DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Let’s be honest, you can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your work colleagues. Unfortunate, I know, but while the diversity of your working environment may bring you into close proximity with others that you don’t particularly like, that’s no excuse to treat them with contempt. The workplace is a professional environment. We must…

WORKING YOURSELF TO DEATH?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Raise your hand if your pet hate is seeing your co-workers coming to work sick? Boy, that’s a lot of hands. So why do we do it? Employers love workers who show up to work, regularly. They do not like workers who are frequently absent and ultimately unproductive and costly. This is not a secret. So when…

Further clarity on payroll tax for contractors

Principal Lawyer - Harwood Andrews Lawyers

As payroll tax provisions come under increased scrutiny by Revenue Offices, another case has provided clarity on how they should be interpreted. In Nationwide Towing & Transport Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (No 2) [2018] VSC 609, the Victorian Supreme Court has dealt the Victorian State Revenue Office a blow by setting aside…

Retaining your top performers over Christmas – Part 2

The holiday break gives time to contemplate our current job. Let’s make sure your key people return next year. Harvest Director, Maree Herath explains in Part 2 of ‘retaining your top performers’. A high performing staff member is an employer’s dream come true. They are competent, efficient, highly customer centric and are great team players.…