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HR news and updates from the E.L Blue Team

JobKeeper 2.0 | What the busy HR practitioners are doing

JobKeeper 2.0 | What the busy HR practitioners are doing

The government has indicated a continuation of JobKeeper subsidies to support businesses through the continuing COVID19 pandemic.  There have been some changes to the payment rates with some tiering for part-time employees and a step down in payment for the September – December quarter, and January – March quarter.

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5 Reasons to Outsource Human Resource Management

5 Reasons to Outsource Human Resource Management

With E.L Blue’s outsourced HR model, the business not only has a dedicated HR professional on-site, but also the E.L Blue team to provide support in specialist areas as needed.  The business gains not only the benefit and cost savings of having a professional manage their HR, but the added leverage and value of having the back up of a much bigger HR management team.

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Annualised Wages: an unfunded liability?

Annualised Wages: an unfunded liability?

Are you building an unfunded liability ? If you haven’t actioned this your business is no longer compliant! ‘Annualised Wage’ arrangements have been one of the leading causes for the highly publicised wage underpayment scandals that have rocked Australia recently. 

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Retail | HR Management and COVID 19 twists and turns

Retail | HR Management and COVID 19 twists and turns

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to offer a mixed bag for retailers. For some retailers, store closures and a decrease in foot traffic meant no business, others have had bumper business result driven by impulse / revenge buying, online purchases or even long delayed maintenance and renovation projects.

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Start your HR planning now

Start your HR planning now

Restrictions in most cities are being reduced, and businesses are considering how best to operate, it is now time to take into account some longer term plans. This must be done in not only the context of the next few months (which will be tough), but also plan for later in the year.

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