We have received notification of the Fair Work Ombudsman Inspectors planning to visit 1,000 small businesses around Australia.
While it’s the last we need in our busy schedule it is an opportunity to review compliance with Employment regulations and get our house in order.
For example there is a handy part of the website with a number of templates for a whole range of employment requirements, e.g. staff records, hiring & firing, etc.
The link to this is: https://www.fairwork.gov.au/how-we-will-help/templates-and-guides#Templates
There is a small business checklist which is worth a look: https://www.fairwork.gov.au/small-business-showcase/small-business-checklist
And there is the Small Business Showcase which provides a valuable resource: https://www.fairwork.gov.au/small-business-showcase
If you are using a book keeper then it’s worthwhile to forward this email and ask them to review your compliance. Remember ultimately you are responsible.
I hope this helps,
Brian Tonkin CEO