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EOI, RFT, RFP, RFI – what does it all mean?

Bids or Offers are when a company is approached by another asking it to 'bid' or 'make an offer' to provide a service or...

FWO recovers unpaid wages for 200+ sandwich franchise workers

"Improving compliance among franchises and in the food sector are ongoing priorities for the Fair Work Ombudsman."

NDIS plan-management provider gets court date for underpayments

The former worker was found to have been underpaid his benefits as well as the full-time minimum wage, payment-in-lieu-o...
Trademarks-Wadeson, trade marks, trademark

Even your accountant won’t tell you about this mistake that could cost you thousands

Professionals like accountants may not be aware about the risk of trademarks and how one wrong move can set you back tho...

Drafting a well-constructed business contract

Given the legally binding nature of business contracts, it is always recommended to seek appropriate legal advice before...
obstructing

Transport operator penalised over unlawful JobKeeper cashback scheme

A judge descibed the conduct of the operator of a Queensland transport business as "reprehensible", "deliberate" and "ca...
electrical services

Electrical services operator charged over underpayments

The operator of electrical services firm admitted before the court that he was involved in the company’s failure to calc...

Global probe launched into supply-chain cartel conduct

A multilateral group will share intelligence and use existing international cooperation tools to help detect cartel cond...
cafe franchisees, franchisee, compliance, cafe businesses

Cafe served with court date over alleged violation of workplace laws

The cafe agreed the former employee was owed $7985.10, however, they only paid back $1330.85 (less applicable tax) and m...
bequeath

A business owner’s guide to estate planning

There are a number of ways to operate your business, and the structure you choose will determine how provision is made f...