Is it illegal for someone to record or film me?

Has your privacy been breached? Privacy is a state in which one is not observed or disturbed by other people and is a sacred right that should be protected to live a life of peace and enjoyment.  The iPhone and Internet era has made privacy nigh impossible, with more and more people recording audio conversations, [...]

2019-11-18T08:35:25+00:00November 18th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees|Comments Off on Is it illegal for someone to record or film me?

Are you a freelance artist or contractor thinking of heading over to California for work?

If you are you might want to get up to speed on the latest changes to Californian employment law. It may just affect how you negotiate your gigs! California has just amended its law with regards to the classification of independent contractors and employees and it is going to have a massive effect on the [...]

2019-10-11T00:09:53+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Are you a freelance artist or contractor thinking of heading over to California for work?

Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut are now required to pay its workers fast food industry award rates including higher penalties after their union was successful in terminating 30 old enterprise agreements. Most of the agreements were negotiated at least a decade ago and whilst the agreements did not include penalty rates in return for higher pay, the agreements [...]

2019-02-06T22:08:54+00:00February 6th, 2019|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut

Underpaying your employees may cost you more than you think

Underpaying your employees, knowingly or not, could cost your business more than you think. In addition to back paying your employees, you may be ordered to pay a penalty. A small coach company (Ava Travel) was recently penalised a total of $163,300 for unintentionally underpaying two of its employees despite a judge finding the breaches [...]

2019-01-08T22:39:00+00:00January 8th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Underpaying your employees may cost you more than you think