Category HR Information

Employee or Independent Contractor?

Employee or Independent Contractor? Written by: Institute or Certified Bookkeepers The recent High Court’s approach provides greater certainty for businesses who have properly recorded their independent contractor relationships in written contracts that accurately reflect the nature of the relationship. If…

Reminder: Changes to Casual Employment Laws

A quick reminder about changes to casual employment laws. By 27 September 2021, employers (other than small business employers) need to assess whether any existing casual employees (employed before 27 March 2021), are eligible to be offered to convert to permanent employment.…

Super Choice Rules

You’ll have an extra step to take if you have new employees who start from 1 November 2021 and they don’t choose a super fund. You may now need to request their ‘stapled super fund’ details from the ATO. A…

Moving Employment Status

An employer may approach an employee to change his or her type of employment for reasons of business downfall or change of business structure. Equally an employee may wish to change their employment status for reasons of family or illness.…

Directors Superannuation

Salary and wages paid to an employed director are subject to the same superannuation guarantee law as any other employee. Directors fees, paid to a company director, are considered to be ordinary time earnings and therefore superannuation applies. However, payment…