The Dangers of Sham Contracting

The Fair Work Ombudsman has delivered a timely reminder for businesses to avoid dodgy sham contracting practices and of the risk of personal liability for directors and HR managers..

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Reverse Mortgage – Is it right for you?

Borrowing against your home A reverse mortgage can help older Australians unlock the wealth in their homes after retirement. However, there can be long-term financial risks. What is a.

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Is not paying a worker legal?

Generally all workers must be paid for their work. However under the Fair Work Act certain unpaid work arrangements can be lawful. These arrangements can be valuable for both.

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Flexible work arrangements – what happens to the employment contract?

While the benefits of flexible work arrangements are now well known, the prescriptive requirements of employees and employers when it comes to requesting these arrangements can be daunting. Employees.

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New Apps and Software available for business owners

As the world turns, so does technology. We are constantly reminded of the new apps and software available when running your own business, keeping everything all in one place.

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Can a company director be liable for unpaid employee entitlements?

Traditionally operating a business through a company has been seen as a way of protecting personal assets from a business’ creditors. In recent years the ATO has extended its.

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The Taxman Commeth

The sale or purchase of a property can have tax implications. Where a property is not a person’s principal place of residence capital gains tax (CGT) is payable on.

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Can liquidators recover payments from a secured creditor?

The Corporations Act gives powers to liquidators to recover unfair preference payments to a creditor. An unfair preference payment is where a creditor receives a payment before other creditors.

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GST Withholding Scheme – Defective Notices and Buyer’s Liability

By now property law practitioners across Australia are starting to get used to their new role as tax collectors courtesy of the Federal Government’s new GST withholding scheme. Purchasers.

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New Unpaid Family & Domestic Violence Leave

From 1 August 2018, all employees on modern awards will be entitled to access 5 days’ unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year. The change follows a recent.

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