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, the requirements for the JobKeeper scheme do not actually require the employee to perform any work in the period paid. [...]

2020-06-02T22:59:20+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Casual employees on the JobKeeper scheme refusing to work – is this allowed?

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 businesses in the hospitality industry in Victoria reopened their doors to ‘dine-in’ patrons. Businesses that operate in office environments will [...]

2020-06-04T02:07:09+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Returning to the workplace post-lockdown: Are you prepared?

Board meetings in pyjamas: Tips for conducting digital board meetings while working remotely

Working from home presents a wide variety of challenges for business owners and directors, particularly when decision making requires a number of directors to come together. In dynamic and evolving commercial landscapes such as that being faced presently, ensuring you have an effective and efficient mode of progressing board decision making is essential. The Australian [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:53+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Board meetings in pyjamas: Tips for conducting digital board meetings while working remotely

Privacy & Cyber Security in times of Covid-19: Dealing with the increased threat while working from home

Working from home provides a variety of challenges for organisations and their employees alike. Luckily, the technology that enables remote working is fairly seamless. This now means that working from home can be comparable to being in the office in terms of productivity and connectedness (aside from time wasted at the outset of every meeting [...]

2020-05-12T04:18:02+00:00April 17th, 2020|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Privacy & Cyber Security in times of Covid-19: Dealing with the increased threat while working from home