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From 1 July 2021, the current superannuation rate of 9.5% will increase to 10%. This increase is a statutory increase and therefore compliance is mandatory. The rate of the superannuation guarantee is currently set to rise each year by 0.5% until it reaches 12%.
Although asking someone, R U OK? is the first critical step, it can still be challenging for managers or colleagues to know how to support employees with mental health issues or how they can continue a sensitive conversation once started. Here are some tips to help open that conversation, provide that much-needed guidance or support and continue the momentum through to a positive outcome.
Managing effective cash flow is imperative for the success of small businesses! A struggle that everyone has gone through is getting your clients to pay you on time. Late payments can be detrimental to your company especially when you were needing the money to come within a certain timeframe. Thankfully, there are lots of ways to encourage clients to pay their invoices on time without compromising your relationship!
Onboarding is the first experience that new employees encounter when starting a new job. The first couple of days set the scene for the next couple of months to the new employee - the company culture, whether there are training and support provided to newcomers, clarity around systems in place and the overall management of the company. So what can we do to ensure a seamless process?