Author: Judith Sharp

01 Apr JOBKEEPER PROGRAM EXPLAINED

The announced $130 billion JobKeeper program has left many small to medium businesses with questions regarding eligibility and how it will be implemented. Here’s what you need to know. The JobKeeper payment is intended to provide wage subsidies to businesses that are significantly affected by COVID-19. Am I eligible for the...

Read More

17 Mar CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

TTIA Members will be aware that information about the Coronavirus is changing daily as the number of confirmed cases in Australia grows. Information about the Coronavirus is in the Australian Government publication What You Need To Know. Members should note that the latest government information...

Read More

05 Jan BUSH FIRE EMERGENCY

As Members will be aware, fires are burning across New South Wales, Victoria, SA and Queensland posing a significant threat to communities and property. I’ve already become aware of Members being contacted by staff who have indicated they will be unable to get to work because...

Read More

08 Oct Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Single Touch Payroll (STP) works by sending tax and super information from your STP-enabled payroll or accounting software to the ATO as you run your payroll.   It is mandatory for all employers to use STP: STP started from 1 July 2018 for employers with 20 or more employees. ...

Read More

09 Jul REDUCTION OF OPERATING COSTS

TTIA Members are invited to subscribe to Benchmarking for Best of Breed, a You Tube channel where Benchmark Cost Solutions will be posting weekly videos covering topics such as Managed Labour Hire, Waste Management, Energy Efficiencies and many more. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBuk5xK-9C6pGEljKqXc5ag Contact Benchmark directly for further information making sure...

Read More

24 Oct CASUAL CONVERSION

The Fair Work Commission have inserted a standard casual conversion clause in modern awards which do not already have a clause of this nature.  The operative date of this clause is 1 October 2018.  The clause also applies to labour hire workers.  A copy of...

Read More

31 Jul FAMILY & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

From 1 August 2018 most modern awards (including the Timber Industry Award 2010) have been varied to insert the Leave to deal with Family and Domestic Violence model term as follows: 36A. Leave to deal with Family and Domestic Violence [36A inserted by PR609389 ppc 01Aug18] 36A.1 This clause applies to...

Read More