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10 Reasons Spreadsheets Shouldn’t Be Used To Manage Enterprise Compliance

Where did that damn spreadsheet go?  When it comes to managing enterprise compliance with government laws, regulations and industry standards spreadsheets are simply not up to the challenge. Here are 10 reasons to ditch those inefficient spreadsheets and invest in a secure, purpose-built compliance management solution. Reason 1.  Administration If I had to summarise in one sentence why spreadsheets shouldn’t…

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4 Tips to Reduce Compliance Stress

Here are 4 tips I’ve put together to help board-members and executives reduce the high stress levels being experienced by their compliance personnel. Over the past two decades enterprises large and small have experienced a significant increase significant increase in government laws and regulations, regulatory oversight, higher penalties and fines for non-compliance and more stringent reporting requirements. Little wonder…

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Up To 10 Years Jail For Deliberate Wage Fraud

New Victorian legislation could see employees jailed for up to 10 years for deliberate wage theft. Link The law, which includes fines of up to $991,320 for companies, has been opposed by industry groups that say it will duplicate “the already complex” workplace laws and similar legislative changes currently under consideration by the Federal government. The new legislation is…

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Compliance Master Just Got A Whole Lot Better

A new update of Compliance Master®‘s popular compliance and continuous improvement software now enables subscribers to assess and manage all their compliance requirements from the convenience of one easy-to-use software solution. Users are now able to record and track compliance improvement and create and customise their own checklist templates using the software’s easy-to-use compiler. Furthermore, a revamped pricing structure means…

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Fels Backs A.I. Wage-Theft Detector

The Age, Sydney 27/12/19:  Former ACCC chairman Allan Fels has backed union calls to use artificial intelligence and data matching to detect wage theft, saying technology should be a key weapon in tackling the “systemic” problem of underpayment.  “The problems of underpayment are systemic and not readily resolvable just by strong law enforcement – even though that’s vital,” said…

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Woolworths Worker Underpayments Sparks Call For Payroll Audits

In the aftermath of Woolworths admission that it has underpaid nearly 6000 workers an estimated $300 million, company boards are being urged to take a greater interest in ensuring payroll compliance audits are being carried out by qualified personnel.  In an article written by Anna Patty of The Sydney Morning Herald, October 31,2019, Tracy Angwin, chief executive of the…

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New Aged-Care Regulations Expected to Cause Surge in Non-Compliances

At a recent Criterion Governance in Aged Care conference held in Sydney, Pam Christie, executive director, industry engagement and communications with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission stated, “We do expect a spike in non-compliance, and that’s what everybody does expect.” Ms Christie then went on to qualify her statement by saying, “If it is an isolated incident…

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New Software Helps Aged-Care Providers Transition To Revised Quality Standards

Compliance Master® today announced the released of its new software solution which is designed to help Australian aged-care providers transition to the revised quality standards.  Link The cloud-based software solution enables Australian aged-care providers to regularly assess and record evidence of their compliance with the government’s new aged-care quality standards; which come into effect on the 1st July’19.   As…

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