Unpaid super – just rounding up the usual suspects

A Senate Committee has produced yet another typical report that goes round in the usual circles of recommending the implementation of previous recommendations – director identity numbers, more ASIC and ATO exchanges of information, and more “enforcement” and “resources” for the regulators. These are all the familiar and usual suspects in Committee reports, with pliant media in tow.   Reform lies […]

Japanese restaurant’s accountant liable for fair work breaches

The recent court finding that an accountancy firm was liable for contraventions of the Fair Work Act by its client, to which the firm provided payroll services to a client, is indicative of a trend in the law extending and expanding the reach of liability to those who are found to be “involved” in the breach of […]