Whilst retail and hospitality businesses are gearing up for their busiest time of the year, other small businesses are taking the opportunity to have a break over the upcoming Christmas period.
We all know that holidays prevent burnout, improve productivity and reduce illnesses. The healthier and happier you are, the more your business will benefit.
So if your business is shutting down, there are a number of factors to consider when it comes to Christmas closures. You need to ensure that:
Your employees can be directed to take paid and unpaid annual leave during a shutdown period. Make sure you’re aware of the Fair Work policies for your industry. Visit www.fairwork.gov.au for more information.
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