Australia isn’t called the lucky country for nothing. With enviable beaches stretching along the coast, to vast mountainous regions, and on to natural wonders within the red centre, Australia is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Australians pride themselves for their work / life balance (so much so, that Sydney… Read more »
Outsourcing your Talent Acquisition is a smart business strategy with a multitude of benefits, especially for companies that are looking for offshore hiring. The recruitment landscape, and more specifically, the expectations of both employers and employees, has changed significantly since the pandemic… Partnering with a Talent Acquisition (TA) provider means you can have a… Read more »
Are you an employer expanding your business to France or considering it? Famously employee friendly, France has strict laws and protections for workers. Here are the leave entitlements and holidays you should be aware of. Public Holidays: Note: Public holidays that fall on weekends (coloured in red) are not moved to the… Read more »
It is often said that “skills are the professional currency of the 21st century”. Yet, figuring out which skills to develop as a candidate or recruit for as a business might not always be smooth sailing. In this instance, given the magnitude of the COVID-19 crisis, both employers and employees need market intelligence on… Read more »
Whether you’re mapping out your business expansion to Australia or already operating down under, there are a number of key terms to know and understand, as many of these terms are unique to the Australian market, laws, and culture. Perhaps you’re registering with ASIC and the ATO to obtain your ACN and ABN… and… Read more »
As the second largest continent, Africa is home to 54 countries and over 1.4 billion people. The most central continent in the world, Africa is the perfect hub for reaching the corners of the world. Incidentally, it’s also the most profitable region in the world, making it a top option for your next business… Read more »
Having closed a landmark deal with Sydney Airport, logistics & aviation fuelling services company Skytanking asked us to help them set-up and ascertain compliance within this new market, as well as hire and pay staff.
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A buddy program is an initiative that is designed to help with the onboarding of a new hire. Through knowledge sharing, a new employee can feel empowered in the areas of productivity, job satisfaction, and company integration. Starting a new job is hard – and nerve-wracking. It’s like you’re back at a new school.… Read more »
Modern Awards are official Australian regulations that outline the minimum employment standards for employees in a given industry.
Modern Award regulations contain important information such as minimum pay rates, working hours, overtime, penalty rates, allowances, breaks, payroll cycle, and additional employer obligations.
Are you up to date and in line with current Modern Awards in Australia?
Employing staff in Australia and staying on top of changing laws
can be complicated. At Polyglot Group, our dedicated, qualified HR
experts are here to support your operations and your employees.
Use Our Modern Award Finder to...
Wages & Conditions
Keep Your Payroll
How does the Modern Award Finder work?
As experts in Australian employment and workplace regulations, we research and determine the Modern Award(s) that apply to each of your employees. On top of this, we can offer practical
guidelines to ensure your operations are in full compliance.
So, whether you are a small company looking to grow, or a larger business looking to be more efficient, we have the solution to ensure your business thrives with more support and most importantly, less risk.