“We don’t have to worry, the Consumer Law doesn’t apply to us”- From July 2021, it just might!

On 9 July 2020, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Acquisition as Consumer—Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2020 were approved, meaning that from 1 July 2021 the current consumer price threshold of $40,000 under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) will be increased to $100,000. The result of this change is that many businesses whose goods and services were previously [...]

2020-07-30T23:33:26+00:00July 28th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on “We don’t have to worry, the Consumer Law doesn’t apply to us”- From July 2021, it just might!

Is your business compliant with Victoria’s new Labour Hire Laws?

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (LHL Act) comes into effect on 30 October 2019. So what does this mean for your business? If your business provides individuals to perform services within a host business, you may be classified as a labour-hire company. If this is the case, you have until 30 October 2019 [...]

2020-05-12T04:22:58+00:00September 30th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Is your business compliant with Victoria’s new Labour Hire Laws?

PPSR: Boring as hell, but important for Landlords!

Have you registered your tenant’s security deposit on the Personal Property Securities Register? If not, the deposit may be less secure than you think. A tricky issue for commercial landlords when entering into a new lease of their premises is the type of security to insist upon from the new tenant in order to guard [...]

2020-05-12T04:28:02+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Property|Comments Off on PPSR: Boring as hell, but important for Landlords!

Do Your Casual Employees Have the Right to Convert to Permanent Employment?

Currently there are a number of modern awards which include a casual conversion clause which broadly provides employees with the right to convert to permanent employment if employed on a regular and systematic basis, for a period of 6 or 12 months (depending on the award). The Fair Work Commission has recently finalised a model [...]

2020-05-12T04:31:29+00:00September 5th, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Do Your Casual Employees Have the Right to Convert to Permanent Employment?