Queensland Xmas Eve public holiday ‘a mistake’

Industry groups have voiced their concerns over the Queensland government’s plan to make Christmas Eve a part-public holiday. Industry groups say the Queensland government’s plan to compensate Christmas Eve workers for lost penalty rates by making it a part-public holiday is a mistake. The Palaszczuk government says the proposal would compensate workers for recently-reduced penalty Read More…

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Cleaners, couriers, and construction industry reminded to lodge Taxable Payments Annual Report by 28 August

Businesses that provide cleaning or courier services, as well as businesses in the building and construction industry were today reminded that they may need to lodge a Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) by 28 August 2019. ATO Assistant Commissioner Peter Holt said the Taxable Payment Reporting System (TPRS) has been Read More…

Investing $2 million into a startup: Mark Calabro’s funding advice

By Mark Calabro, co-founder HungryHungry Startups have often been associated with venture capitalists and private equity but there’s a case for funding your business yourself. When Shannon Hautot and I started our first business, OrderMate, together we were still at university and we never entertained the idea of raising capital to fund the business. The Read More…

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