What is the JobKeeper Alternative Test?

  Wondering what to do if you don’t meet the Basic Decline in Turnover Test requirements for JobKeeper? The ATO has released its guidelines for the Alternative Decline in Turnover Test  which are available now on the ATO website. In an effort to simplify the guidelines, we’ve summarised the rules for the test in this article. It’s important to note, the alternative test only applies when an entity fails the…  Read more

We must support local businesses through Coronavirus

Managing Partner pmwPlus, Ray Miller was featured in The Central Western Daily this week for his commentary on how to support the local Central West economy through COVID-19. Click here to read the original article on The Central Western Daily online or see below.   Orange community urged to buy local to help businesses through coronavirus Written by Tanya Marschke (of The Central Western Daily)   Small businesses are fighting…  Read more

Public holidays and paying stood down employees

It’s stated pretty clearly on the Fairwork Australia website, “Employees that are stood down remain employed during the period of the stand down.” This means employees who are stood down by their employer under the Fair Work Act are entitled to be paid for public holidays that occur during the stand down period. This is applicable only if the public holiday falls on a day the employee would have usually…  Read more