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BSBCOM603 Plan and establish Compliance management systems

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Charity-Care

1. COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS:

a. internal compliance requirements

Charity Care have strict internal requirements, which consist of forming a board of directors, conducting initial and annual director meetings, creating and updating bylaws, providing stock to shareholders and transcribing all stock transfers.

Charity Care but each is strongly advised to keep clear and updated records of business transactions as well as any relevant changes in operations or adjustments to standards. Document templates and compliance kits (which can contain sample bylaws or an operating agreement, stock certificates, seals and sample meeting minutes) can assist in organizing and fulfilling My internal compliance requirements.

Internal requirements are largely meant to ensure that Charity Care is being run with integrity and free of corruption or other corrupting elements. Some parts of the business, such as stock sales, will be governed by external compliance requirements as well.

The CEO went on to say that many policies are documented; however, there still remains some training and motivational issues in relation to implementing them appropriately.

Some of the policies include:

Employee Conduct

An employee conduct policy establishes the duties and responsibilities each employee must adhere to as a condition of employment. Conduct policies are in place as a guideline for appropriate employee behaviour, and they outline things such as proper dress code, workplace safety procedures, harassment policies and policies regarding computer and Internet usage. Such policies also outline the procedures employers may utilize to discipline inappropriate behaviour, including warnings or employee termination.

Equal Opportunity

Equal opportunity laws are rules that promote fair treatment in the workplace. Most organizations implement equal opportunity policies — anti-discrimination and affirmative action policies, for example — to encourage unprejudiced behaviour within the workplace. These policies discourage inappropriate behaviour from employees, supervisors and independent contractors in regard to the race, gender, sexual orientation or religious and cultural beliefs of another person within the organization.

Attendance and Time Off

Attendance policies set rules and guidelines surrounding employee adherence to work schedules. Attendance policies define how employees may schedule time off or notify superiors of an absence or late arrival. This policy also sets forth the consequences for failing to adhere to a schedule. For example, employers may allow only a certain number of absences within a specified time frame. The attendance policy discusses the disciplinary action employees face if they miss more days than the company allows.

Substance Abuse

Many companies have substance abuse policies that prohibit the use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco products during work hours, on company property or during company functions. These policies often outline smoking procedures employees must follow if allowed to smoke on business premises. Substance abuse policies also discuss the testing procedures for suspected drug and alcohol abuse.

b. external compliance requirements

All business owners in Australia have to register before commencing any business activities. As well as registering a business name, there are a variety of taxes that can impact on Charity Care’s business that

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size:24px">Charity Care may be required to register for. These may include:

  • an Australian Business Number (ABN) Charity Care
  • the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • a Tax File Number (TFN)
  • Pay as you go (PAYG) withholding.
  • Licences

    The Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) External Site can help take the guess work out the licences, permits and registrations needed to run Charity Care’s business. Charity Care can search the ABLIS to find government licences, permits, approvals, registrations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines Charity Care need to know about to meet Charity Care’s compliance responsibilities.

    The licence or permit Charity Care require may depend on the product or service Charity Care is selling. Charity Care will need to find out whether there’s a licensing requirement for Charity Care’s particular business, or Charity Care may face fines or other difficulties.

    Privacy laws

    The National Privacy Principles in the Commonwealth Privacy Act protect the personal information of consumers. Personal information passes through the public area for many reasons, but it is, nonetheless, private information and must not be harvested, handled or exploited by private enterprise. Each state and territory adapts these principles to fit into their own privacy policies and procedures.

    The National Privacy Principles cover many large and some small business in the private sector and all private health service providers. Coverage extends widely to schools, charities, direct marketing agencies, sports clubs, doctors, chemists, retailers, banks and insurance companies, just to name a few. The ten National Privacy Principles in the Federal Privacy Act set out rules for the way these organisations and small businesses must collect personal information, the quality of the information, how it is kept secure and how the information is then used or disclosed. Individuals can make a complaint if they think their information has been mishandled.

    c. industry compliance requirements.

  • Trade practices act
  • False advertising is sometimes called deceptive advertising. It is the use of false or misleading statements in advertising. Advertising has the potential to persuade people into buying products and / or services they might otherwise not purchase. In Australia the Trade Practices Act (TPA) came into being in 1974 as an act of Federal Parliament. False, deceptive and / or misleading advertising made by Australian businesses make them liable for prosecution under the TPA.

  • Codes of practices
  • Codes of practice are developed through consultation with representatives from government agencies, employers, industry contacts and special interest groups. Codes of practice should be followed unless there is an alternative course of action that achieves the same or better standards.

    2. COMPLIANCE EFFECTS:

    a. areas affected

  • Human Resources
  • The human resources or personnel department is…

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