Don’t take a gamble on lost productivity this Melbourne Cup
Posted on 31/10/2014
With an estimated AUD 140 million wagered on the Melbourne Cup every year, it is probably accurate that most Australian adults love to get involved in ‘the race that stops the nation’. The champagne parties, gambling, carnival atmosphere and inevitable hangovers are arguably an Australian institution.
Brace yourselves: Christmas is coming - Handling leave requests
Posted on 27/10/2014
As Christmas and the holiday season sneaks up, many businesses face complications to regular scheduling and rostering. This comes as a result of having to manage a spike in the number and length of annual leave requests, increases in unplanned absences as employees take the odd day off to recover from festive parties or do last minute shopping as well as increased pressure in calculating award entitlements as payroll professionals allow for public holidays and penalty rates to ensure everyone is paid correctly.
Past and future of employee time and attendance technology
Posted on 07/10/2014
At one time or another, most employees will have used a bundy clock, filled out a paper timesheet, entered a PIN or swiped a card to record their attendance at work. Some people might still be doing so.