AU Payroll and HR Glossary

Discover the meaning of the latest AU payroll and HR terms and abbreviations with this free glossary.


National Employment Standards (NES) The National Employment Standards (NES) are 11 minimum employment entitlements that have to be provided to all employees.

Net Pay Net pay is the total amount an employee takes home in their pay after all deductions (have been withdrawn. It is sometimes called ‘take-home pay’ as it is the amount available for bills and living expenses.

Net Promoter Score (NPS) The Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a widely used market research metric that typically takes the form of a single survey question asking respondents to rate the likelihood that they would recommend a company, product, or a service to a friend or colleague.