Saturday, February 16, 2019

What the Banking Royal Commission findings mean for business

Industry associations and small business stakeholders have welcomed the recommendations outlined in the final report of the Banking Royal Commission.The Royal Commission...

Confidence among Queensland businesses hits four-year low

Originally published via The Courier Mail Confidence has plummeted among Queensland businesses, with firms suffering falling profits, slashing investment...

Instant asset write-off to be extended

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the government will extend the time frame and the financial limit of the instant asset write-off...

Government acts on casual workers

The Federal Government will recommend changes to prevent casual workers from 'double-dipping' with back-pay claims in response to a recent ruling in...

Workers Aren’t Joining Unions Anymore

National union membership has fallen as a proportion of the Australian workforce, falling to 14.6 per cent. Total union membership numbers remain at 1.5...

Big Business to pay SMEs within 20 days in new policy

Australia's largest businesses will be made to pay invoices to small and medium-sized businesses within 20 days as a condition of future government contracts...

Free Tax Clinics for Businesses in Labor Election Sweetener

Small business owners would be able to get advice on their tax at free expert clinics under a new policy announced by Labor, in...

Queensland’s unemployment rate now the highest in Australia

The jobless rate in Queensland is now the highest in the country, with today’s data release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing...

Queensland’s unemployment rate now the highest in Australia

The jobless rate in Queensland is now the highest in the country, with today’s data release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing...

Coalition injects $2 billion into SME loans

The Morrison government will create a $2 billion lending fund to make it easier, cheaper and simpler for small businesses to raise credit. In comments obtained...

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New wage theft laws could land dodgy bosses in jail

Originally published via The Courier Mail Wage theft will soon be a crime in Queensland with the Palaszczuk Government...

Single Touch Payroll becomes law for all businesses after July 1

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is now mandatory for all businesses in Australia, after legislation passed through Parliament this week.

What Are the Proposed Changes to Franking Credits?

In March 2018, Labor Leader Bill Shorten announced that if Labor were to win the next federal election, they would plan to...