How Australian SMEs can prepare for stricter critical infrastructure regulations
The Government has changed the rules surrounding critical infrastructure assets and SMEs need to ensure they are compliant.
Australia’s new email legislation and why it is actually a good thing for businesses
Plus, here’s how to ensure your unsubscribe process adheres to the new laws…
Australian media code becomes law as Facebook and Google make deals
The News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code has officially been cleared by the federal government…
The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses
“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process…
‘Portable entitlements for insecure work’: Anthony Albanese promising new workplace laws under Labor
Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese is proposing a number of sizeable work reforms: Among them, an aim to provide those in insecure work with entitlements and employment security.
The end of JobKeeper is nigh: How your business should prepare
Instead of feeling paralysed by worry, businesses should see this as an opportunity. Here’s how businesses can transition to a post-JobKeeper environment successfully.
The 6 changes in employee awards and legislation this new year
A new suite of major changes to employee awards and legislation will come into effect this year, with payroll expert Tracy Angwin warning large organisations and SMEs that they must comply with them or face consequences by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Tracy Angwin, CEO of the Australian Payroll Association says, “Legislation and individual awards around employee […]
Parliament urged to quickly pass, implement legislation to help SMEs crowd-source funding
The peak body for Australia’s fintech industry has urged Federal Parliament to prioritise a ‘vital new source of funds’ for SMEs by expediting the approval and implementation of private company equity crowdfunding legislation introduced in September 2017. According to FinTech Australia chair Stuart Stoyan, the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017 has […]
New ATO power will wind up bad debtors but protect ‘good’ businesses, says credit bureau
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be empowered to report a business’s overdue tax debts to credit reporting bureaus under draft legislation released by Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer. The legislation, which – together with explanatory material – is now available for public comment, will require a business to “effectively engage” with […]