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Compliance is all about making sure your business and your employees are following the laws, regulations, standards and ethical practices that apply to your business or industry.
These rules can come from any level of government - local, state and federal - as well as agencies and independent regulatory organisations.
Think of compliance as being a responsible citizen or team player. Just like following traffic rules or security procedures at airports, compliance involves sticking to the guidelines set down by those in charge. Ensuring that your business follows all the necessary rules and regulations can save you from costly fines and penalties, possible legal action and damage to your brand or business reputation in the long run.
The main over-arching law which all businesses no matter their size in Australia need to comply with is the Australian Competition and Consumer Act (2010). Find out more about this Act and the body which acts as our national fair-trading umpire, champion of all consumers and product safety watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission here.
Are you fully covered in terms of what you and your employees need to do to make sure your business is on the right track?
Compliance is not just a box-ticking exercise. It's about establishing a culture of ethics, responsibility, and accountability within your business. By following these steps, you can lay a strong foundation for compliance and protect your business from unnecessary risks.
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