Posts Tagged ‘employees worked hours’

How to collect multiple remote location employee labour costing time sheets

December 10th, 2014

As soon as you need to collect 15 to 20 time sheets or more each week manually from employees and contractors who work across multiple locations you are faced with 3 major issues that can simply make your work week hell.

Time sheets don’t come in on time
Time sheets are very difficult or impossible to read
Crucial information is missing off the time sheets for employee labour costing or cost centre tracking

I spoke to a customer last week who explained how before going electronic the boss insisted payroll was to be completed each week with or without time sheets arriving on …

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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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Stop backdating time sheets and guesstimating employee hours to meet payroll deadlines – get an electronic solution

October 3rd, 2013

When I got this inquiry more than 10 years ago I was taken aback by the pain and agony the payroll person was going through every week…..let me take you back for a moment.

I took the call and we started discussing the current process which included the need to collect time sheets before the pay period was over to give sufficient time to complete payroll before sending the information off to the bank.

The pay period was Thursday to Wednesday, due to the time it took for payroll to complete the payroll process they needed all the time sheets …

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JobClock reports – sample labour costing reports

September 10th, 2013

Many systems will only be as good as the out put of the data including reports. Existing customers know JobClock is a cracking product, simple to use and easy to manage, add to this an excellent reporting module and you have the complete solution for your industry.

Our systems track labor down to the exact minute, so business owners only pay for hours actually worked. We offer over 40 100% accurate time cards and summary
reports that help companies keep their workforce on time, under budget and most efficient.

In this brochure, you’ll get an exclusive look at our 12 most popular …

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Can You Refuse To Pay An Employee/Contractor Due To Inefficiency?

August 15th, 2013

Every manager or supervisor who works in a project-based work environment, has certainly experienced the issue of inefficiency. Of course, if an employee is intentionally slacking off, then there are disciplinary measures that can take place. But inefficiency doesn’t always need to relate to work ethic. But, if someone does a job slower, therefore extending the completion date of a project, do you know if you can withhold some or all that pay cheque?

Technically, the answer to that question is no. If an individual is working their scheduled shift, and putting effort into their accomplishments, then it can be …

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Keeping Labour Costs on Track

July 13th, 2013

Regardless of the type of business that you operate, calculating labour costs is an essential part of the process. Your labour costs factor into the big financial picture of any business. The target percentage does vary by business and a number of other factors. However, some things that always need to be considered when it comes to keeping labour costs on track.

A focus on time management skills – labour costing involves knowing how to do the math correctly, and planning the weekly schedule accordingly. In order to meet these targets, you have to set realistic goals regarding what can …

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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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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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Encouraging Employees to Use Portable Time Clocks

May 4th, 2012

If you are introducing the use of portable time clocks for the first time to your staff, you may find that the idea is met with some contention. Staff may initially feel as though you are introducing the use of portable time clocks because you don’t trust them to report their own hours accurately. Although this may be a factor in your decision, it’s not typically the only reason, and you need to persuade employees that it’s for their benefit as well.

Some of the ways that using a portable time clock will benefit each employee include:

Accurate payroll – …

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