Employing nannies in the time of Coronavirus

This is an extremely difficult time for all employers and employees. Nannies and au pairs are (except for WA) covered by the Miscellaneous Award and are entitled to all the associated benefits around leave and termination. The Fair Work Ombudsman has a very...

Coronavirus – What’s your plan B?

We have been receiving a number of enquiries relating to the ‘what ifs’ around employer/ employee relations with the current health discussions pertaining to the Coronavirus. We do understand that everyone has their own opinions and this advice is of a general nature....

Single Touch Payroll Exemption

From July 1,  Single Touch Payroll (STP) starts for employers with less than 20 employees. STP is a new way of reporting tax and super information to the ATO. This will be done each time you run a payroll, the details of the payslip will be sent to the ATO...

Miscellaneous Award 2010

The Fair Work Ombudsman recently ruled that nannies and au pairs may now be covered by the Miscellaneous Award 2010  Read the full statement issued – Nannies & au pairs – employment status & award coverage