Everyday payroll questions, how many can you answer?

Can an employer decide not to provide the opportunity to cash up Annual Leave to employees? If an employee has annual, sick and alternative leave on Termination, which one(s) must be paid out? Do you have to pay an employee if they are on Jury Service? What period of gross earnings is the ‘extra pay’ […]

New Report – Average Daily Hours

We have just added a new report called the Average Daily Hours Report. This is a great report if you are keen to see what hours people are working on specific days over any number of weeks.  It could be used when you want to work out the Average Hours worked on a specific day […]

New Feature – Reminders

Trying to remember those critical dates in relation to your staff can be a real pain, especially when we do the payroll and you don’t have access to the data…but we now have a new option which we are just trialing. Built into Platinum is a user definable Reminder System whereby we can create static […]

Annual Leave

The accrual of annual leave is very important both for the employee and the employer.  The employee wants to be assured they are receiving the correct amount of days  and the employer wants to be assured they are not paying too much.   For all employees on a permanent contract we need to know the number […]

Paid Parental Leave ( PPL)

The maximum paid Parental Leave increased from  the 1st of July 2012 from $458.82 ti $475.16.  PPL is availabe for a period of 14 weeks.  The employee is entilted to either their gross weekly pay or the maximum of $475.16 which ever is the lowest rate.