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JobKeeper eligibility changes and key resources

We've curated some valuable resources, including downloadable documents and links to key info covering the JobKeeper changes for employers and employees.

Managing cases of COVID-19 in the workplace

Anyone who is unwell should not be at the workplace. If anyone develops symptoms at work such as fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath, you should ask them to seek medical advice.

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment

Breaking news! Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced that the pandemic leave offer of $1500 may extend to states and territories outside of Victoria.

Cash flow boost - lodging your June activity statement

The start of this new financial year is going to be quite different compared to years past when most of us were living a different type of life.

COVID-19 business changes and TPAR

Does your business pay contractors to provide one or more of these services: cleaning, courier, road freight, IT or security, investigation and surveillance?

The ‘Challenge Every Expense’ strategy for SMEs

If you have used a personal budget before, you might be familiar with the ‘Challenge Every Expense’ strategy. It is a budgeting tactic that asks you to carefully examine your expenses and cut away unnecessary expenditure, often readjusting the way you approach spending in your daily life.

Tips to help you get ready for this tax time

2020 has been a very challenging time for businesses, with COVID-19, bushfires and drought taking an unprecedented toll on many.

Keeping up-to-date with COVID safe workplace guidance

If you’re a retail business finding it tricky to navigate COVID workplace rules and guidance, you are not alone. Since our May article resuming retail operations during COVID-19 the Australian Government and State and Territories have announced their plans for easing restrictions. 

Rest FAQs on Coronavirus

The following answers common member and employer questions on current market volatility, super and insurance. Visit go.rest.com.au/coronavirus for the latest updates.

Supporting new parents as they navigate their parental leave journey

Becoming a parent is arguably one of life’s most challenging transitions. With several new and unexpected demands, becoming a parent can be an emotional journey.

Traffic Management – Getting it right in distribution centres

Retailers who have management or control of powered mobile plant at a workplace must ensure it does not collide with pedestrians or any other powered mobile plant. If there is a possibility of collision, the plant must have a warning device alerting a person who may be at risk from its movement.

Six tips for how employers can look after the health and wellbeing of their workplaces

Concerning new data from a leading workplace safety auditing and training, organisation has revealed that Australian workplaces are not prioritising employee health. 1 in 2 workers have admitted their bosses don’t send sick employees home, 2 in 5 have said work overload and stress is rife, and 1...

Why providing feedback to your employees is vital for your business

Feedback is a way to support team members and ensure they’re aware of their performance. Regular feedback can help team members reflect on their performance and take action to repeat or change behaviours.

Five ways to kick start your CX program

Most organisations no longer compete based on the products they sell. Today, businesses predominantly compete on the experiences they provide to customers.

Retailers urged to focus on safety during peak season

Managing health and safety can be like a game of snakes and ladders. It takes time, effort and resources to build systems and effectively manage health and safety in a retail work environment. 

Why retailers should look outside the standard resume for their hires

The project making young people soar.

Seven common questions about casual employees

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has been at the forefront of advocating and supporting retailers on a range of employment law opportunities.

It’s time retailers flexed their employee experience muscles

The employee experience is a hot topic at the moment. There has been a lot of research looking into the impacts of both positive and negative employee experiences and how it affects a businesses bottom line.

What makes a great store manager successful ?

Great store managers consistently turn in great results. They regularly achieve their KPI’s, have lower staff turnover, less customer complaints and this list goes on.

Investing in employees

How investing in them is investing into the development and success of your brand.

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