Photo by Bench Accounting on UnsplashShould I hire a casual or part-time worker?Many business owners mistakenly think that hiring and classifying a worker as a casual is a safe bet because they can simply stop giving the employee any shifts if things don’t work out and be done with them

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Photo by William Iven on Unsplash Are you selling a financial advice product? Updated: 3 January 2021 Here’s a guide to help you determine if you are selling a financial advice product based on section 766B Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).  Financial services include financial advice products.  So what exactly is financial product advice? 

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Photo by Sean Pollock on UnsplashVarying a commercial lease in NSWUpdated: 3 January 2021Your lease may need to be varied at some point. For example, if you ask for flexibility from your landlord to reduce rent for changed economic conditions or because your landlord has introduced new terms. Below is what you need to

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Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash COVID-19 Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) employee’s taking paid annual leave 18 April 2020 There have been changes to the Fair Work Act because of COVID-19; here’s what you need to know about annual leave flexibility.  Asking employees to take paid annual leave An employer can ask

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Photo by Markus Winkler on UnsplashCOVID-19 Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) work location changes13 April 2020There have been changes to the Fair Work Act because of COVID-19; more flexibility has been built in. Below is what you need to know about changes to an employee's work location.Here’s what’s allowedAn employer and an employee

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Photo by Markus Winkler on UnsplashCOVID-19 Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) minimum pay & changed duties12 April 2020There have been changes to the Fair Work Act because of COVID-19; here’s what you need to know about the jobkeeper payment, minimum pay and changed duties.Employer obligation to pay jobkeeper paymentsEmployers that qualify for the

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