Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Meaning of Australian based employer and Australian based employee 11 January 2020 The meaning of Australian employer and Australian based employee is important because it determines whether an employee can make a claim under employment legislation. Jurisdictional claims Specifically, the meaning of Australian based is important for

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Photo by Webaroo.com.au on UnsplashThe expenses an employee should never have to cover6 December 2019Here’s what you need to know about expenses that employee’s should never have to cover so you can make sure your contracts are fair and Fair Work compliant.Unreasonable requirements, for the employer's benefitIn a nutshell, the Fair Work Act

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Photo by Sergi Ferrete on Unsplash The difference between the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Fair Work Commission Updated: 1 December 2019 Did you know that the Fair Work Commission and the Fair Work Ombudsman are both separate Australian government organisations?  We'll go through each of their roles below.  First, let's start with

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Photo by Shridhar Gupta on UnsplashYour employee’s 10 minimum employee entitlementsUpdated: 14 December 2019Hiring employees?Well you'll need to know about the national employment entitlements (NES) which will apply for all your new hires. So what exactly are they?The NES are 10 minimum employee entitlements that you need to provide all of your employees in

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Photo by Emma Matthews on UnsplashHow to avoid a sham contracting claimUpdated: 2 December 2019If you are thinking about hiring a contractor, read on for useful tips to avoid a sham contracting claim against your business. So, what exactly is sham contracting? We’ll look at this first.Sham contracting meaningSham contracting occurs when an employer

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