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Leading or managing and why the difference matters (410 KB)
There are a number of vital differences between leading and managing. Knowing the differences means we can apply each more effectively.
legalsuper legal services award fact sheet (149 KB)
The Legal Services Award specifies the minimum employment conditions to be provided by legal employers to employees throughout Australia. A clause within the Award covers the superannuation obligations of employers. This fact sheet by legalsuper outlines these superannuation obligations for employers.
legalsuper thought you may be interested to view the latest legalsuper 2013/14 Salary Sacrifice and Government co-contribution guides. The key change for salary sacrifice is that for people aged 60-plus the concessional contributions cap has increased from $25,000 to $35,000.If you would like printed versions of these publications or have any further questions please contact David Eastwood.
The Government co-contribution scheme has grown in popularity since it was introduced in 2003. It’s not surprising – the Government will add a maximum of $500 to your super by paying 50 cents for every $1 that you pay into super from your after-tax income. That’s a 50% return – and there are not too many investments that can offer that! If you would like printed versions of this publication or have any further questions please email David Eastwood.
legalsuper co contribution worksheet (189 KB)
Lessons from fine Hotels - Linda Julian (336 KB)
The world’s finest hotels develop reputations and loyal followings lusted after by the rest of the hospitality industry, and enviously eyed off by other businesses, including some expert professional firms. They gain great advantages in terms of reputation and status, strongly positive word-of-mouth, attractiveness to first-choice staff, consumer demand, and ultimately prices they command. Professional service firms spend much on promotions and marketing, improving their brand, sponsorships, ad