Our latest update regarding the introduction of labour hire regulations. With the release of the regulations on Monday the 19th of April, small and family businesses have received welcome relief from situations where the draft regulations may have previously had a significant impact. Crucially, the regulations provide further clarification on what constitutes a labour hire business for the purposes of the Act, as well as providing some exemptions for “prescribed employees”.
Single Touch Payroll (STP) is the ATO’s latest initiative aimed at streamlining payroll reporting for employers and tracking payments to employees. This months newsletter article will cover the implications of STP for employers and key dates to be aware of.
In the March Issue of the HCQ Newsletter, we explore the introduction of a new licensing scheme. From 16 April 2018 the Queensland Government will establish a mandatory labour hire licensing scheme administered under the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (the ACT). Labour hire providers with have 60 days from this date to lodge a licence application to ensure compliance. For more information click ‘Download Document.’
Recent media hysteria and reports of massive returns have had most investors wishing they jumped on the crypto-currency bandwagon years ago. While some lamented another opportunity missed, many rolled the dice in search of an overnight fortune.
Despite its popularity, most people still don’t understand what a crypto-currency is or how it works.