Archive: 2018

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ACCC Court Action against Employsure a Warning to Business to Get the Right Advice on Fair Work Regulations: CCIQ

Monday 24 December, 2018 | By: Dan Petrie

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has again reiterated warnings to small businesses to seek appropriate advice on Fair Work Ombudsman related matters and industrial relations following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s decision to commence legal proceedings against Employsure for misleading conduct. Read more.

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Is your business prepared for the upcoming super contribution hike?

Monday 17 December, 2018 | By: Jade Roberts | Tags: superannuation;

With 2018 on its way out, SMEs only have two years to prepare for the upcoming increase in Superannuation employer contributions that will occur in July 2021. During this time Superannuation contributions made by employers will increase from 9.5% to 10%. However, this isn’t the only expected increase in the future, it will dramatically increase again in July 2025 to 12%. So how can businesses ensure they stay afloat with these changes? Read more.