Posts Tagged ‘Payroll’

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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JobClock Integration with Quicken Payroll

January 21st, 2014

We get asked this question a lot, this week we have been asked twice already so I thought time to put further information out on the blog.

Dale recently asked a number of questions….

1/ Does your pocket clock system integrate with the Reckon accounts 2013?

2/ what type of support after purchase do you guys offer?

3/ Is there any upgrades each year with your system to coincide or keep up with the Reckon annual upgrades?

Yes we support Reckon, it was one of the first payroll products many years ago integrated. We provide all support for Australian customers right here in Australia, …

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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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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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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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Calculating Labour Costs To Remain on Budget

May 10th, 2013

In order to determine if you are in fact hiring the proper number of staff to work, not just to get the job done, you need to calculate your labour costs. This will determine if in fact your overhead costs are equal to what you are paying your employees.

If your labour costs are too high, then you need to look at making reductions, as overall you are not walking away with reasonable earnings. Cutting down on expenses doesn’t need to mean cutting own on staff, provided it reduces your overall costs. Simply ensure that your earnings potential is higher. …

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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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Vacation Time For Hourly Employees?

July 14th, 2012

Everyone loves holidays. They’re a time to relax, rejuvenate, and most importantly: not work. For many, though, not working means not being paid. Salaried employees are given a specific number of days to use toward vacation, but for casual employees it’s a very different situation. Casual employees are often called hourly employees, and their pay is nearly always based on the number of hours they work as calculated through time clock systems. When casual employees aren’t working, they aren’t getting paid.

Now, as an employer, it’s your decision to offer holiday pay to casual employees. …

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