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The minimum wage is increasing on 1 April 2021. Are you ready?
A reminder about the Government support available for business operators: the COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment and the Wage Subsidy.
Further details are now available on the March 2021 Wage Subsidy. You'll be able to apply online from 1PM on Thursday 4 March 2021 and payments start from Monday 8 March 2021.
Employers and employees must discuss in good faith the implications of COVID-19 on their working arrangements. Where changes to current working arrangements are proposed by an employer, there are specific good faith requirements that must be followed. Any changes made should follow consulting with employees and their representatives, providing time to respond to proposals and considering their comments.
It's time to shift to payday filing. Remember, by law all employers must switch to payday filing by 1 April 2019.
Who really can afford the costs of making a hiring mistake these days, as well as the costs of separating mistakes from your business? The answer lies in extending your recruitment process and making it more reliable and accurate.