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STP, single touch payroll, attitudes, payroll technology

Four in five businesses stuck with 20-year-old payroll technology

The findings on payroll technology problems come at a time when a wage underpayment epidemic is sweeping across some of Australian companies big and s…

Ombudsman calls for better protection of employee wages

ASBFEO says while SMEs who deliberately flout wages laws should be punished, penalties for mistakes should take the complexity of the system into acco…

family businesses

How family businesses can stand the test of time

The important lessons to learn for family businesses to be able to last beyond the second generation and continue their growth.

Veterans’ recruitment company wins top technology award

A company that helps veterans uncover their full potential through jobs in civilian life has achieved 13,000 per cent growth in three years.

Lack of cross-border confidence costing SMEs $84bn in lost revenue

The OFX Cross-Border Confidence Index revealed almost half of all Australian SMEs are feeling uncertain about the future of the local and global econo…


Former pizza franchisee penalised for multiple underpayments

A judge has imposed hefty penalties on a former pizza franchisee for underpaying seven employees to deter other employers from similar conduct.

Q&A: (Coco)nuts about healthy hydration

A coconut water entrepeneur shares how she adressed the lack of functionality in a category against which the supplement and powder market was booming…

Three ways to build a sustainable business

Business sustainability depends on focusing on making sensible, long-term decisions with regard to to the environment, your finances and your personal…

Fraud prevention is better than cure

The lean, informal structure of a small business makes it prone to greater risk of falling victim to fraud by an employee.

dental practice

Dental practice faces court for ignoring back-pay order

The FWO alleges that the dental practice has failed to comply with a Compliance Notice requiring it to back-pay its employees.

borderless e-commerce

Adapting to the changing landscape of borderless e-commerce and consumer demands

With borderless e-commerce evolving rapidly, businesses must be able to cope with the pressure of meeting the demand for quicker delivery timeframes.


Restaurants need “bums on seats” to make ends meet

As financial costs continue to rise, restaurants across the country may be forced to raise prices in order to stay in business.

single touch payroll, STP-compliant, switch

Small employers urged to make the switch to STP

“It’s really important for small employers to contact us if they have any concerns about their ability to transition to STP.”

federal court

Federal Court penalises National Union of Workers

The Federal Court found the NUW organised unprotected industrial action before the enterprise agreements covering employees was set to expire.

Aussie SMBs tap into Hong Kong growth

The tax-free port in Hong Kong and the city’s world-class logistics facilities have enticed businesses from across the globe, including Down Under.

Pressure of Christmas

Christmas not always merry for small businesses

If Christmas 2019 is anything like last year, Australians will collectively spend around $51.5 billion between mid-November and 25 December.