Company title is rare and unusual. If you are selling it then you should have experienced lawyers to help you.
The Fair Work Commission is a a jurisdiction that is accessible to self-represented litigants. The Fair Work Commission is unlikely to award costs against an unsuccessful applicant in an unfair dismissal application. However, there are still exceptional circumstances where the Commission can order costs against an unsuccessful applicant.
Accountants providing clients with payroll, accounting and book-keeping advice and services run the risk of being held accessorily liable for the underpayment of workers by their clients. This could expose you or your firm to potential fines and legal charges simply for your involvement in another person’s contravention of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
Do you understand what non-compliance with your PAYG withholding obligations means for your business or you personally?
Have you just been made redundant? Are you wondering what to do next? Can your employer actually do this? What are your rights?
How must you update your strata by-laws about pets following the Cooper Case?
Following the decision in Coopers Case, can you still ban pets in a Company Title Building?
Do you have the right to keep a pet in your strata scheme building. Spoiler alert – YES. The Court of Appeal in NSW has it’s final say.
Landmark decision in the Court of Appeal in the Supreme Court of New South Wales- Pets in strata title
In a landmark decision published by the Court of Appeal in the Supreme Court of New South Wales today, it is finally settled that a by-law creating a blanket ban on pets in a strata scheme is invalid on the basis that such a by-law is oppressive. The decision in...
On 2 October 2020, the Federal Court of Australia in Roohizadegan v TechnologyOne Limited (No 2)  FCA 1407 awarded close to $5 million in damages and penalties to the successful applicant, by relying on a mixture of breaches under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), breach of contract damages, general law damages and penalties.
If you don’t free-up some time to think and execute on the next growth strategy, your business will stall, and maybe even falter. You’re also now failing the ‘hit-by-a-bus’ tests – your business now has an unacceptable key-man risk, and it’s YOU. The solution is to hire a replacement, but where do you start?
An interesting unfair dismissal case which shows the importance of affording an employee procedural fairness in a summary dismissal (which sometimes seems counter-intuitive). Some facts below: The applicant was a shopfitter and cabinetry maker for about 5 years. The...
As a result of the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic many employers have changed how they operate, including standing down staff and changing their work hours. Some have even asked their employees to take a pay cut. Is this possible?
What do you do when an employee has been on extended sick leave? There is a clear process to follow to reach a fair outcome.
You need to take care when making changes to rosters for permanent employees. There are some processes you need to follow to avoid workplace breaches.