News

New Webinar Available!

Slidedeck Performance management (1)

Our most recent Webinar is now available in our Members Only Area. Employee Performance & Conduct Management Webinar Expecting your staff to perform at their best, and comply with acceptable standards of behaviour shouldn’t be too much to ask, however sometimes people just let us down.  As an employer/manager it is your job to correct … Read More

Urgent Changes to Blue Card Coming Soon

6439_Blue-Card-NCNS-ASSETS_Blue-Card

The changes to the blue card system will start on 31 August 2020. These changes will affect applicants, card holders and organisations.

Important: If you have a paid blue card application in progress when the new laws start, you can continue working while your application is assessed.

The changes include:

You can read more about the upcoming changes here.

CMSolutions News Flash – High Court majority has rejected a Federal Court Decision Re: Personal Leave

wage case

CMSolutions News Flash for Federal Members Only The High Court majority has rejected a Federal Court Decision that found employees working longer than standard hours are entitled to use those hours as the basis for calculating their entitlement to 10 days paid personal/carers leave for each year of service. Chief Justice Susan Kiefel and Justices … Read More

🚨JOBKEEPER UPDATE🚨

JobKeeper_Payment

🚨JOBKEEPER UPDATE🚨 There has been some updates to the “JobKeeper Extension” factsheet regarding eligibility and how to calculate turnover. You can find the factsheet via the link below, or on our dedicated COVID-19 resource page. https://treasury.gov.au/…/Fact_sheet-JobKeeper_Payment_exte…

Student Free Days for P&C Employees

Student Free Days for P&CS

What is a student free day? Student Free days, also known as pupil free days, are school term days on which students are not required to attend school. Which P&C employees usually work term-time? Employees who may be employed on a term-time basis are employed under either the Retail Operations, Clerical and Administrative or Operations … Read More

👀Did you see our article on the P&Cs QLD infoplace?👀

JobKeeper_Payment

The Federal Government has announced a number of significant changes to the JobKeeper program which will commence from 28 September 2020 until the new end date of the program on 28 March 2021. These changes will have a significant impact on employees who are currently receiving JobKeeper as well as operations which have been receiving … Read More

🚨Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty🚨

Money Piles

Employers participating in the amnesty need to apply by 7 September 2020! On 6 March 2020, the government introduced a super guarantee (SG) amnesty (the amnesty). The amnesty allows employers to disclose and pay previously unpaid super guarantee charge (SGC), including nominal interest, they owe their employees, for quarter(s) starting from 1 July 1992 to … Read More

🚨Free Training Opportunity🚨

Workplace Health and Safety

  ALL EXISTING workers in Queensland (including Managers & Supervisors) in a CUSTOMER FACING ROLE are eligible for free training under the new COVID Compliant unit “Comply with Infection Prevention and Control Policies & Procedures: HLTINFCOV001″ There is a national Skill Set of this unit designed specifically for different industries:   HLTSS00065 Infection control (Retail) … Read More

Upcoming Webinar – Employee Performance & Conduct Management

Copy of CMSOLUTIONS PRESENTS (3)

Expecting your staff to perform at their best, and comply with acceptable standards of behaviour shouldn’t be too much to ask, however sometimes people just let us down.  As an employer/manager it is your job to correct behaviour which is substandard, and provide employees with the guidance which enables them to improve their performance, and … Read More

🚨🚨Extension of the JobKeeper Payment🚨🚨

The Government is extending the JobKeeper Payment by a further six months to March 2021. Support will be targeted to businesses and not-for-profits that continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus. The payment rate will be reduced and a lower payment rate will be introduced for those who work fewer hours. Other eligibility rules … Read More