Hospitality and Restaurant Industries – Annualised Wages

Does your business operate in the Hospitality or Restaurant industries? If so, you likely have employees that are covered by either the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2020 or the Restaurant Award 2020. Are any of your employees paid an annualised wage under these Awards (or do you want to know more about how to pay an annualised wage?). [...]

2022-08-29T04:47:17+00:00August 29th, 2022|Employment Law|Comments Off on Hospitality and Restaurant Industries – Annualised Wages

Intellectual Property and Meta Tags; Three Lessons for Businesses

Suppose you totter home from a boozy night only to discover that you have lost your keys. Equipped with a smartphone, you Google the words “24/7 locksmith”. The search yields a list of locksmiths all eager for your business. According to rudimentary statistics, you have a 33% chance of clicking the first listed site, a [...]

2017-10-31T22:05:56+00:00October 31st, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Intellectual Property and Meta Tags; Three Lessons for Businesses

The Fair Work App

The Fair Work ombudsman has ‘appified’ the timesheet. The free app is aimed at tackling the persistent problem of employers underpaying staff and breaching record-keeping and pay slip laws. We tested the app and we were impressed. What does the app do? ‘Record My Hours’ lets workers automatically keep track of and store their working [...]

2017-10-26T00:35:23+00:00October 25th, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, Employment Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Fair Work App

Employers and Franchisors Beware – New Bill Strengthens Watchdog and Imposes Tougher Penalties for Breaches of Workplace Laws

Earlier this month, The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 passed both houses of parliament. When the Bill comes into force, employers, franchisors and holding companies will face significantly higher penalties if they contravene the pay slip and reporting obligations under the Fair Work Act 2009. Under these new laws, Franchisors will come under [...]

2017-10-25T04:51:34+00:00September 25th, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, Employment Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Employers and Franchisors Beware – New Bill Strengthens Watchdog and Imposes Tougher Penalties for Breaches of Workplace Laws
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