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Gold Coast restaurant fined for underpaying three young employees

A Court has imposed a penalty against the former operator of a Korean restaurant in Southport for failing to back-pay th...

Small business urged to choose mediation over litigation

Resolving disputes via the courts is not viable for the majority of small businesses due to the high costs and amount of...

Plumbing business to face court for allegedly underpaying young worker

A Sydney plumbing business allegedly failed to comply a Compliance Notice requiring it to calculate and back-pay an 18-y...
Fair Work Ombudsman

Fair Work Ombudsman’s prioritises assistance for small-business owners

The FWO received more than 60,000 calls to its Small Business Helpline and over 160,000 views of its Small Business webp...
e-signature

E-signatures: are they legally binding and how do I prevent their unauthorised use?

The key factors to consider when deciding whether to transition to suing e-signatures, and how to mitigate the risks of ...

QR check in to become mandatory across every NSW business

The decision to make QR checking in mandatory across NSW was made as Sydney’s COVID-19 cluster continues to grow unabate...

Sushi restaurant to face court over alleged underpayments and falsified documents

Eight alleged underpayments by a Brisbane sushi restaurant met the definition of "serious contraventions" under the Prot...

How to win government tenders

More than 60 per cent of the government tenders submitted each year fail to make it through the first round because they...
STP, Small business payroll advice, single touch payroll, payroll process, employers, opportunity

Why STP Phase 2 is good news for you and your clients

STP Phase 2 will expand on the digitisation of reporting by requiring employers to report additional information through...
Recruitment

New online tool to help reduce red tape in employment contracts

A new online tool will help small-business owners save time, money and possible legal troubles so they can focus on grow...