Uber’s cover up – a prime example of what not to do under the forthcoming ‘notifiable data breaches’ amendment

Uber has been subject to a data hack of colossal proportions which it attempted to sweep under the carpet by paying ransom to the hackers. The data, which contained the names, email addresses and mobile numbers of some 57 million users, was stolen from a third-party cloud server used by Uber. The incident raises several [...]

2017-11-22T23:33:38+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, Data Protection|5 Comments

Uber’s GST Fight with ATO over for now

Uber has recently lost an 18 month battle with the ATO where the Federal Court ruled that Uber ARE a taxi service.  What this means is that Uber drivers, whether they are full time or only casual, will have to pay 10% GST to the ATO on top of the 25% commission to Uber. Uber’s [...]

2017-06-27T04:13:00+00:00March 6th, 2017|Compliance, Employment Law, Tax|2 Comments