Throughout this series on the changes to Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) we have covered how to get your business ready and what's changed and stayed the same.
Get the facts about the change and how STPR will impact your business from our partners BDO, watch the video now. Read more.
The Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017 that was passed in Queensland Parliament yesterday is a prime example of poorly thought through, rushed legislation that will have massive unintended consequences for employment and jobs growth in Queensland. Read more.
Workplace investigators have raided dozens of Fortitude Valley businesses to audit their wages records after tip-offs that bosses routinely underpaid staff Read more.
Fair Work inspectors have raided more than 80 businesses in NSW in response to complaints of rampant underpayment of young workers. Read more.
An employee at a Sydney RSL club will be paid more than $13,000 in compensation after the Fair Work Commission found she was constructively dismissed from her role when her employer cut her rostered shifts by 75%. Read more.
The pending introduction of the Australian Tax Office’s (ATO's) Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) requirements from July 2018 will create significant changes for how businesses across the country report to and engage with regulators. Read more.
Queensland’s trade surplus on goods and services narrowed to $6.6 billion in the June quarter based on the latest Balance of Payments data released by the ABS. The trade surplus hit a record high of $9.5 billion in December 2016 but has since declined 30 per cent during the first half of 2017. Read more.
An agency named United Consulting supplied the employee to work as a mechanic at a car dealership in Richmond between January and March last year, but failed to pay the worker any wages. Read more.
A bartender whose till was out by hundreds of dollars had her shifts cut. She has won more than $13,000. Read more.
Police and government agencies have raided Lockyer Valley farms over allegations of workers being ripped off. Read more.
We all reach a stage in our business where we simply can't do any more. Our days have become longer and longer and we are spending way too much time doing the tasks that we really shouldn't be doing. We know we need to outsource, but where do we start, will it be worth it, and what about those bad experiences in the past? Read more.
At CCIQ we are always careful to review and compare strategy and policy, because what is formulated as a strategy may not always make it to a policy. It can be like comparing a concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show to what arrives in driveways 18 months later. Read more.
A change to single touch payroll is coming. Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) has been introduced by the Australian Tax Office (ATO), which means most businesses will need to update their payroll systems in order to report to the ATO in real time. Read more.
Beware of the marketing fluff
In our socially active world, there is no doubt that social media has greatly impacted our lives. How we interact with our friends, how we entertain ourselves, how we do business and of course, how we market to our audience has all changed.
Every Queenslander deserves the right to go to work and return to home to their families at the end of the day. As a state, Queensland has come a long way in the last few years with workplace tragedies declining by over a third in the last 8 years as employers, employees and legislators take a collective approach to ensuring that workplace safety is a shared workplace responsibility. Read more.
A Gold Coast security company owner is facing charges in the Federal Circuit Court for allegedly sacking a worker sick with pneumonia, threatening to sack staff who spoke to the Fair Work Ombudsman and underpaying staff. Read more.
Three workers in Queensland’s Gold Coast region have been back-paid more than $50,000 in owed wages and entitlements after seeking assistance from the Fair Work Ombudsman. Read more.