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RSM offers Safe Harbour strategies

Demonstrating an improvement of services whilst meeting the demands of cost efficiency makes the public sector a tough environment.

Working together with you, our practical expertise will help you meet these challenges and excel.

We understand the pressures you face, where the management of risk, financial accountability and performance, and effective decision making are always under scrutiny. Our specialist government and public sector team have the experience and in-depth knowledge you need to meet accountability demands and operate the best you can.

We are one of the leading providers of accounting and advisory services to local authorities, central government departments and public sector agencies.

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RSM offers Safe Harbour strategies

Clarification required following economic stimulus package

31 March 2020
Fear and uncertainty resulting from the economic impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to affect business owners and individuals alike. There are immediate issues impacting taxpayers that require clarification.

Show me the money - integrity measures advise a cautious approach to stimulus packages

27 March 2020
The Omnibus Bill 2020, covering both Government Coronavirus Economic Response Packages, has received royal assent and is now law. While this will become an accountant’s bible at a time where people are seeking instant cash flow, it is advised that advisers proceed with caution.

SA State Government’s COVID-19 Stimulus Package – What you need to know

27 March 2020
The South Australian Government has announced two stimulus packages pursuant to which it will: 

QLD State Government’s COVID-19 Stimulus Package – What you need to know

18 March 2020
The centrepiece of the Queensland Government’s stimulus package is a $1.2 bn investment in additional health system capacity to expand clinics, emergency and acute care departments and regional aeromedical services.

NSW State Government’s COVID-19 Stimulus Package - what you need to know

18 March 2020
On 17 March 2020, the New South Wales (NSW) State Government announced a $2.3 bn stimulus package aimed at both households and small to medium businesses. 

WA State Government’s COVID-19 Stimulus Package – What you need to know

17 March 2020
The Western Australian State Government has announced a $607m stimulus package to support WA households and small businesses. The targeted measures will provide welcome relief to families and small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The package includes:

GDPR Case study - Government

21 March 2018
Bringing RSM’s ideas and insight – the work we carried out.

Programme evaluation for contemporary government

11 November 2015
Evaluating modern policy programmes Effective government develops and implements policy in response to complex issues through instruments, such as laws, advocacy, monetary flows, programmes and initiatives. Over time developing and implementing effective policy has become increasingly difficult as a result of three factors:

Government entities: corruption risk management and an integrity framework

15 July 2015
Government (at the Commonwealth, state or territory, local levels with municipal councils, and agencies and other government entities) has been leading the way in mitigating the risks of fraud, bribery, corruption and improper conduct.