Monday, June 17, 2019

Sydney chef awarded $18,200 payout after being fired after hospital stay

A Sydney chef who lost his job after being admitted to hospital due to cancer complications will receive an $18,000 payout as a result...
ato

The ATO is targeting five common mistakes this EOFY — here’s how to avoid...

The tax office says it will be focused on addressing “common issues” with small-business tax returns this year and will be paying close attention...

Calls for unfair dismissal overhaul to stop small businesses paying workers “go-away money”

As appetite for simplifying Australia’s workplace law grows following the election at the weekend, small business ombudsman Kate Carnell is preparing to hand the...

Online SME lending growing at 79 per cent

The online small business lending market in Australia is growing at a faster rate than the US market did at a similar...
administration

Admin “killing the dream” of small businesses

The engine room of the economy may be at risk of stalling, as new research reveals the weight of administration and red...

Coast construction company target of $800k cyber theft

Fraudsters have attempted to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Noosaville construction company, prompting a police warning to be vigilant...

Brisbane’s industrial vacancy rate for larger space has fallen for the 5th consecutive quarter...

Brisbane’s industrial vacancy rate has fallen for the fifth consecutive quarter to reach a six-year low. Knight Frank’s latest...

Suncorp helping small retailers “wave and save”

Suncorp is launching “Wave and Save” to provide Australian retailers and small businesses choice in managing the costs of accepting payments when...

Worker sacked after asking for pay rise wins $4,000 compo payout

A South Australian noodle restaurant has been ordered to pay a worker $3,900 in compensation after bungling their dismissal.
STP

“Alarming”: 70% of micro-businesses haven’t heard of single touch payroll as deadline looms

Two-and-a-half months out from the soft deadline on single touch payroll (STP) reporting for micro businesses a “concerning” number haven’t even heard of the...