News and Updates - BUSSQ

News and Updates

All of the latest news and updates for Super, Retirement and Employers

Market Update 28 February 2019
Watch our latest market update with BUSSQ’s Chief Investment Officer David O'Sullivan.
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Income Account Market Update 31 October 2018
An update of the investment returns for the financial year to date.
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Money Magazine Best of the Best 2019 winner
Centrelink Assist has been awarded Money Magazine Best Innovative Super Service
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Australian Large Companies Shares closure
Following an extensive investment option review which included member surveys and feedback, BUSSQ has decided to close the Australian (Large Company) Shares Companies investment option.
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Exclusive CoverCard offer
New company CoverCard has a special offer for BUSSQ employers.
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Royal commission shines light on super
The latest round of the royal commission into financial services focused on superannuation.
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First Home Super Saver Scheme to help more home buyers
Access to the First Home Super Saver Scheme has been extended to help people who have suffered financial hardship.
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Risk vs Return
There’s no return without some kind of risk.
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Selling your home soon?
You can now contribute the proceeds to your super
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Risk vs Return
The higher the potential return, the higher the risk.
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Super Fund Market Update 31 October 2018
An update of the investment returns for the financial year to date.
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Pension Market Update 30 June 2018
An update of the investment returns for the 2017/18 financial year.
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Super Fund Market Update 30 June 2018
An update of the investment returns for the 2017/18 financial year.
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Strong returns for your future
When it comes to your super, it’s the long term returns that matter.
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Single Touch Payroll FAQ
Your questions on Single Touch Payroll answered by ATO experts.
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BUSSQ takes out Specialist Fund of the Year
We are proud to announce that BUSSQ has been awarded the Chant West Specialist Fund of the Year for providing personalised and specialised services to our members
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BUSSQ recovers unpaid super for 21 members
The BUSSQ Arrears team works tirelessly to ensure our members receive the entitlements owed to them.
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Federal Budget 2018/2019
The Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday 8 May included some proposed changes that may affect you. It is important to remember that all changes are proposed, unless stated otherwise.
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Federal Budget 2018/2019
The Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday 8 May included some proposed changes that may affect you. It is important to remember that all changes are proposed, unless stated otherwise.
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Super Fund Market Update 31 March 2018
An update of investment returns for the financial year to date.
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Pension Market Update 31 March 2018
An update of investment returns for the financial year to date.
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Federal Budget 2018/2019
The Federal Budget announced on Tuesday 8 May included some proposed changes that may affect you. It is important to remember that all changes are proposed, unless stated otherwise.
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Now is the time to have an Income Account health check
It's important to make sure that your Income account is working hard for you, so it's a great idea to have a Income Account Health Check from time to time.
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BUSSQ recovered five months in unpaid super contributions for eight members
BUSSQ is passionate about our members receiving their entitlements. We work diligently with our Union and Industry stakeholders to detect and deter non-compliance within the Industry.
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Single Touch Payroll Webinar
Watch our Single Touch Payroll seminar with experts from the ATO to help you get ready for this new reporting system.
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Single Touch Payroll
Single Touch Payroll reporting starts from 1 July 2018 for employers with 20 or more employees.
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BUSSQ Sweetens Retirement
We’re constantly looking for ways to give back to members – so we’ve created new offers to say thank you for choosing BUSSQ.
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Pension Market Update 28 February 2018
Investment returns continue to be very strong driven by a bull sharemarket, although we did see a minor correction in early February.
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Pension Market Update 30 June 2017
Another good year for investors.
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Super Fund Market Update 28 February 2018
Investment returns continue to be very strong driven by a bull sharemarket, although we did see a minor correction in early February.
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Super Fund Market Update 30 June 2017
Another good year for investors.
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Legislative update
Find out about recent Government changes that may affect you.
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BUSSQ recovers seven months of member's unpaid super
The BUSSQ Arrears department is passionate about ensuring our members receive their entitlements. We work with employers, unions and contractors to detect and deter non-compliance within the industry.
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BUSSQ recovers four years of unpaid super contributions
The BUSSQ Arrears department is passionate about ensuring our members receive their entitlements. We work with employers, unions and contractors to detect and deter non-compliance within the industry.
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Federal Budget 2017/2018
The 2017 Federal Budget included some significant changes to superannuation, some of which are outlined below. It is important to remember that all changes are proposed, unless stated otherwise.
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Federal Budget 2017/2018
The 2017 Federal Budget included some significant changes to superannuation, some of which are outlined below. It is important to remember that all changes are proposed, unless stated otherwise.
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Federal Budget 2017/2018
The 2017 Federal Budget included some significant changes to superannuation, some of which are outlined below. It is important to remember that all changes are proposed, unless stated otherwise.
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Have you heard of Single Touch Payroll?
Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new reporting process the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is introducing for employers with 20 or more employees.
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BUSSQ recovered 12 months of unpaid super contributions for our member
BUSSQ is passionate about our members receiving their entitlements. We work diligently with our stakeholders to detect and deter non-compliance within the industry.
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Legislation changes coming 1 July 2017
The government has made some changes to super legislation that will come into effect on 1 July 2017.
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Changes to BUSSQ Insurance Cover from 1 March 2017
We have recently advised our members of upcoming changes to our insurance cover.
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See how you can roll and save
Wayne is 50 years old and works in construction. He recently saw the BUSSQ Bus onsite, where he asked a BUSSQ member representative to do a lost super search for him.
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BUSSQ makes it easy for you to roll and save
Darren is 50 years old and has a BUSSQ account that his current employer pays his super into.
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Late payment of super
As an employer, it is important that you fulfil your legal responsibilities regarding your employees superannuation.
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Apprentice and trainee super obligations
Apprentices and trainees are considered employees for super purposes. This means that if your business engages an apprentice or trainee, you will need to treat them as an employee and meet the require ...
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BUSSQ recovers over $100,000 in unpaid super for members
The BUSSQ Arrears team work alongside employers, unions, and contractors to encourage employers to stay up-to-date with their superannuation obligations.
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Reporting super contributions on PAYG statements
Employers need to report on certain superannuation payments if they make them on behalf of employees.
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Get your super sorted in 2 simple steps
Now's the time to get your super sorted!
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Australia's top performing super fund
We are proud to announce that BUSSQ is number 1 in the SuperRatings independent fund survey for the year ended 30 September 2016 with a return of 10.88% in the Balanced Growth super option.
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Get to know where your BUSSQ Super is invested
Did you know as a BUSSQ member some of your super is invested in a wide range of infrastructure and property throughout Queensland, Australia and the world.
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Is your Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) up for renewal?
Are you in the process of renegotiating or renewing your EBA? The terms of an EBA can change.
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Different contribution types
As an employer there are various types of contributions that you should be aware of such as salary sacrifice contributions and member voluntary (after tax) contributions.
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Investment Update
This year we’ve continued to take a more cautious approach to investments in order to protect your retirement.
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Get to know where your BUSSQ Pension is invested
Did you know as a BUSSQ member some of your pension is invested in a wide range of infrastructure and property throughout Queensland, Australia and the world.
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2 Simple Steps to keep track of your Pension
Taking a couple of simple steps is a good way to ensure you keep track of your Pension
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Changes to Centrelink Age Pension Measures Coming Soon!
Don't forget the Government’s budget measures to reduce the threshold at which the part pension cuts out begin on 1 January 2017.
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Rollover your super
John is 32 years old and works in the construction industry. Recently his workplace had a visit from the BUSSQ Bus, where he asked a BUSSQ member representative to do a lost super search for him.
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2 Simple Steps to keep track of your Super
We know that super can sometimes be complicated. Even if you only take one of these simple steps, you could be one step closer to getting on top of your super.
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BUSSQ is in Queensland EBA's
Did you know that BUSSQ is a nominated and endorsed super fund in Queensland EBA’s?
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Remember to provide us with your new employees email address
When registering a new employee in EmployerAccess it’s important you provide us with their email address.
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Don't waste money using a lawyer for TPD claims. We can help you for free!
Did you know that using a law firm to make a TPD claim through your super fund can cost you thousands of dollars?
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Refer a friend
If you're happy with your BUSSQ Pension and the service we provide you, we'd like to encourage you to tell your friends to consider BUSSQ.
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Protect yourself against scams
Australians lose almost $1 billion to scams and fraud each year, with over 800,000 people falling victim in some way.
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Make sure we have your most up to date details
It's important you keep your details up to date.
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Workplace visits
We're here to help you.
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Roll and save today!
Dean is 32 years old. After doing a lost super search with BUSSQ, Dean was advised that along with his BUSSQ account, he has 5 other super accounts - two retail funds and three industry funds.
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BUSSQ recovers 6 months of unpaid super contributions
At BUSSQ we are passionate about our members receiving their superannuation entitlements.
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