News Articles

September 2018

5
Sep

What you need to know about the new ‘ASIC Industry Funding Model’

Legislation passed by the Government harbours a change to the way ASIC is to be funded. Under the new model, titled the ‘ASIC Industry Funding Model’, regulated entities will see their annual compliance costs increase.

5
Sep

Changes to small business CGT concessions

As part of the recent Federal Budget, the Government announced proposed changes to the Small Business Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”) concessions. These changes were introduced to address perceived weaknesses in the legislation which allowed certain taxpayers who were beyond the scope of the legislation to access to these concessions.

5
Sep

Medical Specialists - The importance of having a plan

Having spent many years working alongside medical specialists, we are often surprised by the lack of long-term and retirement planning. A failure to have your own comprehensive plan to retirement not only can have a significant financial impact on you and your practice, but also on your goals and aspirations...

5
Sep

A new way of measurement and recording of financial instruments

As the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) has made many considerable changes and amendments to their standards this past year, it is easy to be bogged down by the details and miss what these changes actually mean for you and your business.

14
Sep

Leadership and Innovation with Naomi Simson - ESV Business Owners Series

On Wednesday 12 September, ESV held a well attended Business Owners Event featuring a key note presentation by Naomi Simson, one of Australia’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders. She shared her business journey and insights on what she has learned and discovered on the road to leadership.

19
Sep

Changes to levies under the new ASIC Industry Funding Model

As we have previously discussed in our article, What you need to know about the new ASIC Industry Funding Model, entities which are regulated by ASIC will need to pay additional levies. Australian Financial Services Licence (“AFSL”) holders have been specifically acknowledged as having increased compliance costs - with the...