Nearly every week, news breaks of yet another employer in Australia underpaying employees. The penalties are high and the public shaming bad for business. How can employers ensure they comply with the law?  Let’s take a look at the 7 mistakes that lead to staff underpayments. A breach of workplace laws on payments is a…
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Cognitive skills peak at different times: speed in processing information peaks at 18-19 years, but vocabulary skills can peak at 60-70. What’s key is creating a brain-friendly environment for all ages. In this blog post we will discuss 9 ways to improve your brain fitness! At what age do we peak mentally? Do you think…
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The ATO’s recently released interpretation of the tax treatment of capital gains distributed by an Australian discretionary trust to non-resident beneficiaries will have a significant negative impact for some. Read on for the ATO’s tax alert: distributions to non-resident beneficiaries. Two new determinations released by the ATO deal with the complex and technical issues that…
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The Government has resurrected the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) amnesty giving employers that have fallen behind with their SG obligations the ability to “self-correct.” This time however, the incentive of the amnesty is strengthened by harsh penalties for those that fail to take action. Fractious employers rejoice, for the super guarantee amnesty has resurrected! Originally announced…
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The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely tipped to reduce interest rates again to historic lows. Read on for the real impact of low interest rates and what it means to you as the saver or the investor. Are we really heading towards zero interest rates? Australia and world volatility The ongoing trade war between…
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