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New Recruits


Finding good people that are dedicated to the values and culture of our business is a challenge.  We have been really fortunate over the last few months in finding 3 new recruits that both fit in and strengthen the existing team of dedicated and hard working people that I am proud to have in our company.  Together we will continue to improve how and what we do.

So, I take great pleasure in introducing :-

Say Hello to Maria Karitellis

Maria’s current role is Office Admin support.  She is helping out with our admin functions, logging calls, and helping out Lee with support where she can.

Maria has been using Attache in her own business (which she recently sold) for many years, and her experience on the client side of the support line will be very helpful.

Say Hello to Jen Tudball-Smith

Jen’s role is to take all Sue’s work off her!  As a senior business systems consultant, she has an important role to play in understanding client’s needs and enabling them in Attache.

Jen comes to us from where she was the only financial person in a design company, dealing with everything including payroll and accounts.  She is a wiz with Excel spreadsheets too!

Say Hello to Andrew West

Andrew is taking on the challenge of the “National Business Development Manager”.  Over the last couple of weeks, he has been busily introducing himself to all clients.  His role includes customer relationships and new business, and is the man to contact if you are looking to make any changes and improvements in your business. He is based in sunny Darwin.

Andrew has also had lots of experience with Attache, including experience in management, warehousing, distribution and payroll.

Attache Employee Onboarding

Attaché Employee Onboarding allows new staff to provide their legal and administrative information such as their tax, super fund and bank information prior to commencing employment which are then used to populate the new employee masterfile in the desktop payroll company.

In this video we’ll demonstrate:
– setting a default superannuation fund for Employee Onboarding
– onboarding a new employee
– employee completing the onboarding information
– reviewing and adding the employee to your desktop payroll company

Talk to us today about Attachés great time saving features like Employee Onboarding


ABS Culture

  ABS Culture

What is culture?  For the ABS team, it is a really important part of our working lives, and how we deal with clients, fellow team members, and everyone we have interaction with.  These are our values that we have developed together over a long period of time.

1. Surprise clients by delivering more than they expected. We go the extra mile.
2. Enthusiastically embrace and drive change – be open minded.
3. Be a positive team player, a leader, show gratitude, be helpful and supportive.
4. Focused on successful outcomes for the client, the ABS team, ABS the company, suppliers and self.
5. Have fun – balance life, work, and family.
6. Do more with less.
7. Build open and honest relationships through excellent communication.
8. Pursue continuous growth and learning.
9. Be passionate, creative and determined.
10. Not afraid to make mistakes, as long as you take responsibility and learn from them.
11. Be humble.

New Business Improvement Guide

We are very excited to learn that Attaché and M-Institute have collaborated to release an updated collection of Business Improvement Guides. These are a fantastic help for SME’s to develop ideas to help their business become more profitable.


Please see link.

Attache BI Payroll is first to be “STP Registered” by ATO

The Attache team are very excited to announce that Attache is the first independent payroll software provider to successfully complete the Singe Touch Payroll (STP) pay event, and is now “STP Registered” by the ATO. The latest version of Attache BI ( now includes the technology necessary to provide the necessary data link to the ATO to comply with the STP process.

For up to date information, to register for STP updates, and download a STP checklist , go to this web page -> STP News