In Australia, there are 8 national public holidays observed as part of the National Employment Standards (NES) that underpin employment throughout the country. In addition to these key dates, some states and territories also have additional regional public holidays or substitute public holidays. Substitute public holidays mean that if a public holiday falls on… Read more »
France observes and celebrates a number of holidays throughout the year, whether religious holidays, seasonal holidays, or national holidays relevant to the history of France. Should your foreign business have a presence in France, it is important to keep on top of all public holidays from a HR compliance perspective. For ease, we’ve summarised all… Read more »
Spain observes and celebrates a sizeable number of holidays throughout the year. Most of these, however, are regional holidays, celebrated only by select few provinces or even cities. Should your foreign business have a presence in Spain, it is important to keep on top of all public holidays from a HR compliance perspective. For… Read more »
Expanding your business overseas is far from a walk in the park. In fact, between figuring out how best to expand, researching and complying with the numerous local laws as well as handling local employment steps amongst many other things, expansion remains a considerable challenge for most businesses looking to enter a new market.… Read more »
Pre COVID-19, between the many work commitments, family obligations and life in general, finding time to be mindful and present in the moment (and taking that time seriously) seemed nearly impossible for many of us. Whilst this hasn’t changed dramatically since the crisis started, the many lockdowns and moments of isolation have definitely shed… Read more »
Job sharing, which is the practice of splitting a full-time position into two part-time jobs, is an increasingly popular flexible work arrangement. As flexibility at work becomes more common practice, and with the occurrence of the COVID-19 crisis, this practice is set to grow even faster than originally predicted. Whether it’s to care for… Read more »
If there is one thing we’ve learned this past year is that change is far more rapid and inevitable than ever before. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic proving to many that change can have overnight impact on business and the economy at large, “future-proofing” your business has never been more relevant or more critical… Read more »
In today’s fast-paced, competitive, multicultural world, the need for global companies to localise their marketing collateral such as their website is essential to their business’ success. Not only does localising your marketing content expand your reach and credibility, it also increases customer engagement and retention, among many other things. Whilst the benefits of localisation… Read more »
When it comes to company culture, people often assume there is a distinction between large corporate environments and start-up cultures. Do you tend to automatically assume large corporations have a static and / or outdated workplace culture? This stands to reason. Their sheer size suggests that change would be difficult to implement (although COVID-19… Read more »
There are a number of important considerations to take into account when deciding how to enter the Australian market and establishing a business. Depending on your business’ circumstances, your options include either outsourcing your employment and administrative duties to an EOR, registering your foreign entity as a branch, or establishing a subsidiary company in… Read more »
Are you looking to setup & establish an Australian subsidiary? By Australian law, it is a regulatory requirement to appoint a local resident director.
As a foreign business, this requirement may put a spanner in the works when it comes to your expansion plans. No need to worry though, we’re here to help you.
How We Help
Simply put, we help by acting as your local Director for your Australian subsidiary.
The desired level of involvement from your local resident Director will vary depending on your needs. Your first six months will see us play a key role in getting your business up & running in Australia.
We ensure you meet all legal & regulatory requirements, including setting up:
Deed of Indemnity
Australian Business Number (ABN)
Tax File Number (TFN)
Pay As You Go
Goods & Services Tax (GST)
Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)
Once Setup – your Resident Director will play a compliance role as a minimum – signing off on accounts, contracts and so on as well as assisting with Company Secretarial compliance. The local resident director can also take on the Public Officer responsibilities (and be the main point of contact with the ATO) for any tax compliance obligations.
Meet Your Director
Our Local Directorship services are led by our Chief Client Officer, Gerald Bot. With over 25 years’ experience in senior finance & management roles – Gerald has worked with businesses of all sizes across a range of industries.
Gerald has held Executive Director-level positions with global and multi-national companies expanding into Australia for many years, and prides himself on his personal & tailored approach.
Frequently Used With...
Company & Employer Registration
Virtual and / or Physical Hosting
Opening Bank Accounts
So, regardless of your business size or industry, if you’re a multinational looking to expand to Australian shores, we have the solution to ensure your business thrives with more support and most importantly, less risk.