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Does your Association have a succession plan?

By Admin | June 7, 2022

Without a detailed succession plan, your association could lose continuity of institutional knowledge and business direction as Board members retire or leave. Without a smooth transition from Board to Board there is likely to be a disruption to operations and could ultimately leave your association in a troubling situation. What is Succession Planning? Succession Planning…

TAS Introduces the – Association Roundtable Series

By Admin | April 20, 2022

TAS are pleased to introduce the Associations Roundtable series. The purpose of this online roundtable is to bring our clients together, share knowledge and workshop some challenges our For-Purpose Organisations face. Initially, this will be held virtually, however we will look to move to a face-to-face roundtable in due course. These sessions will be very…

Membership Renewal – Strategy and Planning

By Admin | March 31, 2022

As we approach the end of the financial year 2022/2023, many associations are preparing to launch their annual membership renewal campaign. Our advice for these membership renewals and those for the rest of the year (including anniversary memberships) is to focus on three key things. We must remember that most of all, this is not…

Risky business…. 2022 Event Landscape and Beyond…. Deliberation, Diversify and Due Diligence.

By Admin | March 21, 2022

The Association Specialists were delighted to be involved with Get Local earlier this year. We hosted our engaging and thought provoking panel Risky Business…2022 Event Landscape and Beyond… Deliberation, Diversify and Due Dilligence. You can watch the panel below!

Employee or Contractor? What’s the difference and why is it important.

By Admin | March 21, 2022

In light of last month’s recent two High Court rulings (see FairWork link below for details), it’s essential that Associations review their current employment contracts and independent contract agreements. The penalties for misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor can be severe. Previously, classifying was determined by the relationship between the individual and the employer,…

Get Local – Three Take Aways for Conference Organisers to Consider

By Admin | March 8, 2022

Over 700 event industry professionals reunited and reengaged at the Get Local Expo, that was held at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. After being postponed several times, the much anticipated program included several keynotes and education sessions.  As an appointed ambassador of the Event, TAS’ Managing Director, Nell Harrison, identified the below three take aways…

OFTA Leading the way in the Oceanic Film and Television Industry

By Admin | February 14, 2022

The Oceanic Film and Television Association (OFTA) is excited to announce its official launch date, 22.2.22. OFTA commenced to empower individuals within the Film and Television Industry through education and enhancement. Lucinda Bruce one of the Founding Board members said “The need for a self-sustaining industry within Australia is evident. One of our primary goals…

Corporations Act has been changed – Virtual and Hybrid AGM’s

By Admin | February 11, 2022

Yesterday the Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Bill 2021 was passed. The amendment was to establish a permanent mechanism to allow companies and registered schemes to hold hybrid meetings and use technology to execute, sign and share company and meeting related documents. The changes were welcomed to suit and meet the requirements of the current…

ACNC Reporting Thresholds are changing – 1/7/22

By Admin | February 9, 2022

The ACNC are changing the levels of reporting thresholds for the financial years commencing 1st July 2022 as per the table below.  The changes will soon see thousands of charities re-classified – particularly from medium-sized to small – with their reporting obligations to the ACNC to change so they more appropriately match the size of…

Company Limited by Shares or Guarantee – What’s the Difference?

By Admin | February 7, 2022

We get inundated with the above question. In response, we thought we would share our article again explaining the difference as we feel it is important to understand each structure as it has a drastic effect to the functioning of your company. Sourced from Legal Vision. Company Limited by Shares A company limited by shares is one of…