Entries by Kirstie

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A quick THANKYOU to all our lovely clients for supporting small business and making this happen! Wow a double nomination, not only were Admin Advantage nominated in the Mount Ommaney Small Business Awards for a 3rd year in a row, but our SUPERSTAR HR team member Kirstie Laycock was again nominated as a finalist for […]

STP Now Extended to All Employers

Legislation has passed the Federal Parliament yesterday to extend Single Touch Payroll (STP) to smaller employers (those with 19 or less employees) from 1 July 2019. This now provides certainty to the more than 700 000 businesses who will need to be STP-compliant by the 1 July start date. This now means every business large […]

Merry Christmas from The Admin Advantage Team!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the team at Admin Advantage. Wishing you all the joys of the season and happiness throughout the coming year. We are so grateful to have clients & friends like you in our lives. We wish to share many more successful milestones with you in the coming new year. […]

New Unpaid Family & Domestic Violence Leave Entitlement

All employees can now take unpaid leave to deal with family and domestic violence, following a recent change to the Fair Work Act 2009. On 12 December 2018 the Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Act 2018 took effect. The Fair Work Act 2009 now includes an entitlement to unpaid family and domestic […]

Single Touch Payroll is Now Law

“The Senate has today passed legislation to extend Single Touch Payroll (STP) to employers with 19 or less employees from 1 July 2019. These businesses can also of course opt in early. The passage of legislation follows months of uncertainty for small business after STP was officially rolled out for employers with 20 or more […]

What’s New – A Quick Guide to the New MYOB Update (2018.4)

Friendlier Emails Updates to the default messages when invoices, quotes and orders are sent. Original Message: “Please contact us immediately if you are unable to detach or download your invoice” New Updated Message: “Hi, your invoice is ready” If you have changed the default message in the past, your preset message will remain the same […]

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Breaches of Fair Work

As an internal payroll/Account Manger or third-party provider you can be held liable by Fair Work Australia for the underpayment of workers within the business.  Under the “Accessorial liability” provisions of Fair Work Act, whereby non-business owners can be held liable for contravening the Fair Work Laws. What Does this mean for you: You Can’t […]

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Probation Periods

I have recently read an interesting article on Probation periods. I was long thought that they were a set period, but this is not true. There are no set rules for the period that a probation period may apply, however, many employers set the probation period at six months as this generally allows both parties […]