JobKeeper 2.1 | Are your employees eligible?

JobKeeper 2.1 | Are your employees eligible?

Last week the government provided an update regarding the extension to the JobKeeper subsidy for the 2 quarters starting 28 September 2020 – 3 January 2021  and 4 January 2021 – 28 March 2021. There has been a further update to this which has set new criteria for employees to be eligible for the extension under the JobKeeper subsidy.

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.

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.