Why more employees are filing General Protections claims

Over the last 6 months we have seen a significant rise in General Protections claims made against employers, with business owners and managers needing to defend themselves and their company

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Financial Controller Unfair Dismissal

Motor Dealer ordered to pay compensation after firing an executive for viewing bikini model website.

It is a timely reminder that even though a business may have a valid reason to terminate an employee, the principles of natural justice

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Reminder: Small businesses are now protected against unfair contract terms

In case you missed the announcement on the 12th of November 2016, the Unfair Contract Terms provisions of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) were extended to cover small business. In effect,

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How will the penalty rates cut impact your business?

As the dust settles surrounding the controversial move by the Fair Work Commission to cut penalty rates, staff and businesses continue to grapple with the implications of the decision.

Employers and employees

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Queensland Body Corporate Laws May Force Unit Owners to Sell

New legislation may be enacted to force Queensland unit owners to sell their homes against their intentions if 75% of the property owners in the complex agree. The existing Body Corporate and

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Website Terms and Conditions are More Important Than You Think

Let’s face it; when it comes to organising the content on your website, terms and conditions can be an afterthought at best. While you may not think you need them, well drafted website terms and conditions can prove invaluable

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