We’re going on holidays
Yep, it’s that time of year again! The holiday season is well and truly upon us. During this time of year, it is important to be aware that you may need to make some special arrangements to accommodate your timesheet/payroll cycles.
All our offices will be closed on the main holidays:
- Christmas Day – Tuesdays 25 December 2018
- Boxing Day – Wednesday 26 December 2018
- New Year’s Day – Tuesday 1 January 2019
How will this affect you?
Best that you check with your agency or client to see if timesheet deadlines or pay dates will change over the holiday period. Keep in mind, many company payroll offices close over the holiday period.
If your timesheet(s) are due on these public holidays, we suggest you submit your approved timesheets the day before, or immediately following the public holiday, if you don’t hear otherwise.
We’ll be reconciling and releasing all funds received prior to the Christmas public holidays on Monday 24 December and Monday 30 December, for overnight release.
Please note: The next date payments will be processed on the business day immediately following the public holidays. So best you get your timesheets in prior to the public holidays, if possible.
To recap, we will not be conducting pay runs on the public holidays as outlined above.
IMPORTANT – If you currently have a novated lease, please remember to notify us, via firstname.lastname@example.org, of your holidays so we can ensure that your lease balance is in order during this period.
If you have any questions please contact our Client Solutions team on 1300 724 082 or email@example.com.
And most importantly, have a safe and fun holiday season.
Alert: ATO Scam!
We’ve just been informed of fraudulent claims made by people impersonating the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
People involved in these scams will tell you of outstanding tax debts and threatening arrest if the debt is not paid immediately. Although these numbers may appear to be from the ATO, please be aware that the ATO will never demand immediate payment or threaten arrest.
The ATO recommends calling them on 1800 008 540 to check if the call was legitimate or a scam.
Below are useful links that can provide more information:
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie…
Australia Day CXC Global office closure
Monday 28 January 2019 is the Australia Day public holiday and a result our offices will be closed.
How will this affect you?
Best that you check with your agency or client to see if timesheet deadlines or pay dates will change because of this public holiday.
If your timesheet(s) are due on Monday 28 January, we suggest you submit your approved timesheets be submitted beforehand on Friday 25 January or immediately following the public holiday on Tuesday 29 January, if you don’t hear otherwise.
We’ll be reconciling and releasing all funds received prior to the public holiday on Friday 25 January, for overnight release.
Please note: The next date payments will be processed will be on Tuesday 29 January. So best you get your timesheets in prior to the public holiday, if possible.
So in summary…don’t forget to make arrangements to accommodate your timesheet & pay cycle that could be affected by the Australia Day closure.
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It’s not too late to book your Christmas vacation
Open to all Australian and New Zealand CXC Global contractors, Corporate Traveller gives you access to benefits such as cost savings through discounts on airfares, accommodation and car hire plus online booking and a handy mobile app.
PLUS you’ll have access to Travel Club; giving you access to amazing travel benefits such as handpicked exclusive deals, 10% off travel insurance, discounted airline lounge memberships, and no service fees – plus your own leisure travel expert dedicated to customising your dream holiday.
That’s a wrap for the December CXC Global Contractor Newsletter. Let us know if there is anything you would like us to cover in the next edition. We’d love to hear from you.
The team at CXC Global