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What the associations want from Budget 2018

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
... to its 12% SG plan, and commission an enquiry into the impact that potential changes in the labour market like the "gig economy" would have on tax revenue, superannuation, life insurance, and retirement savings. It wants the government to prioritise ...

Responding to the revolution

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2018
... about how to best tackle the casualisation of work, particularly in making it easier for those working within the gig economy to contribute to super. Around 1% of Australia's population is in the gig economy, while about 75% of self-employed or contract ...

AIST names Governance Code panel

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2018
... inconsistent work patterns and low income earners, who are quite frequently either female or working within the emerging gig economy, she said.

Regulatory disruption hampers long-term vision for super

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
... inconsistent work patterns and low income earners, who are quite frequently either female or working within the emerging gig economy. "We clearly still have work to do on realising the dream of the creators of the system. The dream is still as valid ...

Link signs two industry funds, eyes UK pension admin

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAR 2018
... forget that Australia generated one million jobs over the last four years and these new members of the workforce, plus gig economy workers, means more superannuation accounts generated. Buried in Link's 1H18 investor presentation was news that Energy ...

Contract work threatens super: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2018
The rise of the gig economy is one of several factors putting the fundamentals of superannuation at risk, latest research shows. Vision Super, in conjunction with the John Curtin Research Centre, has produced a report that highlights vital steps needed ...

Two FSC senior policy managers depart

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JAN 2018
... superannuation industry and retirement incomes. This would include automation, self-employment, contractors and the 'gig economy' on tax revenue, superannuation, life insurance, and retirement savings. "The nature of employment is changing. The era of ...

FSC calls for inquiry into gig economy and its impact on super

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2018
... impact of potential changes in the labour market. This would include automation, self-employment, contractors and the 'gig economy' on tax revenue, superannuation, life insurance, and retirement savings. "The nature of employment is changing. The era ...

gigSuper reaches out to self-employed

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 NOV 2017
... product aimed at a niche market. Tapping into growing number of Australians who are self-employed or working in the gig economy, co-founders Peter Stanhope and Martin Batur say they're out to solve the "dirty little secret of the self-employed", namely ...

ASFA puts gig economy on the agenda

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2017
The rise of the gig economy will have profound effects on the nature of work and challenge the effectiveness of the superannuation system, a leading industry body believes. In a discussion paper released today, the Association of Superannuation Funds ...