Oops, Wrong Recipient

What to Do Under New Data Breach Laws There is no sound more cringe-worthy than the ‘whoosh’ of a misdirected email. As of today, that moment of realization- the moment the email escapes your outbox and takes with it all the air from your lungs - will be even more agonizing. Under the Notifiable Data [...]

2018-02-27T23:48:37+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, Data Protection|10 Comments

.au Domain Name Reforms Spell Trouble for Businesses

The ‘.au’ says a lot about a website. It indicates that a website is local and accountable under Australian law. Accordingly, it invites the trust and business of local and international web users. Now, the .au Domain Administration (auDA), is proposing radical reforms which may undermine the legitimacy of the .au suffix and expose established [...]

2018-02-21T05:26:15+00:00February 21st, 2018|Business Advice, Trademarks|506 Comments

Employer’s OH&S Duties To Employees Who Work From Home

This article deals with the following questions: When does an employer owe a duty with respect to occupational health and safety to employees who work from home? What are those duties under the OHS Act 2004? What can or should an employer do to fulfil any obligation owed to employees who work from home? Do [...]

2018-02-19T23:24:04+00:00February 19th, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|176 Comments

Employment Law Case Study: Unlawful Dismissal

Terminating employees during their probation period can still result in damages if the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act are breached Terminating employees who are not suitable for the business during the probationary period is a sensible thing to do, however, employees may still be able to claim that their employer breached the [...]

2018-02-12T06:39:05+00:00February 12th, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|19 Comments