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website, privacy

Privacy matters still a major stumbling block for small businesses

Impending legislative changes mean that small businesses urgently need to become more proactive about their data privacy...
retail industry, reopen, growth

How small businesses can get ready to open their doors again

For hospitality, retail, health and fitness businesses, the way you used to run manage things may have to change when it...
security company

Over $300,000 in underpaid wages recovered for quarantine hotel security staff

Fair Work inspectors have uncovered the widespread underpayment of quarantine hotel security staff working for 11 busine...
payroll, STP

Five tips for small-business owners to ease up STP compliance

While some small businesses initially got deferrals for STP phase 1, most exemptions ended on 1 July, and more businesse...

Cocktail bar penalised over underpayments

The judge noted that the employee’s working holiday visa status put her in “a particularly disempowered position” to dem...

FWO recovers over $200,000 in wages for Gold Coast workers

The wages of 446 underpaid workers have been recovered as a result of the FWO's targeted auditing of Gold Coast's "cheap...
consumer law

The ABC of Australian Consumer Law for small business

No two businesses are the same, so it’s in your best interests to understand how consumer law applies to your business s...

Retailers likely to feel more financial stress due to minimum wage increase

Even with the delay in implementation for retail, many businesses will struggle with the minimum wage increase as lockdo...

Keeping on top of tax

You should not be actively sabotaging your earnings or spending your hard-earned cash just for the benefit of a tax dedu...

Cup cake retailer penalised over underpayments

A judge has described a cup cake company's underpayments of 35 workers as "deliberate, sustained, serious breaches" of w...