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Important Payroll & Superannuation Updates

June 28th, 2022

As 30 June looms and another Financial Year reaches its end, it is important that you are aware of the important updates to payroll and superannuation that will begin to take effect on 1 July 2022. In this article, we’ll look at the changes coming in and what you may need to be prepared forread more

SMEs and WA’s Eased COVID Restrictions

April 28th, 2022

On Tuesday 26 April, the State Government announced that as of 12.01am Friday 29 April, prevailing COVID restrictions will be eased, thanks to WA’s ‘soft landing’ off the back of our Omicron peak confirmed by public health data. This is undoubtedly great news for West Australians – it means that we have come through thisread more

WA Business Assistance Packages

March 3rd, 2022

WA State border controls have finally come to an end, allowing interstate and international travellers to enter Western Australia once again. As the state battles the Omicron outbreak, the McGowan government has introduced a comprehensive Level 2 WA Business Assistance Package to support businesses impacted by the latest public health and social measures, following theread more

WA Small Business – Living With COVID

February 9th, 2022

Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic over two years ago, the adaptability of Small and Medium businesses has proven to be one of the key contributing factors to whether they survive or close their doors. Throughout this period, different parts of Australia have had vastly different experiences. For instance, businesses in Melbourne have seenread more

WA’s Safe Transition Plan & Your Business

November 11th, 2021

At long last, it appears that WA has a concrete transition plan in place to open up travel borders in a safe and measured way. While this brings some certainty around what the future looks like, and roughly when we’ll be able to travel to and from WA, it does mean that individuals and businessesread more

Annual Wage Review – Final Stage

November 3rd, 2021

Earlier this year, we covered the 2.5% increase to the national minimum wage and all award wages (see the article here). The changes have been rolled out in three stages, and we’re already at the third! The increases announced as a result of the Annual Wage Review first came into effect on 1 July, withread more

Stapled Superannuation Funds and Other Super Updates

October 15th, 2021

Many Australians are familiar with the frustration and financial cost of maintaining several superannuation funds as we change jobs over time. As employers have a default fund, into which many new starters will elect to have their super paid, a large number of workers end up with multiple super funds that may have very littleread more

Small Business Lockdown Assistance Grants – A Quick Guide

July 23rd, 2021

Lockdowns and restrictions brought in as a result of COVID-19 outbreaks have had a significant impact on small businesses, their owners, and their staff. In an attempt to ease some of the financial hardship caused by the most recent WA lockdown and interim restrictions (12.01am Tuesday 29 June 2021 – 12.01am Tuesday 6 July 2021),read more

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