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22 June 2021

Update for Southern Response Claimants

On 15 June 2021, the Government announced the compensation package for affected claimants could total up to $313 million if every eligible policyholder applied for compensation. A policyholder is eligible if they are a SR claimant who settled their claim before the 1 October 2014. Read more from Jessica Manson.

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14 June 2021

Restraints of Trade – Protecting Proprietary Interests

Trade secrets, customers/clients, suppliers, confidential information and intellectual property are all vital interests that businesses must protect to ensure viability and profitability.

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11 June 2021

Limited guidance on Interest limitation rules

On 10 June the Government released their discussion document “Design of the interest limitation rule and additional bright-line rules”. The discussion document provides details on the proposed interest limitation and bright-line rules, following the 23 March 2021 announcements.

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9 June 2021

Employees Taking Excessive Sick Leave

Many employers have grappled with a small group of employees that take excessive amounts of sick leave over and above their statutory entitlement.

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26 May 2021

Bereavement Leave for Pregnancy Loss

 The Holidays (Bereavement Leave for Miscarriage) Amendment Act 2021 (Act) came into force on 1 April 2021.

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20 May 2021

New Trust Disclosure Rules

From 1 April 2021, there was a new 39% tax bracket for individuals earning above $180,000. However, the tax rate for income from trusts remains at 33%.

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