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Day: November 12, 2020

Large businesses to publicly list contract terms to small business suppliers

Thousands of large Australian businesses have been invited to register early for the Morrison Government’s new Payment Times Reporting Scheme which requires large businesses with a total annual income of over $100 million to publicly report their payment terms and practices to their small business suppliers. From 1 January 2021, large businesses must start reporting …

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Small and home-based NSW businesses score online retail victory

Small and home-based businesses across NSW have scored a major victory after the NSW Government amended the Local Environmental Plan to provide certainty around where businesses can trade. Deputy Premier John Barilaro acted to clarify the definition of “home business” and “home industry” in the Uralla Shire LEP following confusion among business owners and council, …

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All NSW businesses must register clients with QR codes

The NSW Government is urging venues to put the safety of customers and staff first and have a system for digital registration such as a QR code that records patrons’ names and contact details in place by 23 November, or risk facing penalties. Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said digital registration, including QR codes, …

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JobMaker Hiring Credit passes parliament

The Morrison Government is continuing to support our economic recovery and secure Australia’s future by today passing legislation to establish the JobMaker Hiring Credit, giving businesses access to up to $200 per week for each eligible employee. The $4 billion JobMaker Hiring Credit is a key part of the Government’s economic response to the COVID-19 …

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Small businesses protected new anti-hawking legislation

Consumers and small businesses will be further protected under a package of legislation introduced into the Parliament today by the Morrison Government. The package of legislation addresses 20 recommendations and one additional commitment from the Hayne Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. This legislation is another major step forward …

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Jobseeker extended to March but reduced to $150 per fortnight

The Morrison Government will extend temporary support through the social security system, for those Australians seeking work, for a further three months as economic confidence and momentum builds. Both existing and new JobSeekers will be paid the Coronavirus Supplement at a rate of $150 per fortnight from 1 January 2021 through to 31 March 2021 …

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