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The National Franchise Convention Wrap Up

The National Franchise Convention Wrap Up

The Franchise Council of Australia's annual National Franchise Convention was the first in-person version of the event since 2019, and it was the first event WageSafe has attended as a business. The team thoroughly enjoyed meeting with people in the franchise industry...

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The Overtime Issue with Payroll Compliance

The Overtime Issue with Payroll Compliance

Large scale underpayments are continuing to occur throughout all different types of businesses across Australia, many of which are caused by complications with overtime payments. Emirates Retail Leisure is one of the more recent, high profile cases of staff...

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WageSafe is attending the National Franchise Convention

WageSafe is attending the National Franchise Convention

The WageSafe team will be attending the National Franchise Convention at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre from April 4th-5th. If you're attending too, make sure to stop by the WageSafe booth. We are located in booth number 1 and will be just to the left of the main...

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Payroll Compliance in Australia

Payroll Compliance in Australia

Payroll compliance has become an important topic for employers in recent times, especially in Australia. If you’ve kept up with recent media publications, you would have seen many large businesses continuing to underpay employees. Are these businesses all...

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FWO Report on Proactive Compliance Actions

FWO Report on Proactive Compliance Actions

The FWO has been very proactive in enforcing employment compliance, with new stats showing even larger increases in compliance activities compared to previous years. Here are WageSafe’s 5 takeaways from the FWO’s 2020-21 report, which was released back in September...

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Why a ‘set-and-forget’ mindset is costing businesses

Why a ‘set-and-forget’ mindset is costing businesses

The FWO has once again warned employers of having a ‘set-and-forget’ mindset when it comes to paying their employees. This comes after the FWO claimed that Coles were $100M short in their allowance for back-paying employees who were underpaid. These underpayments,...

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The Consequences of Underpaying Employees

The Consequences of Underpaying Employees

Recently, we have seen many well-respected Australian companies identified as having underpaid their employees, with Coles again under the spotlight in relation to salaried managers. Earlier this year, Zara was also found to be underpaying their employees and as a...

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What makes WageSafe the perfect payroll compliance solution?

What makes WageSafe the perfect payroll compliance solution?

Throughout our decades of combined experience, both of the founding partners of WageSafe, being ER Strategies and Resurg, have worked with many different clients in different industries and of varied size. As a result, we are acutely aware of what our clients’ needs...

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