News Articles

March 2019

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Mar

The Australian Border Force’s review of the hospitality industry: are you a target?

Following the recent reports by Australian Border Force (ABF) of employee exploitation and improper remuneration within the Australian hospitality industry, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has increased its scrutiny of the employment conditions at many cafes and restaurants.

14
Mar

Emerging themes of Food & Hospitality sector

With massive urbanisation and growth, coupled with less farming and resources, a huge shake up is underway around about new food, new ways of producing it and getting closer to the customer. There is much change ahead and our Food and Hospitality team have ben partnering with our clients to...

14
Mar

Tax risk management is crucial for Corporate Risk Governance

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) continues to signal its increasing expectation that large private companies will move towards compliance with the stringent corporate governance frameworks required of public listed entities.

14
Mar

Single Touch Payroll – The Horizon is in sight!

As you may be aware, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) implemented a Single Touch Payroll (STP) system on 1 July 2018 for all employers who have 20 or more employees as of 1 April 2018. This has now been extended, from 1 July 2019, for employers with 19 or fewer employees.

14
Mar

NSW Charities to save as much as $15 million as Fair Trading cuts the red tape

Registered NSW charity and not-for-profit organisations will now be able to benefit from a recent agreement that has been signed by NSW Fair Trading and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). This is a positive change for the charity sector and will see a reduction in unnecessary regulatory obligations and...