Business Advice

Watch out for dodgy sickies on Melbourne Cup Day

- November 1, 2019 4 MIN READ

Falling ill or getting injured is a natural part of life. No reasonable employer can expect their employees to never take a day of sick leave. However, the blurred lines that exist around paid personal leave can create significant challenges for businesses. In Australia, the laws around personal or carer’s leave tend to be tipped… Read more »


The news you need to know: August 22, 2019

- August 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

Want to know the news affecting small business owners? Check out our daily news briefs. Here’s what you need to know on Thursday, August 22, 2019. A ruling by the Federal Court could have ramifications for the nation’s business owners, following a dispute between Cadbury and its factory workers. Two of the chocolate brand’s employees… Read more »


Businesses impacted by ‘sick’ employees during holiday periods

- June 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

In what probably comes as no surprise to anyone, the Australian Payroll Association (APA)has revealed sick leave increases around public holidays. 86 per cent of organisations are impacted by the issue with large companies most severely hampered. The APA surveyed 601 payroll managers across the nation to gauge the frequency of employee sick leave around… Read more »