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Business culture in Australia

Anybody considering visiting or relocating to Australia should familiarise themselves with the Business Culture in Australia. 

Located in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is made up of the Australian mainland, the island of Tasmania, and numerous other smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. There are six states and two territories that make up Australia, with Canberra serving as the capital. 

Coal, iron ore, copper, gold, natural gas, uranium, and renewable energy sources are just a few examples of Australia’s enormous and diverse natural resources that draw in significant amounts of international investment. Australia is a major exporter of natural resources, energy, and food, and also has a sizable service sector. 

Travelers from all over the world flock to Australia to enjoy the country’s famous sunshine, world-class surf, and extraordinary variety of native species. While Australia is vast, the majority of its people still call major coastal cities like Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth home. Australia is a fantastic location for your next hire, boasting one of the world’s top economies and a large pool of qualified candidates. 

With an estimated 2.2 billion new middle-class consumers in Asia by 2032, Australia is in a prime position to increase exports of resources, energy, agriculture, and educational and touristic services. 

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The Do's and Don'ts of Working in Australia

Be patient. Because of the collaborative nature of the Australian work environment, decision making will take longer than usual. Managers will ask for employee input.

Keep it casual. Direct yet cordial interaction is common, and tough situations are often defused with a joke

Don't believe negative self-talk. Australians are as modest as they are respectful. It is best not to draw any hasty conclusions about them, as they may even minimise their own achievements. If they begin to criticise themselves, avoid joining in; they may not be as receptive as you expect.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Payrolling the employees is a key part of the service offered by an employer of record company. The EOR will calculate and remit all taxes, social securities and similar payments, on behalf of both employer and employee. The client will be invoiced in advance by the EOR company, for the total cost of the payroll.

Yes. Our clients are free to dictate the structure of the employees’ remuneration including any bonuses or commissions they wish to offer. In some countries, there is a statutory requirement to provide “bonuses”, for example in the form of Christmas or holiday allowances.

Yes. Agility EOR will calculate what pay is due upon termination of an employee, factoring in such things as any untaken leave entitlements.

We find that most of our clients are in the Tech, IT, Finance and Professional Services industries. However, we have acquired the skills, knowledge and experience to help all industries across the globe.

As a private company, we’re not beholden to shareholders or asset-shredding Private Equity targets. We aim to build long-term relationships with our clients. At Agility EOR, our approach is that we never forget that our business is all about people. Our Employer of Record solutions are tailored to each requirement, not a one-size-fits-all tech platform. We do the right thing by our clients and by the laws of each country we operate in. And we believe in openness; if we don’t feel we can offer you the best solution for a specific territory, we’ll say so. 

We pride ourselves on our personable-approach so once you enter your new employees details into our dedicated platform, we’ll arrange a call with you to go through the details of the employment contract where together we can review and amend to your requirements. We liaise directly with your employee to build a rapport and obtain the necessary information to hire them compliantly, and set them up ready for their first payroll.

We never stop delivering! Even if you’re employee has been onboarded and is happily working for you and being paid each month, we’re here to partner with you whenever you or your employees need us. Even your ex-employees may need our assistance for tax documents, proof of employment requests etc… Our service never stops!