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Cocktail bar penalised over underpayments

The judge noted that the employee’s working holiday visa status put her in “a particularly disempowered position” to dem...
trademarks

Can Banksy teach us anything about keeping your trademark?

The real purpose of trademarks is to make sure there is no confusion by the buying public as to where their purchase has...

FWO recovers over $200,000 in wages for Gold Coast workers

The wages of 446 underpaid workers have been recovered as a result of the FWO's targeted auditing of Gold Coast's "cheap...
consumer law

The ABC of Australian Consumer Law for small business

No two businesses are the same, so it’s in your best interests to understand how consumer law applies to your business s...
cashback

Transport company hauled to court over alleged JobKeeper cashback scheme

A Queensland transport company allegedly breached the Fair Work Act by requiring one of its drivers to enter into an ill...

Retailers likely to feel more financial stress due to minimum wage increase

Even with the delay in implementation for retail, many businesses will struggle with the minimum wage increase as lockdo...
obligation, adapting workplace, balancing, plan

The legal obligation of employers during a global pandemic – Part 1

Over a year into the pandemic many employers are engaging in a hybrid work setting and making it an option for their em...

Indemnity scheme announced for businesses that host vaccination hubs

The indemnity scheme will allow business that wish to help the vaccination efforts by hosting on-site vaccination hubs t...
shareholder dispute, disputes, dispute resolution

When might a mediator be better than a lawyer?

Mediation is preferable to the drawn-out, resource-draining legal action that litigation involves when you are caught up...
contact centre, IT services

Number of SMEs contacting ACCC peaking on the back of online shift

"Given the difficult operating environment...it’s not surprising that many small businesses are contacting the ACCC abou...