Hayley Lock

Hayley Lock

Partner, People Services

Articles by Hayley Lock

Business & Economy

Santa Claus can still come to town – what about the rest of us travelling from overseas?

With the festive holiday season in reach, temporary visa holders are weighing their options for visits home and employers will need to consider the extent to which they can accommodate these requests.

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Tax

Work-related deductions – time to get fair dinkum?

The average expenses claim for work related expenses is $2,500. But would the conduct of some of these individual taxpayers pass the “pub test”.

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Business & Economy

Seize the day: back to work incentives in Queensland suffer from lack of awareness

The state government has allocated $150m to regional Queensland and $27.5m in Brisbane and SE Queensland, for its Back to Work scheme, which follows similar moves made in recent years by other states.

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Social Impact

Encouraging lifelong learning: mentoring through the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation

Only 60 percent of Indigenous students reach year 12 compared to 86 percent retention rate for non-Indigenous students.

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