Wage subsidies for employers

jobactive is a an Australian Government program to assist more Australians into work. It connects job seekers with employers and is delivered by a network of jobactive providers in over 1700 locations across Australia. A jobactive provider can help you access wage subsidies of up to $6,500 (GST inclusive) for employing eligible job seekers. Up […]

Modern Awards Update Extended

Following the 4 yearly review of the Modern Awards by the Fair Work Commission, a number of changes have been introduced to ensure consistency around annual leave provisions. The affected awards include: General Retail Industry Award 2010 Fast Food Industry Award 2010 Restaurant Industry Award 2010 Clerks Private Sector Award 2010 Hair and Beauty Industry […]

MEMBER ONLY ARTICLE – Modern Award Reviews Payment of Wages

On 15 June 2016, the Fair Work Commission released a statement to advise how the Full Bench proposed to deal with the payment of wages in relation to five issues; timing of payment of wages, removing a restriction on the days for payment of wages, timing of payment on termination of employment, penalty for late […]

ANZ adopts Apple Pay for Australians

Apple pay has been around since late 2014, however as Australians we are yet to fully embrace the software. That was until ANZ recently signed up to Apple Pay contactless. Becoming the first of the big four banks to implement the technology, ANZ customers will be able to use their mobiles as credit cards.Customers with […]

Mobile wallets: how Amex plans to stay relevant

If sci-fi movies have taught us anything it’s that robots are coming, we will all pay for services using a chip in our arm and everything will be a hologram. Although we aren’t quite there yet, we are close. Robots are already being integrated in the retail process, whether it be as chat bots or […]

Introducing Visa Developer

Merchants are increasingly serving connected consumers who want to shop anytime, anywhere and with any device.  With Visa Developer, merchants can create innovative retail experiences and offer a more secure and seamless shopping experience. The recent launch of Visa Developer offers access to some of the most popular Visa products and services, including secure and […]

Apple Pay coming to Australian Retailers

eWAY and Apple Pay are transforming mobile payments with a simple to use, secure and private way for customers to pay, allowing Australian retailers to offer one-touch mobile payments within their app or in person, with eWAY’s SmartPOS mobile payments device. Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When a credit or […]