Employees of non-profit orgs to benefit from new Covid-19 wage subsidy

Yesterday the Government announced a further stimulus package to keep businesses and employees afloat during the ongoing Covid-19 challenge. The central feature of the package is a wage subsidy of up to $1,500 per employee, per fortnight. The good news is that this will apply to the non-profit sector. Unlike previous stimulus measures however, the wage [...]

2020-04-02T01:00:25+00:00 March 31st, 2020|NFP sector, Purpose Accounting team|

Stage 2 Government economic stimulus – NFPs to receive cash payments up to $100,000

The Government recently announced a second-stage economic stimulus package to support NFPs, businesses and individuals in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that under these measures, for-purpose organisations that employ people will receive an untied cash payment of up to $100,000. That is up to $50,000 in this financial year, and $50,000 next [...]

2020-04-02T00:52:39+00:00 March 25th, 2020|NFP sector, Purpose Accounting team|

Covid 19 update – Purpose to continue client service via remote working model

Following the escalation of the Covid 19 situation, Purpose has made the decision to move to a remote working model, commencing today. This means that for the next few weeks at least, our regular client site visits and other scheduled appointments will be offered in an online or phone format, rather than in person. All services will continue to be delivered [...]

2020-03-22T07:35:52+00:00 March 16th, 2020|NFP sector, Purpose Accounting team|

SACS ERO supplement to cease (impacting funding for some orgs)

Since 2012, pay rates for employees in the Social and Community Services (SACS) industry have gradually been increasing, under the Equal Remuneration Order made by the Fair Work Commission. The ERO addressed the gendered undervaluation of work performed in the community services sector. As a result, wages will have increased by up to 45% when staff [...]

2020-03-04T02:42:26+00:00 March 4th, 2020|NFP sector|