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206, 2020

Casual employees on the JobKeeper scheme refusing to work – is this allowed?

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Casual employees on the JobKeeper scheme refusing to work – is this allowed?

As many would be aware, eligible employers to the JobKeeper scheme are required to pay eligible employees $1,500.00 gross, or the amount payable to the employee for the performance of work (whichever is greater). However, [...]

206, 2020

Returning to the workplace post-lockdown: Are you prepared?

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Returning to the workplace post-lockdown: Are you prepared?

Now that lock-down restrictions are starting to lift around the country, many companies will be considering re-opening, or returning to their usual workplace arrangements prior to the pandemic. For example, on 1 June 2020 many [...]

2805, 2020

Discount the rent, you can afford it!

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Discount the rent, you can afford it!

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has been in the news this week after it was reported that a landlord on the Sunshine Coast would be forced to discount rent for its long-term tenants [...]

2605, 2020

Your casual employees may not be what they seem….

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Your casual employees may not be what they seem….

On 20 May 2020, the Full Federal Court handed down a decision, which is likely to have significant impacts on those who employ casual employees. In WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato [2020] FCAFC 84, the [...]

2005, 2020

Small Business Commissioner tenancy dispute resolution: Not just for tenants!

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Small Business Commissioner tenancy dispute resolution: Not just for tenants!

It would appear, at least anecdotally, there is a prevailing view that the expedited mediation service offered by the Victorian Small Business Commission (SBC) during the COVID-19 crisis is aimed at providing assistance to tenants [...]

1905, 2020

Victorian Small Business Commission publishes COVID Tenancy Regulations Guidance & Mental Health Information Sheet

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Victorian Small Business Commission publishes COVID Tenancy Regulations Guidance & Mental Health Information Sheet

Following the introduction of the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 (Vic), many tenants and landlords have been in the unfortunate position of trying to navigate an agreement on rental concessions [...]

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