Extension of JobKeeper provisions in the Fair Work Act (FWA)

Legislation was passed on 1 September 2020 to extend the JobKeeper scheme until 28 March 2021. Accordingly, the JobKeeper provisions in the FWA were also extended, with some changes. The extended provisions take effect from 28 September 2020 and apply until 28 March 2021. Under the extended provisions, qualifying employers who are receiving JobKeeper payments [...]

2020-09-03T05:49:42+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Extension of JobKeeper provisions in the Fair Work Act (FWA)

How to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute

A recent survey* of small businesses shows how to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute. Unsurprisingly late payment was the single biggest reported cause of disputes. Although 60% of businesses who had been though a dispute recently thought the dispute was dealt with fairly, more than half thought the time and effort required was unreasonable.   [...]

2020-05-12T04:26:25+00:00March 25th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on How to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute

Land tax bill a kick in the guts? Wait until you get your landlord’s one!

Land Tax. One of those unpleasant imposts you must endure yet can’t conceivably think of what you’re getting in return for the pleasure of forking over your hard-earned cash. If you know this pain then think of how much more it would hurt to have to pay land tax on a property you don’t even [...]

2020-05-12T04:26:31+00:00March 24th, 2019|Business Advice, Property|Comments Off on Land tax bill a kick in the guts? Wait until you get your landlord’s one!

Update: Foreign Bribery Bills Tabled in Parliament

‘If I should slip something into your pocket, what’s the harm?’   Well, apparently a lot. Corporate crime costs Australia an estimated $8.5 billion annually, as Attorney-General George Brandis told parliament last week. Parliament has tabled a new bill designed to redress the corporate crime of foreign bribery. The proposed changes include the [...]

2017-12-12T05:32:33+00:00December 12th, 2017|Business Advice|45 Comments