As we approach the summer months, many businesses may be considering hiring seasonal employees to account for increase in business. Whilst seasonal employees can benefit your business greatly, there are some considerations you need to make before on boarding them.
As of 1 August 2023, employees of small businesses are able to access 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave in a 12-month period. Note that employees of non-small businesses were able to access this leave from 1 February 2023.
The federal government detailed new legislation in July 2023 for small businesses seeking energy efficiency upgrades. The Small Business Energy Incentive offers a 20% tax deduction on these upgrades, valued at up to $100,000.