BSBCOM603 Assessment1 (1)




BSBCOM603 Assessment1 (1)

Course: BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Unit: BSBCOM603 Plan and Establish Compliance Management Systems

Assessment 1 overview:

  • Write a research plan which outline:
  • Research tasks to be undertaken
  • Proposed research methods, including survey tools, to gather qualitative and quantitative data, for example, organisation compliance performance, compliance culture, etc.
  • A plan and budget for conducting research.
  • Write a Report with 5 main headings.
  • Each headings will have sub headings with specific discussion on the topic
  • You can use the case study (Charity Care) or your own familiar organisation as discussion for the report.
  • A written reflection on the process to research and prepare the report, these include:
  • Type of research undertaken, for example literature, internet research, etc.
  • The development of research plan
  • The development of survey tool to collect data to select compliance
  • How the budget was assigned
  • Analysis of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Part 1 Research Plan

  • Identify compliances
  • Review whether compliance has been followed or not
  • Improvements
  • Record compliance
  • Monitor compliance performance
  • OH&S requirements
  • Competition and Consumer Act 2010
  • Fair work Act
  • Discrimination
  • Tax
  • Insurance
  • Most of the compliance will be monitored by the ACCC which is the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. This organisation was created to make sure that all companies are operating fairly and honestly. The ATO will be monitoring the Financial compliances of the company such as paying taxes.

    Part 2 Written Report

  • Introduction
  • Charity-Care is based in Brisbane and is a public company that is limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001. It is registered as a charity under the Collections Act 1966. The organisation has grown quickly to its current size from its single centre opening just two years ago. Charity-Care is registered for GST and has an ABN 21 745 368 027.

    Charity-Care employs about 50 employees who are assisted in various charity tasks by community volunteers. Charity-Care operates two major front line community services:

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    -size:24px">● Community-Care – two 100sqm first floor drop-in office centres operating in Spring Hill on Brisbane’s Northside and Wooloongabba on Brisbane’s Southside and provides counselling services, short term ‘rent loans’ and $20 supermarket gift food vouchers for people in need. Each centre has a manager, receptionist, office clerk and four counselling staff, and is fitted out with a reception/waiting room, two counselling offices and a staff general office area that includes a kitchenette.

    Private information is collected on people seeking the counselling services and recorded in a central database that can be accessed from all centre computers. Volunteer staff operate the call centre and visits seeking donations from local businesses and households.

    ● Computer-Care – a retail business on the CBD fringe that specialises in selling re-conditioned second-hand ex-government computers to needy families for children’s educational purposes. The small 70sqm shop is supported by a 1,000sqm warehouse and repair centre in Fairfield, a Brisbane suburb. 50% of the computers are picked up from the shop and 50% are delivered from the warehouse.

    Computers for repair are dropped off and picked up from the warehouse. Repair costs are paid by the customers to the service centre staff. There is a manager of the Computer-Care initiative who manages both the shop with its 15 employees as well as the warehouse (eight employees) and service centre (four employees).

    Head office for Charity-Care is based in Fortitude Valley. This is where the CEO and you as the business manager have offices. There is a board room, reception/waiting area and an open office area where the accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll clerk and bookkeeper each have a workstation.

  • Compliance requirements
  • Keep records

    Charities must keep financial records that correctly record and explain their transactions and financial position (net wealth) and performance and enable true and fair financial statements to be prepared and to be audited, if required. They must also keep operational records which explain their activities.

    Report information annually

    Charities (except corporations registered with the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations) must submit an Annual Information Statement (and, for medium and large charities, a financial report) every year. This statement is due within six months of the end of your reporting period and can be submitted by using the ACNC Charity Portal.

    Meet the governance standards

    Charities (except a limited group called ‘basic religious charities’) must comply with the governance standards. These standards set out a minimum standard of governance, to help promote public trust and confidence in charities.

  • External compliance requirements
  • Standard 1: Purposes and not-for-profit nature

    Charities must be not-for-profit and work towards their charitable purpose. They must be able to demonstrate this and provide information about their purposes to the public.

    Standard 2: Accountability to members

    Charities that have members must take reasonable steps to be accountable to their members and provide them with adequate opportunity to raise concerns about how the charity is governed.

    Standard 3: Compliance with Australian laws

    Charities must not commit a serious offence (such as fraud) under any Australian law or breach a…


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