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Client update | February 2020

Over the December and January period we were saddened to hear of the impact around the country to both our clients and their communities by the devastating bushfires.

Employers forced to play catch-up on personal leave

Up until August 2019, employees have been entitled to 76 hours personal leave per year. This entitlement was based on a 38 hour working week and intended to allow employees ten 7.6 hour days off per year.

small business owner

Summary of tax changes for small businesses in 2020

The new year brings with it some key tax changes for small business. It is important you are aware of these as they may have quite an impact on how your run your business. We narrowed it down to some of the core changes.

Are you impacted by a natural disaster or want to help those who are?

Australia has experienced some of the worst natural disasters on record in recent times with devastation from droughts, floods, cyclones, and now bushfires.

Payroll risks

Underpayment consequences prompt payroll review

Many businesses continue to run the risk of significant public relations and financial consequences in an attempt to reduce labour costs.

Client update | December 2019

December is here which marks the official start to summer, unfortunately we are already seeing the devastating impacts of the bushfire season. We would like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt thanks to the firefighters, emergency services personnel and community members who have been working tirelessly to save lives and property.