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The gig economy has arguably revolutionised the labour market, allowing short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs. It provides a platform for businesses to offer their services to their clients or customers via the engagement of short-term contracts as contractors or consultants. The most famous examples are Uber and Airtasker however, businessRead More
Breaches of contract occur on a regular basis in business, however there is still some confusion as to what a business can do to terminate a contract. It’s crucial that you’re aware of the non-essential terms in your contracts so that you may determine what your rights are and whether you may terminate a contractRead More
Ipso facto provisions are a common staple found in almost every commercial Contract one can think of but, starting from 1 July 2018, there will be new laws which restrict a party’s right to enforce an ipso facto clause. The legislative reform to the Corporations Act 2001 (the Act) is great news for struggling companiesRead More
There has been significant discussion around working outside normal business hours (9:00 am to 5:00 pm) and whether those extra hours should be paid as either overtime or time off in lieu (TOIL). In a decision by Commissioner Mathews in the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission, the Commissioner made it abundantly clear that employees whoRead More
During the corporate excitement of entrepreneurial risk-taking in a limited liability Company, thought is not usually given to the possibility that a Director may be disqualified if ‘things go wrong’. Even in the event of liquidation of a Company, Directors are – notwithstanding the ‘corporate veil’ – more likely to be concerned about Director’s liabilityRead More
In times of significant conflict, a trial can be seen as the best option moving forward. While it is needed in some cases, it isn’t required for all. Outcomes available at trial can often be limited, and there can be risks including prohibitive legal costs and lengthy court delays.Read More