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06 Aug 2014

Australasian Gaming Expo 2014

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), Australia’s number one gaming and hospitality expo, will be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre on Glebe Island in Sydney from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 August 2014.

06 Aug 2014

Have you prepared your 2014/15 strategic plan?

PKF Lawler Consulting has been preparing researched market based Strategic Plans for hospitality and gaming venues for more than 20 years.

06 Aug 2014

Are you paying your management team market rates?

Retaining key management staff or even determining what is the current market based remuneration for key staff is a challenge for many venues and Boards due to the competition for experienced staff in the market and the complexity of offers, diversity and differing size of venues.

21 Jul 2014

The 'Childcare Issue' is a two-headed beast

In light of the 2014-15 Federal Budget announcement to reduce the Paid Parental Leave cap to $100,000 from 1 July 2015, it is worth asking: how realistic is it to juggle a career with raising a family in this country?

07 Jul 2014

Internal Audit: Assurance Process for Directors & Shareholders is key

Hardly a week goes by without news of a high-profile corporate collapse or fraud being committed. Whether it be the demise of HIH or Enron or the behaviour of recalcitrant expoliticians, members of the public are rightly entitled to ask the key question – how could this occur?

26 Jun 2014

WA minimum wage increase

In more pay rate news, The West Australian Industrial Relations Commission has increased the full time adult minimum wage and State Awards by $20 per week.

26 Jun 2014

NSW Budget 2014

The New South Wales Treasurer, Andrew Constance, released the State’s Budget on 17 June 2014

20 Jun 2014

Payroll Tax: Be ready for your Annual Reconciliations

When is Payroll tax lodgement and payment due? 21 July 2014

16 Jun 2014

Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG): proposal to tighten employee safety net

There has been a lot of press surrounding the belt tightening measures introduced by last month’s Federal Budget, but proposed changes to cap some claims under FEG seem to have flown under the radar.

06 Jun 2014

Get set for a 3 per cent wage increase

On Wednesday, the Fair Work Commission announced a 3% increase to minimum wages.

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