Your backyard, or hobby business has grown to the point where you need to expand to survive.
Expansion means hiring staff.
Though before you place that job ad in seek, there are a few things that you need to consider.
While employing staff can be a good thing for your business, if they
IR Simplified: Read this before you hire your first employee
It goes without saying that before you actually hire someone, you need to work out if you can afford to do it.
Depending on how many hours per week you are employing someone, full time is usually the most cost effective option.
Keep in mind you the wage of the employee(s) won't be the only expense. Read More
Two words that are enough to make a business owner break out into a cold sweat.
Or, so we are told.
What would you say if I told you that businesses shouldn't be scared of unfair dismissal?
In fact, I believe that they should embrace it, and grow from the experience.
Unfair Dismissal applications aren't always about "go away" money
Why Is An Application Made?
What makes a former employee lodge an unfair dismissal application against your business?
Let me tell you that it isn't to score a quick buck in "go away money".
They are often touted as one of the beneficial parts of Australia's Fair Work legislation.
When done right, they can help improve the bottom line of a business.
The Coles and H & M enterprise agreement decisions what can happen when a business gets them wrong.
With the H & M rejection still fresh in our minds, here are a few lessons that we should learn from them.
Make Sure The Application Filled Out Correctly