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The Covid-19 Leave Payments and Subsidies Guide

7 March 2022

Here is your guide to navigating the leave and subsidies It seems Omi has been getting all too friendly with the general population lately.  Clients are reporting many falling ill in the past…

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Leave entitlement quiz – are you on the right track?

1 September 2021

With most of the country entering level 3 on Wednesday, but many still unable to return to work or working reduced hours from home, we thought now was a good time to test your knowledge on annual…

Industry Update: Sick Leave Entitlements Have Increased

26 August 2021

It has happened.It will be effective this Saturday, 24 July 2021.Sick leave entitlements have increased. Sick leave entitlements will increase to 10 days per annum for all employees at their… Read more ›

Industry Update: Fair Pay Agreements

6 July 2021

So, I really shouldn’t be saying this, but every time I hear or see the words ‘Fair Pay Agreements’ I groan and cringe. This is mainly because I worked in Australia when Julia Gillard… Read more ›

Pay Equity – what is it about?

4 December 2020

Pay equity is about women and men receiving the same pay for doing jobs that are different, but of equal value (that is, jobs that require similar degrees of skills, responsibility, and… Read more ›

Flexible workplaces – do you have what it takes to stretch?

27 July 2020

There are no simple answers when it comes to designing flexible workplaces or deciding how and when people work. Do you know why? Everyone is different and so are our businesses. Heard of the… Read more ›

Subcontractor or employee? Which one is best for your business?

11 June 2020

It’s frustrating figuring out what to do with your recruitment strategy when there is so much uncertainty about the next 6-12 months. Have you considered engaging a contractor instead of an…

It’s real people – let’s make a plan

24 March 2020

Alert level 3 to Alert level 4 – It’s real people. If your people can work from home.  Great.  If they can’t, well they are on the subsidy and using annual leave to top up wages.  The… Read more ›

COVID 19 subsidies explained

18 March 2020

Check out our latest video below for details of the government’s stimulus package announcement from Tuesday. Feedback is that businesses and sole traders applying, are receiving speedy application…

Minimum Wages

2 March 2020

On 18 December 2019, the Government gave 250,000 (that’s a quarter of a million) workers notice that they would be getting a pay rise on 1 April 2020.  If you are a SME employer, you may have… Read more ›

Domestic Violence Leave – another tool for your employer toolbelt

27 March 2019

Upon hearing that employees are now entitled to receive paid domestic violence leave was your first response “Why?”. It was? Then hold on a wee sec as I’m going to tell you why you… Read more ›

How to prepare for the minimum wage increase

4 March 2019

minimum wage increase: What does it mean and how to plan for it As at 1 April 2019, the minimum wage increases to $17.70 per hour. That equates to $708 for a 40-hour week. This is the… Read more ›

Welcome to the era of Talent Shortages: 5 tips for employee retention

18 September 2018

We all know – it is hard to find good people.  It is also just as hard to keep them. The employment market is tight.  People with good technical and people skills are a hot… Read more ›

Workforce Planning – Part 5 – People planning summed up

21 June 2018

The start of winter heralds a time of reflection and planning.  Businesses are setting budgets, reviewing the year that has been and considering what is ahead.  Your employees will be doing the… Read more ›

Workforce Planning – Part 4 – Got your salary/wage budget sorted?

19 June 2018

The start of winter heralds a time of reflection and planning.  Businesses are setting budgets, reviewing the year that has been and considering what is ahead.  Your employees will be doing the… Read more ›

Workforce Planning – Part 1 – Preparing for Change

11 June 2018

The start of winter heralds a time of reflection and planning.  Businesses are setting budgets, reviewing the year that has been and considering what is ahead.  Your employees will be… Read more ›

Intro Series Part 5 – What can we offer you and the value?

11 June 2018

This time last year I created a website for Stapleton Consulting. At the time I had the intention of producing interesting updates and sharing information on all things… Read more ›

Intro Series Part 4 – What makes us different? Why come to us?

11 June 2018

This time last year I created a website for Stapleton Consulting. At the time I had the intention of producing interesting updates and sharing information on all things employment related.  As… Read more ›

Intro Series Part 2 – What is HR? What type of work do we do?

11 June 2018

This time last year I created a website for Stapleton Consulting. At the time I had the intention of producing interesting updates and sharing information on all things employment related.  As… Read more ›

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