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Key Highlights of the Australian Federal Budget 2024-25 and what it means for Payroll

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On 14 May 2024, Treasurer Jim Chalmers unveiled the much-awaited 2024-25 Federal Budget. This budget introduces various measures related to taxes, superannuation, and employment, all aimed at addressing the government’s top priority: supporting Australians through the cost-of-living crisis. While the Payroll industry’s most significant announcement in the Budget did not come as a surprise, it

Ready Employ October 2023 Product Update


What we’ve done Notifications to third parties We have made changes to support more uses of the special projects and self service projects. we have added a new option for notifications at the completion of these projects to allow notifications to be sent to third party email addresses. These are being adopted for use to

Key Highlights of the Australian Annual Wage Review 2022-23 and What It Means for Payroll

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The Fair Work Commission has announced its decision in the 2022-2023 Annual Wage Review, a move that affects about 20.5% of Australian employees.  As a result of this review National Minimum Wage has been increased by 5.75%  The decision which affects about 20.5% of Australian employees will come in effect on the 1st July 2023.  Items

Key Highlights of the Australian Federal Budget 2023-24 and what it means for Payroll

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On 9 May 2023, Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the highly anticipated 2023-24 Federal Budget. The modest $4.2 billion surplus – the first in 15 years – is a much-needed windfall, which has become possible due to tailwinds such as favourable commodity prices, a robust labour market, and increased short-term migration. The long-term forecast looks promising,

Skill up on Ready Employ: Join our Free Webinars

At ReadyTech, we value you as our customer and want to ensure you make the most of Ready Employ, regardless of your experience level. Our free educational webinars provide valuable insights and tips to help you get the most out of this powerful tool. Whether you’re a seasoned user or new to the platform, we

The Accelerated Global Shift to the Cloud: Key Drivers and Benefits to Note

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Recent years have seen more and more companies expedite their move to the cloud to support security, agility, innovation, cost-efficiency and improved collaboration. And while regions across the globe are approaching cloud migration differently, the growth of these services is expected to continue worldwide.  We’re taking a closer look at what cloud migration is, why

How does ReadyTech protect and secure customer data?

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At ReadyTech, we take the security of your customer data seriously and use several frameworks to help us achieve this. SOC 2 and ISO 27001 are both widely recognised frameworks for managing information security. While they have some differences, they share several similarities. Both SOC 2 and ISO 27001 require organisations to implement controls to

Send SMS to Candidates

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We are excited to announce that, starting on Wednesday 5 April 2023, administrators will have the ability to send candidates SMS notifications for tracking steps. By enabling this feature in System Settings > Modules, administrators can configure personalised messages to keep candidates informed of their progress. The notifications are also secure and reliable, providing administrators

2023 NZ End of Financial Year Checklist for Payroll Professionals

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It’s almost that time of the year: 31 March 2023 is the end of financial year (EOFY) for most businesses and organisations in New Zealand. For payroll managers everywhere, this is one of the busiest times of the year when it comes to managing a company’s payroll. There are lots to remember and tick off

How to boost your brand and attract top talent: Employee Value Proposition (EVP) cheat codes

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Salary hikes are top of mind for many employees during periods of inflation, which means that the cost of doing business is equally steep. Is your EVP helping you to attract and retain the best candidates?  According to Gartner, organisations invest an average amount of $2,500 per person on employee experiences each year, making it