Another change in employee leave accruals

The High Court of Australia recently outlined the latest rulings in regards to the calculation of an employee’s personal/carer’s leave. Read more

can property investors claim stamp duty

Can property investors claim stamp duty?

Stamp duty is one of the largest expenses involved in purchasing an investment property, so it’s unsurprising that investors often ask if it’s tax deductible. Stamp duty is a form of tax that state and territory governments charge for certain documents and transactions, including the sale of a property. Read more

Extension to HomeBuilder Program

The Victorian Government has announced there will be a three month extension to the HomeBuilder program as a result of the Stage 3 and 4 COVID-19 restrictions across the state. Read more

Have you reviewed your Business Continuity Plan?

While many business have enacted their business continuity plan (BCP), the current situation shines a bright light on their importance and for some, it has also highlighted gaps and weaknesses in their BCP. Read more

Client Update | August 2020

August is here and the wattle is in bloom, a sign that spring is around the corner. As some of the country starts to reopen and get back on track, other parts continue to operate under tight restrictions. Read more

Are your passwords really keeping your information safe?

One of the most common methods for hackers to access electronic devices and accounts is by predicting passwords.  Conversely, one of the easiest ways to protect your information and devices is by making your passwords too difficult to hack. Read more

New legislation edges Victoria closer to gender equality

After passing through Victorian Parliament in 2019, the Gender Equality Act 2020 (Act) represents a landmark step in breaking down discrimination and gender barriers in the workplace. Read more

Workplaces now required to report COVID cases

New regulations require employers to report cases of COVID-19 in the workplace.

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Protecting your business from social engineering

What is social engineering?

Social engineering is the use of deception to manipulate individuals into divulging confidential or personal information that may be used for fraudulent purposes, or to encourage action that may result in loss or money or information security for your business. Read more