Services

Schedule of Fees & Services 2015-2016

Option 1 Includes: Industrial Relations Strategic Advice Management and Advocacy Services PLUS Awards-on-Disk

This is a Professional Industrial Relations Strategic Advice and Hands-on Assistance Service for Supervisors and Managers including:

Industrial Advocacy and Representation

This Includes professional Industrial Advocacy and representation in the Industrial Relations Commissions, the Equal Opportunity Commission and the Industrial Courts. Negotiations with unions are also included. We guarantee professional and competent preparation and presentation of your case in any of these forums regardless of the time required, including;

  • All necessary strategic advice and consultation in all matters relating to the effective management and development of employees.
  • Site visits (travel & Accommodation at the Client’s expense) with on-site assistance in the more complex issues to ensure compliance with procedural fairness and natural justice requirements.
  • Assistance, on-site, with Union negotiations.

Workplace Negotiations

We offer a comprehensive professional consultancy service in all aspects of workplace negotiations, including professional advocacy services through the bargaining process to the certification or registration of your agreements.

Choose Option 1 and receive 25% off the standard fees charged for our additional services (fee for service) as set out below.

Annual Subscription Schedule for Option 1

Option 2: Stand-alone Awards-On-Disk Service

This is a value added Award Update Service on CD-ROM in Microsoft Word format that makes you the expert. It includes:

  • An electronic database, at your fingertips, of every Industrial Award that a Local Government may use in its operations, electronically indexed for your convenience.
  • Hyperlinks to assist you with navigation through the lengthy Award documentation.
  • Twelve months free Award Interpretation Service (by telephone, fax or e-mail) with each annual subscription or renewal including the free Award Interpretation Service

You may choose to take up Option 2, the Awards-on-Disk as a stand-alone service Including the free Award Interpretation Service. The annual subscription rate for this is $592.15 (incl GST) per annum.

Subscribers to this service are entitled to 15% discount on the standard rates charged to our fee-for-service clients for those services not included with the Awards-on-Disk.

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Additional Services (Fee-For-Services)

The following additional services are available on a fee-for-service basis. Those Local Governments who choose not to subscribe to either of the above Options, can also access those services on a fee-for service basis.

  • Executive Staff Performance Management – Annual Performance & Salary Reviews.
    Fully customised executive staff performance management programmes including full documentation and training for Board Members/Councillors and annual review consultancy.
  • Change Management.
    Strategic advice and planning consultancy on all aspects of change management.
  • Strategic Advice on Development of Policies & Procedures.
    This service is tailor made to address all aspects of risk management in the workplace to ensure that your interests are protected and your employees’ exposure to risks in the workplace is minimised.
  • Special Projects.
    Experienced and versatile consultants ensure that you receive professional assistance with the development of strategies and systems that work and are tailored to the special circumstances of your particular case, having regard for your rights, obligations and liabilities in all relevant areas.

Schedule of Fees for Service
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Fees

Compare our rates with those charged by other suppliers and see how you will save a considerable sum of money choosing Fitz Gerald Strategies Services.

Annual Subscription Schedule for Option 1

Annual Payroll Annual Subscriptions
(Including GST)
$100,000 $ 916.00 plus $23.67 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$200,000 $1161.00 plus $21.18 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$300,000 $1369.00 plus $18.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$400,000 $1547.00 plus $17.45 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$500,000 $1722.00 plus $11.21 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$600,000 $1834.00 plus $10.94 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$700,000 $1946.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$800,000 $2144.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$900,000 $2215.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$1,000,000 $2367.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$1,500,000 $2741.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$2,000,000 $3040.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$3,000,000 $3885.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$5,000,000 $5520.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$7,500,000 $7580.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$10,000,000 $9691.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$15,000,000 $13777.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$20,000,000 $17965.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$25,000,000 $22258.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
$30,000,000 $26658.00 plus $7.69 per additional $10,000.00 or part thereof
Maximum Annual Subscription Options 1 is $35000 per annum.

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Schedule of Fees for Service

This schedule does not constitute an offer to act for any person or a quotation for the performance of work at the listed rates. Engagement of the firm is subject to agreement by the firm and the signing of a standard cost agreement. The firm reserves the right to decline any instruction.

All fees and disbursements are payable within 21 days from invoice unless otherwise agreed.

The following fee rates and disbursement charges are subject to the terms of our standard cost agreement available on request.


FEES
Standard hourly rate $260.00 per hour
Standard daily rate $2600.00 per day
[A maximum daily rate may be agreed where a project is likely to exceed several days]

DISBURSEMENTS
Photocopying $1.28 per page
Telephone calls (other than local calls to fixed phones) At cost
City parking for attendance at Commission or Court $32.80 up to half a day. $49.20 from half to full day
Meals & Accommodation At cost
Road Travel $1.49/km plus $138.38/hr travelling
Air Travel At cost of airfares plus $138.38/hr travelling

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[NB: Quoted fees include Goods & Services Tax. GST will be detailed separately on all invoices]