JobKeeper payment: what we do and don’t know

The Australian Government’s wage subsidy plan will help more than 6 million people who have seen their income fall because of the Coronavirus pandemic.The JobKeeper scheme gives affected businesses $1500 per fortnight, per employee to help pay the wages of an estimated 6.7 million Australians for six months. Employers need to apply for the wage […]

Employment stand down: what you need to know

Due to ongoing requirements put in place by governments to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, and the resulting significant loss in trade, we have advised that a large proportion of the workforce is to be progressively stood down from work over the coming days/weeks in response to this situation. This is a very stressful […]

PRESS RELEASE: A new dawn for Industrial Relations

  24th March 2020 As millions of Australians find themselves out of work in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, employers and trade unions are finding themselves in a most unexpected and unpleasant situation. This predicament may well be the beginnings of a new and more consultative approach to industrial relations. Enterprise bargaining specialist, Ross […]

Coronavirus: why you need fast and flexible planning for your workforce

The workplace is in turmoil as it responds to the ramifications of Coronavirus. In this environment it is more important than ever to PLAN. When I say plan, I mean not to prepare for what you want to happen, but what is happening.