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    2021 Minimum Wage Increase

    June 28, 2021

    The End of the Financial year is fast approaching and from 1 July 2021 there will be some changes to the minimum wage! The Fair Work Commission has announced a 2.5% increase to minimum wage.  There is also a 0.5% superannuation increase which comes into effect from 1 July so employee’s need to be budgeting […]

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    Minimum wage to increase by $13 a week but businesses get some relief with staggered increases being applied!

    June 23, 2020

    Annual Wage Review decision made. The Fair Work Commission handed down its Annual Wage Review decision late last week and from 1 July, the national minimum wage will be increased by 1.75%. The new minimum hourly wage will be $19.84 (or $753.80 per week). This equates to an increase of 35 cents per hour or […]

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    Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

    April 6, 2020

    Dealing with anxiety and stress due to COVID-19 The media has been saturated with information about the coronavirus. Whilst there is copious amounts of information about isolation, COVID-19 symptoms, contagion and financial uncertainty – information on looking after your mental health is harder to find. Many people may be experiencing anxiety or stress in relation […]

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    Portable Long Service Leave

    August 27, 2019

    Are you an employer in the Cleaning, Security or Community Services industry? Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) is a scheme that came into effect from 1 July 2019. It was created when the Victorian Government passed the Long Service Benefits Portability Bill in September 2018. PLSL affects Victorians working in the industries of contract cleaning, […]

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    Long service leave changes are coming – is your business prepared?

    September 11, 2018

    Summary of Long Service Leave changes The Victorian Parliament recently passed the Long Service Leave (LSL) Act 2018, which repealed the Long Service Victoria Act of 1992. The new Act will come into effect on or before November 2018. In the new act there are a number of changes for employer’s to be aware of: […]

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    Run for the Kids 2018 – An Inside Story

    March 15, 2018

    A group from Accru Melbourne will be heading out to participate in the Run for The Kids 2018 this Sunday 18 March. Our staff are very proud to be running to support the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Our HR Manager, Kate Cain, in particular is very excited to give back to the Royal […]

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