Whistleblower Policies Must be in Place by 1 January 2020

As part of the whistleblower protections introduced into the Corporations Act from 1 July 2019, public companies, large proprietary companies, and corporate trustees of APRA-regulated superannuation entities must have a compliant whistleblower policy from 1 January 2020.  Among other things, the whistleblower policy must include information about the legal protections available to whistleblowers, and how [...]

2020-01-08T22:12:11+00:00January 8th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Whistleblower Policies Must be in Place by 1 January 2020

Employees set to benefit under new Superannuation laws

Previously, it has been common practice for employees to sacrifice part of their salary or wages to boost their super contributions. In these types of salary sacrificing arrangements, employers have paid the sacrificed amount to the employee’s super fund on their behalf. Salary sacrificing has many benefits in that it provides a: Tax effective way [...]

2020-01-08T22:10:38+00:00January 7th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Employees set to benefit under new Superannuation laws

Is it illegal for someone to record or film me?

Has your privacy been breached? Privacy is a state in which one is not observed or disturbed by other people and is a sacred right that should be protected to live a life of peace and enjoyment.  The iPhone and Internet era has made privacy nigh impossible, with more and more people recording audio conversations, [...]

2019-11-18T08:35:25+00:00November 18th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees|Comments Off on Is it illegal for someone to record or film me?

Is your business compliant with Victoria’s new Labour Hire Laws?

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (LHL Act) comes into effect on 30 October 2019. So what does this mean for your business? If your business provides individuals to perform services within a host business, you may be classified as a labour-hire company. If this is the case, you have until 30 October 2019 [...]

2019-09-30T00:31:44+00:00September 30th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Is your business compliant with Victoria’s new Labour Hire Laws?