Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash Period of employment definition 31 December 2019  Calculating an employee’s period of employment is important if you are responding to an employee's application for an unfair dismissal remedy. As you will see below, the definition is not so so straight forward so here's a guide.  In a

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Photo by Toa Heftiba on UnsplashA redundancy guide for Australian small businessesUpdated 3 January 2021You may have heard that Australian small businesses don’t need to pay redundancy. Well, that’s not always the case.Here’s what you need to know about redundancy pay if you are a small business.In a hurry? Jump ahead. Small business definitionFirst, when

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Photo by Andrew Butler on UnsplashHow to avoid an unfair dismissal claim for a fake redundancy29 December 2019 Employers can avoid unfair dismissal claims for a fake redundancy by understanding the meaning of genuine redundancy and following best practice guidelines in a redundancy situation.In a hurry? Jump ahead. Section 389 meaning of genuine redundancyThe legal

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