BSCAA National Newsletter – February 2020
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To download the full newsletter click here: BSCAA National Newsletter November 2019 BSCAA Update President’s Report “People work for money but go the extra mile for recognition, praise and rewards.” –Dale Carnegie Studies show that employees perform at the top of their game just because you are recognizing, praising and rewarding them. Each year the BSCAA
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter October 2019 BSCAA Update President’s Report “The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team”. – Phil Jackson The BSCAA National Board held their general meeting on 16th September in the AustralianSuper Boardroom in Melbourne. The Board
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter September 2019 BSCAA Update President’s Report “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller And in a blink August is gone and September is here! So what did August look like for the BSCAA, well it was
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter August 2019 President’s Report Welcome to the August 2019 Newsletter. It has been a busy July and I am certain August will be no different. The BSCAA National Board will be holding their 2019-2021 strategy meeting on 30th August in Brisbane, prior to their
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter July 2019 2019-2021 National Board of Directors On 17 June 2019, BSCAA National held their Annual General Meeting and are excited to announce the appointment of two women in the role of National President and Vice President. Kim Puxty, former President of the BSCAA Qld
Congratulations to the new BSCAA National Board of Directors announced at the AGM yesterday (17 June 2019). Directors: Kim Puxty President Debbie Delimitros Vice-President & NSW State Representative Matthew Collings Treasurer & Tasmania State Representative Joe Kaplan Victoria State Representative Peter Rundle South Australia State Representative Lyn Whelan Western Australia State Representative Mark Nipper Queensland
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter June 2019 National BSCAA has busy with AGM meetings with Queensland’s held on 17 May, New South Wales held on 7 June, Victoria to be held on 13 June and Nationals being held on 17 June. Further details can be found below. Recommended Minimum Increase
To download the full newsletter please click here:BSCAA National Newsletter May 2019 National BSCAA is busy with AGM preparation with Queensland’s being held on 17 May, New South Wales being held on 7 June and Nationals being held on 17 June. Further details can be found below. Don’t forget: 2019 Federal Elections are taking place on
To download the full newsletter please click here: Building Service Industry Newsletter The BSCAA have been very busy over the last month with the Tasmanian Excellence Awards, BSCAA NSW Breakfast, BSCAA Queensland Golf Day! More on these events below. Several representatives of the BSCAA National Board also attend the CAF (Cleaning Accountability Framework) Launch in Melbourne
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter March 2019 National BSCAA have recently introduced a new member benefit ‘Bizversity’. An intranet website like no other, dedicated to teaching business differently. At BSCAA, we have recognised that our members want to educate themselves in a fast-paced and user friendly manner and Bizversity
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter February 2019 National Welcome to 2019… Thank you Hako The BSCAA National Board of Directors would like to thank Hako for hosting the February 2019 Board Meeting, at their Sydney Head Office.It was great to learn about the history of Hako and see the
Workplace Relations Update from Workplace Advisory Group Unless you are living in denial, 2018 was the year in which the combined forces of Government, the union and many major property owner/managers all turned against sub-contracting. We even reached a stage where the cleaning industry was accused by the Federal Government (who was elected as being
To download the full newsletter please click here: January 2019 BSCAA National Newsletter National Welcome to 2019… The BSCAA National Board of Directors would like to thank all of its members and Business Partners for their support over the past 12 months and we look forward to new and exciting ventures in
We hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year! If you have any questions the BSCAA National Office is now open. Give us a call on 1800 312 970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter December 2018 BSCAA Update National Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year The BSCAA National Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Christmas and New Year. The BSCAA National Office will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and re-open
Workplace Relations Update from Workplace Advisory Group WHO IS REALLY A SUBCONTRACTOR? For those who follow my blog or who are clients of Workplace Advisory Group, you will know that the question of what really constitutes a bona fide sub contract relationship looms large in Australian workplaces. For months now we have seen a sustained
Workplace Relations Update from Workplace Advisory Group PROBATION, TERMINATION AND THE LINK BETWEEN THEM Most employers in Australia believe that employees can be sacked without notice and without reason during a probation period. The task of the BSCAA is to provide members with accurate advice on industrial relations matters so this article will do just that
To download the full newsletter please click here: BSCAA National Newsletter November 2018 National Changes to modern awards The Fair Work Commission has varied a number of awards as part of its Modern Award Review. The changes affect rules on termination of employment and a number of other clauses. All changes apply from the first full
The Building Service Contractors Association of Australia (BSCAA) has welcomed the ACCC’s calls for stronger penalties for franchising codes. ACCC deputy chair Mick Keogh called for changes to Australia’s Franchising Code of Conduct to better protect franchisees, in a speech delivered at the National Franchise Convention Legal Symposium in Melbourne last week. The changes included
Thank Your Cleaner Day has been celebrated around the world, with more than 20 countries taking part in the New Zealand-founded initiative. Launched in 2015 by the Building Service Contractors of New Zealand (BSCNZ), Thank Your Cleaner Day, supported by Kärcher, was held on Wednesday 17 October. The day aims to celebrate the role of professional
BSCAA National Newsletter – October 2018 National On behalf of all BSCAA members BSCAA National has made a submission on designing a modern Australian Business Number system. As we understand it, the government is considering: (i) Changing the ABN entitlement rules or increasing the intensity of entitlement checks before an ABN is issued (or both); and (ii) Introducing conditions so
BSCAA National Newsletter – September 2018 BSCAA National Representatives from BSCAA National, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, and Tasmania recently attended the cleaning expo in Sydney. Congratulations to BSCAA NSW and all of our Business Partners who attended on excellent displays at the show. It was a great chance to catch up with
New family and domestic violence leave entitlements From 1 August 2018, modern awards will be varied to give employees access to 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year. The leave can be taken by employees to deal with the impact of family and domestic violence. This includes (but isn’t limited to)
BSCAA National welcomes a new Executive Director, Cassie Ruhe-Hodge. BSCAA National held a networking function on 27 July 2018 which was attended by members of the BSCAA National Board, State Presidents, Business Partners and Associates. This story was also covered by INCLEAN. To view it click here.
Victorian Education Minister James Merlino has ordered an audit into state government school cleaning contracts following reports cleaners have had their pay cut and hours reduced under the new cleaning contract reforms. Audit welcomed by industry George Stamas, president of the Building Services Contractors of Australia Association (BSCAA), said the association is in support of
BSCAA National recently made a submission to The Senate for the Inquiry into the exploitation of general and specialist cleaners working in retail chains for contracting or subcontracting cleaning companies. To view the BSCAA submission (and all other submissions on the subject) please click on the below link: The exploitation of general and specialist cleaners working
BSCAA National Newsletter – August 2018 – Click here to download BSCAA National BSCAA National welcomes a new Executive Director, Cassie Ruhe-Hodge. BSCAA National held a networking function on 27 July 2018 which was attended by members of the BSCAA National Board, State Presidents, Business Partners and Associates. This story was also covered by INCLEAN.