FAQ: New National Minimum Wage

Posted by: on 12 June 2015 in Compliance, Human Capital Management

June 12 – by David Bates  The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has now handed down its draft Minimum Wage Order for the 2015/16 Financial Year. In this post, we answer the most common questions the Workforce Guardian from ADP HR Experts receive about Australia’s National Minimum Wage. Q1. Who is Paid the Minimum Wage? According to the...

Modern Awards: Your Questions Answered

Posted by: on 29 May 2015 in Compliance, Human Capital Management

May 29 – by David Bates  The 2015 Workforce Guardian from ADP webinar series is proving extremely popular – and the May webinar was no exception! Focussed entirely on Modern Awards, this fourth webinar in our 10 part series generated huge interest. In this week’s blog, we’ll answer some of your Modern Award-related questions to help you...

6 Tips on how to survive the End of Financial Year

Posted by: on 22 May 2015 in Payroll, Superannuation

For many businesses, end of the financial year brings greater demands than usual. Payroll professionals often find this time of the year a stressful period. Other than the usual weekly/fortnightly/monthly payroll processing and tasks there are the additional items that need to be considered – balancing and producing payment summaries, resetting year to date (YTD)...

Managing time pressures faced by HR professionals

Posted by: on 20 May 2015 in Human Capital Management

May 20 – by ADP Insider  HR departments can be overwhelmed with the ever-changing responsibilities that come with people management, but organising your business strategy to outsource certain tasks can hugely benefit them, and ease the daily time pressures they face. Some of the most common time pressures put on HR teams arise from: Payroll...

Federal Budget 2015-16: helping Australians 'have a go'

Posted by: on 13 May 2015 in Compliance

June 30 – by Angela Lehmann  Legislation Manager – Payroll & Tax, ADP Australia and New Zealand  It has been an anxious few weeks holding out for some key legislative measures to be passed for the financial year commencing on 1 July 2015. Even still, some of the measures from the Federal Budget have not...