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ABB and Ivory Egg invite you to experience ABB-free@home, the future of smart homes and strategic business growth

29th June 2021

ABB and Ivory Egg are pleased to invite you to an exciting information night on Wednesday 30 June at The Ship Inn, Brisbane to introduce ... MORE

Women's Leadership Scholarships available for the construction and engineering sector

29th June 2021

Women & Leadership Australia provides world-class leadership development programs for emerging, middle, and senior women leaders. Their programs bring together the latest in leadership theory and practice with a focus on applied learning and are designed to foster excellence and equity in leadership across Australia.

Scholarships are now available through Women & Leadership... MORE

NSW ASP Scheme Update

29th June 2021

In May 2021 the Department of Primary Industries and Environment (DPIE) commenced a full review of the NSW Accreditation Scheme, the review will look critically at all three Accreditation categories. DPIE have engaged an external consultancy firm to carry out the review and provide recommendations.

NECA has been engaged as one of the key NSW stakeholders to provide input. To represent... MORE

End of Financial Year Super deadline for businesses

29th June 2021

To meet the all-important June 30 deadline, your contributions must be received by NESS Super no later than 5pm (Sydney time) on Wednesday 30 June. We therefore recommend you submit any super contributions before 5pm, Wednesday, June 23.

New to NESS EmployerAccess?

If you’re already a NESS Super employer but haven’t registered for... MORE

Increase to Superannuation Guarantee Effective from 1 July 2021

28th June 2021

Employers are required to contribute part of an employee’s wages to their super fund.

Currently, an employer has an obligation to pay a minimum of 9.5% of each employee’s ordinary time earnings per quarter. However, as at 1 July 2021, this rate will increase.

NECA Legal can assist members with information regarding this increase and other... MORE

Taking stock of the ‘good stuff’

22nd June 2021

Owning an electrical business is not for the faint-hearted — the hours are long, the work is hard, and the pressure dial is always turned high. Then, at the end of each day, we collapse into a heap on the couch and mentally brace ourselves to do it all again tomorrow.

Often, we get so stuck in this routine of working at maximum capacity that each day just feels like the last. We rush... MORE

Tax Return Checklist for Tradies

8th June 2021

As a Tradie you may be entitled to claim a range of expenses from clothing and laundry to tools and equipment. That is, if the expense is directly work related and you haven’t been reimbursed.

During these times when many of us are tightening our belts, it’s worth taking a moment to make sure you are getting all you are entitled to.

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The End of Financial Year is fast approaching!

8th June 2021

Many people think of super as something to think about when... MORE

Super Health Check with NESS Super

18th May 2021

As we draw closer to the end of another financial year, it’s a great time to reflect on where you are at with your super.

Your super is your savings for retirement and at NESS Super we want to support you with some helpful tips on your Super Health Check self-assessment.

It’s important that both Employers and their Employees know the following:

Check your insurance cover... MORE

Key Budget proposals that could affect you

17th May 2021

After 2020’s “Pandemic Budget”, this year’s Budget focused on maintaining and growing economic recovery. To save you time, we’ve focused on a handful of key proposals likely to affect you – including increased flexibility around super. As always with Budget announcements, these measures are subject to legislation and expected to commence from July 1, 2022. 

1. Removing the $450... MORE

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