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  • August 13 2019 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…

  • August 6 2019 “Small Business Fair Dismissal Code does not work”

    The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has handed down a comprehensive review of the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code, recommending a suite of changes to help small business employers meet their obligations. “Put simply, the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code in its current form, is not working in the way it Read More…

  • July 23 2019 New research reveals employee pay gaps exist across 2 in 3 organisations

    An industry association has released new data that shows that large-scale pay rate discrepancies occur in 2 in 3 organisations. The findings come from a survey commissioned by the Australian Payroll Association – Australia’s leading network in payroll training, consulting and advisory – asked 601 payroll managers across the country’s big and small businesses and Read More…

  • May 7 2019 $400,000 NSW Investing in Women grants up for grabs

    Organisations with projects that empower NSW women and improve their wellbeing can now apply for a share of $400,000 from the NSW Government. Minister for Women, Bronwyn Taylor invited organisations across the State to apply for the funding under the latest round of Investing in Women grants. “As the new Minister for Women in NSW, Read More…

  • April 29 2019 NSW economy retains pole position

    Consistent strength across the board sees NSW retain pole position according to CommSec’s latest State of the States report released today. Of the key economic indicators considered in the report – including economic growth, retail spending, and unemployment – NSW is consistently strong, ranking second in seven of the eight indicators. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said Read More…

  • March 22 2019 Deliveroo partners with Australian tech startup Doshii

    Leading food company Deliveroo has announced a partnership with Melbourne-based Hospitality and Retail API Platform Doshii to streamline processing orders for restaurant partners. Restaurants who partner with Deliveroo will be able to utilise the Doshii API (Application Programing Interface) to connect customer ordering direct to their in-store point-of-sale (POS), eliminating the need for restaurants to manually Read More…

  • March 20 2019 Coles and Aldi raise their milk prices in support of dairy farmers

    Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair has welcomed the move by Coles and Aldi to raise their milk prices to help support our State’s dairy farmers. “This is a great start for dairy farmers who have been struggling with the impacts of $1 a litre milk since 2011 and who are now facing added pressures Read More…

  • March 15 2019 Australian small businesses call for more government support

    Over two-thirds (71 per cent) of small business owners say the federal government is not doing enough to support them, in a new study by accounting software provider Reckon (ASX:RKN). Government red tape is considered the biggest obstacle to creating a start-up in Australia, with over half (52 per cent) of SMBs agreeing.   The survey, which Read More…

  • March 7 2019 Tracey Spicer AM named 2019 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year

    Passionate women’s rights advocate and journalist Tracey Spicer AM has been named 2019 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year – the top honour at the NSW Women of the Year awards. Ms Spicer accepted the award from Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Women Tanya Davies at the WOTY Awards ceremony in Sydney today. “Tracey Read More…

  • February 1 2019 Australia’s innovation paradox: Innovation not a core value for 75% of Australian organisations, yet most business leaders believe they have the skills for innovation

    Ricoh, a leading provider of smart workplace technology, yesterday announced the findings of its Workplace Innovation Index, a new look into the challenges Australian organisations face with driving innovation and adapting to change. In a survey of business leaders conducted on behalf of Ricoh by StollzNow Research, only one-quarter (25%) believe innovation is core to Read More…

  • February 1 2019 Aussies still love Facebook, despite issue-laden year, Hootsuite and We Are Social report finds 

      Media Release Hootsuite, the leader in social media management, in collaboration with We Are Social, the global socially-led creative agency, today released Digital 2019. The eighth annual report, which examines digital trends and social media use across 230 countries and territories, uncovered that more than one million new people go online every day, and Read More…

  • January 18 2019 CSIRO partners with Digital Agriculture Services to help future-proof farms

    Media Release Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO and rural technology start-up Digital Agriculture Services (DAS) today launched an innovative new platform that combines artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud-based geospatial technology to deliver reliable, independent and robust farm data and analytics.   The Rural Intelligence Platform is the first ever software to comprehensively assess and Read More…

  • October 3 2018 All Energy Expo showcases ‘game-changing’ floating solar solution

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  • May 29 2018 Melbourne millennial FinTech lands partnerships with global payments provider

    Melbourne travel and banking app Pelikin has partnered with global finance technology provider Tuxedo Money Solutions, to deliver the startup’s multi-currency prepaid debit card offering. Specialising in prepaid and alternative finance solutions, Tuxedo will power the payment technology and prepaid card offered by Pelikin. Founded in 2006 in the United Kingdom, Tuxedo has now grown Read More…

  • September 18 2017 The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 is now in effect

    Friday, 15  September 2017 Source: Employsure The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 means there are harsher penalties for serious breaches of employment entitlements and record keeping failures, starting last Friday (15 September). If an employer fails to keep records and an employee claims they have been underpaid, the employer must also prove they did in Read More…