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Penalty rates decision a mixed bag: R&CA

Penalty rates decision a mixed bag: R&CA

R&CA CEO, John Hart said he's pleased the Fair Work Commission has acknowledged the differences in hospitality work to traditional sectors, but highlighted the association’s disappointment in leaving the Restaurant Industry Award largely unchanged.

Penalty rates cut for hospitality workers

Penalty rates cut for hospitality workers

The Fair Work Commission has announced Sunday penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast food workers.

Last chance to win free recruitment for a year

Last chance to win free recruitment for a year

Time is running out for you to take advantage of Skilld's recruitment account giveaway!

Backpaper tax rate could lead to rise in cash jobs: IBISWorld

Backpaper tax rate could lead to rise in cash jobs: IBISWorld

The backpacker tax bill, passed in late 2016, will reduce the number of working holiday visa holders in Australia over the next five years, said IBISWorld.

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Interim restaurant authorisations now available from Liquor & Gaming NSW

Interim restaurant authorisations now available from Liquor & Gaming NSW

From 31 January online applicants seeking to serve liquor in restaurants and cafés under standard trading hours and conditions will be eligible to obtain an interim restaurant authorisation.

Liquor & Gaming NSW reminds operators to be vigilant over festive season

Liquor & Gaming NSW reminds operators to be vigilant over festive season

Liquor & Gaming NSW has confirmed that inspectors will be maintaining a strong presence in venues across the state over the festive season.

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Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

Cutting Sunday penalty rates will hurt young people the most

Research tells us that while a third of Australians rely on regular Sunday shifts as part of their wage, nearly 40 percent of young people rely on penalty rates to survive.

The trend to turf in 2017

The trend to turf in 2017

In her first column for Hospitality, Elizabeth Meryment laments Australia's deteriorating service standards.

The changing face of clubs in Australia

The changing face of clubs in Australia

The Epping Club’s CEO Peter Saez shares his take on the future of the club industry and its movement towards premium dining.

10 myths about paying young staff

10 myths about paying young staff

“It’s time to address the myths that have achieved widespread levels of acceptance and are resulting in employers short-changing young workers,” said Fair Work Ombudsman, Natalie James.

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Skilld slashes hospitality recruitment costs

Skilld slashes hospitality recruitment costs

It’s no secret that staffing represents a huge expense for foodservice businesses in Australia – not just because of wage costs and the penalty rate entitlements associated with a casual workforce, but also because turnover rates are high, and as...

How to cash in on the gourmet sandwich trend

How to cash in on the gourmet sandwich trend

The humble sandwich is not so humble these days. Where consumers used to be happy with sliced ham, iceberg lettuce and cheddar cheese between two slices of white bread, today’s food-savvy diners want more.

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