ATO Recommencing Directors Penalty Notices – Company Directors TAKE NOTE!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the ATO offered administrative relief to businesses who were experiencing financial difficulty. However, Directors were not absolved from their personal liability under the director penalty regime. Now that lockdowns have ended and we are resuming something that resembles a ‘normal life’, the ATO has recommenced its quest to recoup unpaid taxes, [...]

2022-04-20T05:52:13+00:00April 20th, 2022|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Tax|Comments Off on ATO Recommencing Directors Penalty Notices – Company Directors TAKE NOTE!

Changes to Victoria’s Pandemic Orders for “Specified Facilities” and “Specified Workers”

On 12 January 2022, changes were made to the current ‘mandatory vaccination’ orders in Victoria. If you are an employer or a worker in aged-care or healthcare, covered by the ‘Specified Facilities’ Order, the definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ now includes a booster shot (3rd dose of a recognised COVID-19 vaccine). Similarly, some industries (but not [...]

2022-01-30T22:35:48+00:00January 16th, 2022|Compliance, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Changes to Victoria’s Pandemic Orders for “Specified Facilities” and “Specified Workers”

The Top 4 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Workplace Vaccination Policy

Unless you have been living under a rock these past few weeks, you would know that there are several mandatory vaccination directions in place, which impact on how we live and work. It is likely that mandatory vaccination is going to stick around at least for the time being, and potentially well into 2022. Employers [...]

2021-11-14T22:33:06+00:00November 14th, 2021|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on The Top 4 Reasons Your Business Should Have a Workplace Vaccination Policy

NSW Supreme Court challenges to mandatory vaccination fail

Kassam v Hazzard; Henry v Hazzard [2021] NSWSC 1320 On Friday 15 October 2021, two challenges to the NSW public health orders, restricting activities of residents who had not been vaccinated against COVID-19 (including their ability to work in certain industries) were dismissed by Justice Robert Beech-Jones in the NSW Supreme Court. The proceedings were [...]

2021-10-25T00:17:53+00:00October 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NSW Supreme Court challenges to mandatory vaccination fail
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