Author / Mark Smith

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  • Balance

    Fair Work changes for part-time ‘casuals’ and family friendly workplace requirements

    During the last quarter of 2018 Fairwork decisions resulted in updated regulations for small business. The body continues to adjudicate for workers rights while balancing the burden on small business. The decisions relating to misclassified casuals claiming for part time entitlements and for family friendly workplace requirements are important changes for workplaces.

  • It’s all about flexibility in the roster

    We’ve been working hard on roster to introduce some changes in how you can schedule team members and rulesets that comply with the fast food award. It’s pretty exciting and I’d like to walk you through some key changes. Shifts can be pretty dynamic. People step up to higher duties within the shift, they do…

  • Get Integrated on YOUniverse

    Running a successful retail or hospitality business, big or small, is no simple task. Managing staff, balancing budgets, adhering to compliance… the list of responsibilities is endless! Imagine working on one platform — having one solution — that took care of all your HR needs. Picture a way where you could optimise and consolidate systems,…

  • Keep the team up to data and engaged with YOUniverse

    Working shifts in a busy retail environment means keeping everyone on the same page is hard. The team changes throughout the day. How do you ensure that people know about new product, new promotions, and any safety or incentive messages? How can the team know what’s going on in their store? YOUniverse provides a forum…

  • Roster your team faster with YOUniverse

    Quite simply, any equation is about achieving the right balance. In the industry, it’s demand and supply. Too much or too little of either can result in a budget blowout. A roster that doesn’t meet business needs is just a financial fiasco waiting to happen. A successful business nowadays demands an optimised, dynamic and automated…

  • 50 Most Promising Enterprise Startups – 2017

    We are honoured to have been published in APAC CIO Outlook’s December 2017 magazine as one of 50 Most Promising Enterprise Startups – 2017 article. “The confluence of today’s business issues – winning the war for talent and driving high performance – are the foundation stones upon which we design technology” – Stuart Davies, CEO…

  • Welcome to our YOUniverse!

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression as an employer! As an employer, it’s vital that you get people work-ready, inducted into your company culture and connected to the team. In fact “86% of new hires decide to stay or leave a company within their first six months and new employees…

  • Build a Champion Team with YOUniverse

    What is the most important asset for any thriving organisation? Procedures? Yes. Productivity? Certainly. Performance? Sure. But first and foremost, it’s people that get the job done. Success is all about teamwork. It hinges on individuals coming together and working as a collective towards the realisation of a common goal. The great challenge is how…