19/06/2017Wage Rates

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Business Equipment Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2017.

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19/06/2017Wage Rates

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Building and Construction General Onsite Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2017.

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13/06/2017Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Fast Food Industry Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2017

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09/02/2016Wage Rates, Employee Issues, Legislation, Awards

Our 2015 Fast Food Industry audits revealed 84% of stores had underpayments occurring

12/01/2016Wage Rates, Franchising, HR Infrastructure, Legislation

Due to requests from some of our franchise clients, we launched our external Payroll Audit Service to review Payroll and Award/Enterprise Agreement compliance at the franchisee outlet level. Most Common Payroll Issues Found Many franchisees are using the franchisor’s Enterprise Agreement for their...

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23/09/2015Wage Rates, Franchising, Employee Issues

Unfortunately there was plenty of bad press recently concerning underpayment of employees by franchisees in various brands. Unfortunately it’s a sector where ’guilt by association’ is often the verdict in the court of public opinion. Brand equity is seriously threatened when franchisees don’t...

23/09/2015Wage Rates, Franchising, Employee Issues, Legislation

Unfortunately there was more bad press recently concerning a leading franchise in Australia and the alleged underpayment of employees by franchisees in their network. The widely-reported allegations of significant underpayments to 7-Eleven franchise employees have again highlighted the challenges...

19/03/2015Wage Rates, Franchising, Legislation

As a business owner, you ought to know how important it is to get your rostering right. However, our experience is that too many businesses in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector, and other restaurants generally, fail to carefully manage their labour costs. This can cost them dearly through...

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13/08/2014Wage Rates, Franchising

Franchise sector expert Nick Hughes, of Franchise Voices , recently recorded a podcast with ER Strategies Director Steve Champion, about some of the risks for franchise business owners around paying the correct award wages. Steve gives tips on what areas to focus on to avoid creating unfunded...

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03/10/2013Enterprise Bargaining Agreements, Wage Rates, Franchising, Employee Issues

We recently reported about how the new public holiday payment option will affect QSRs. The article was featured on the QSRMedia website. Click here to view the article.

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