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The OHS dangers of flexible working arrangements and how to avoid them

When does an Accounting Firm owe a duty with respect to occupational health and safety to employees who work from home? What are those duties? What can or should an accounting firm do to fulfil any obligation owed to employees who work from home? Do the employer’s obligations differ, and if so how, when the [...]

Make the Difference

You’ve had an idea for an impactful charity or not-for-profit but you haven’t quite managed to get it off the ground. You’ve got the essential ingredients- the good will, the passion and the creativity- but you lack the time and practise needed to navigate the legal requirements of registration. That’s where we come in. How [...]

2018-04-26T07:02:36+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Business Advice|2,586 Comments

It’s Time To Review Your Privacy Policy

Trust in cyberspace has never been lower. Amidst the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica scandal, the recent Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme and the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation, users have a newfound scepticism towards volunteering personal information while companies face intense scrutiny as to how that information is used. The Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) as documented in the Privacy Act outline [...]

2018-04-19T22:47:50+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Business Advice|2,659 Comments

Will your ‘zero-tolerance policy’ withstand the scrutiny of the Fair Work Commission?

A behaviour that is perfectly acceptable in one workplace may be cause for summary dismissal in another. Take the use of a mobile phone - it’s expected of an office worker, but it is typically forbidden in the context of a food production line. The rulebook was crystal clear in the case of the Fresh [...]

2018-04-16T21:55:01+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|60 Comments