they resigned.

Pay all outstanding funds – you must pay an employee that is leaving their full wages based on their hours worked, or based on their normal salary. This includes any overtime hours worked, and any penalty rates that apply. Just because an employee is leaving doesn’t mean you owe them any less than an employee that is remaining …

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Should Casual Employees be On Payroll, or Work as Independent Contractors?

May 17th, 2013

When hiring casual employees that don’t necessarily work consistent shifts week after week or day after day. it is challenging to determine how they should be paid, and what their job classification will be from a legal perspective.

Two popular options are putting these employees on payroll or setting them up as an independent contractor. Having them labelled as an independent contractor, has a number if different pros and cons.

 You don’t not need to worry about submitting tax deductions from payroll on behalf of the employee.
They are responsible for invoicing the business once the job has been completed.

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How Does Minimum Wage Work in Australia?

April 3rd, 2013

Those that are new to working in Australia’s economy, may not be familiar with the standards for minimum wage. There are some important facts to note:

Minimum wage standards apply to individuals that are age 21 and older, and that are employed full-time.
Younger employees are paid a percentage based on their age, and the minimum wage standard.
Not all employees are paid minimum wage. Other agreements are set and negotiated independently. In most cases, these are higher than the minimum wage standard.
Full-time adult employees are also paid additional benefits by the Australian government.

Part-time employees are paid a rate …

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What Must Be Included With Employee Final Pay?

February 3rd, 2013

When an employee is leaving the company, there are some minimum financial compensation requirements that you must submit to as an employer. These requirements, according to the Australian Government Fair Work Ombudsman apply whether you have terminated the employee, or if they resigned.

Pay all outstanding funds – you must pay an employee that is leaving their full wages based on their hours worked, or based on their normal salary. This includes any overtime hours worked, and any penalty rates that apply. Just because an employee is leaving doesn’t mean you owe them any less than an employee that is …

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Determining Whether to Pay an Employee Hourly or With a Salary

May 30th, 2012

It is quite common in the construction and cleaning industries to pay employees on an hourly basis. However, when you’re just starting your business, or hiring new employees, you may choose to explore your options before coming to this decision. So, what exactly do you need to look at to determine if you should pay an employee on an hourly basis or with a salary?

The consistency of the work and hours – in many industries and positions, it is typical for an individual to work 9am to 5pm on a regular basis. In other roles and industries, there may …

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