Employment law

IMPORTANT WORKPLACE LAW PRECEDENT & MORE

IMPLIED TERM OF MUTUAL TRUST AND CONFIDENCE The recent Federal Court decision of Commonwealth Bank... read more

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5 Things you Didn’t Know About Being an Employer

  Being an Australian employer is tough and employment law is complex, keeping on top of all the... read more

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Ben Thompson CEO at Employment Innovations (EI)
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Great article Ben! I established Custodian Safety Services an OHS consultancy specialising in providing occupational health and safety related support to SME's that have need professional advice but cannot afford to employ a full time adviser. We provide an affordable solution to the problem. Quite often we work with small businesses that make it over the first hurdles in employment you outlined above only to encounter the next set of hurdles in continual OHS managment when the business grows and production and employees doubles or trebles!
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Independent Contractor…. Or Employee?

Independent contractors are often engaged as a convenient way to cater for the changing needs of a... read more

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This argument also comes to the forefront when accidents resulting in injury to supposed - 'independent contractors' occurs. Businesses using the 'independent contractors' often get a nasty surprise when they find themselves liable for the contractors injuries and return to work costs. I've seen on so many occasions business owners sweating over whether their insurers will cover the costs.
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Preparing for 2013

Australia’s economic conditions are predicted by some to take a downward turn in 2013, meaning... read more

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Wendy HuangFull Time Blogger and YouTuber at A Custom Blog in 4 Minutes
Thanks for these helpful tips Ben, I am guilty of shopping from the US way too much. It's a vicious cycle because it doesn't make it easier for retailers here to make a profit.