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Eased restrictions not so easy for small business says Employsure

- May 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

Eased restrictions will provide little relief to small and medium businesses still struggling with overly complex and often unclear COVID-19 workplace rules, which have also been inconsistently applied across the States, according to Employsure Managing Dirctor Ed Mallett. Employsure, which advises more than 27,000 SMEs in Australia including cafes, hair salons, retailers and tradies, says… Read more »

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WATCH: Ed Mallett and Kochie answer all your JobKeeper questions

- April 22, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Employsure managing director Ed Mallett joins Kochie for a Facebook Live session to give you the lowdown on JobKeeper. Tune in to discover answers on eligibility, the application process and more. Want more? Get the latest coronavirus news and updates straight to your inbox! Follow Kochie’s Business Builders on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Now read this

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Employsure launches ‘JobKeeper Help’ to assist SMEs in applying for the government’s $130 billion employer support program

- April 20, 2020 2 MIN READ

Workplace relations company Employsure has launched a new support service, JobKeeper Help, for small and medium-sized businesses to help them apply and administer the federal government’s JobKeeper payments. The launch of the service coincides with the opening of applications with the Australian Taxation Office for the $130 billion stimulus package, which pays companies $750 a… Read more »

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JobKeeper won’t suit all businesses, but if you are eligible here’s how it works

- April 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

“While it is a great initiative that is going to help thousands of employers keep staff on their books and potentially save their business, there is still the application process to go through first. Employers shouldn’t rush out and start spending money until they have gotten confirmation that they are eligible,” said Employsure Managing Director… Read more »

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Alternatives for employers during the COVID-19 crisis

- March 27, 2020 2 MIN READ

With many employers having to make some hard decisions about the roles of their workers during the COVID-19 crisis, leading employment advice service Employsure says there are alternatives to mass redundancies and stand-downs. Hundreds of thousands of workers in a number of industries, including the travel, hospitality and retail sectors are facing months of uncertainty,… Read more »

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Coronavirus shutdowns: what are your employer obligations?

- March 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

The shutdowns of non-essential services across parts of Australia may trigger conditions in the Fair Work Act that will allow employers to stand staff down without pay, according to Employsure, Australia’s leading workplace relations company. According to Ed Mallett, managing director of leading employer advice service Employsure, in a Government imposed closure of a workplace,… Read more »

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Common coronavirus questions and advice for employers

- March 16, 2020 3 MIN READ

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, places of employment are being impacted. Employer advice service Employsure has been inundated with requests from business owners wanting to know their rights. Here’s the lowdown on what to do if an employee is diagnosed with the virus.  If an employee has a confirmed case of Coronavirus If an employee… Read more »

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New app encourages workers to report unsafe workplaces

- October 17, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, Kevin Anderson has announced the launch of a new app that allows workers to anonymously report unsafe work practices in an effort to minimise harm in the workspace. The new mobile app ‘Speak Up. Save Lives’ will make it simple for employees to report workplace risks which could lead to… Read more »

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Changes to long service leave entitlements roll out in Victoria

- October 31, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Significant changes to employee entitlements will roll out in Victoria on November 1, 2018, impacting small business owners. Victoria’s new Long Service Leave Act 201, updates the existing ACT and also applies to companies who are based outside of Victoria but have staff employed in Victoria. Key changes include: . Employees will be able to… Read more »