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Employment & HR
Is It Illegal If I Do Not Pay My Staff Sick Leave?
Paying staff sick leave that employees are entitled to is extremely important. Read about the different factors that determine these responsibilities here.
What’s an Associated Entity?
Have you seen the phrase ‘associated entity’ used in business dealings? Read this article to learn about what it means in different contexts.
What Is the Legal Working Age in Australia?
The legal working age in Australia might not be what you think it is. Read this article to find out what the minimum age is to work, and what the legalities are.
My Employee Stopped Coming to Work, What do I do?
Has your employee stopped coming to work? Learn more about how to deal with absent employees and your rights and responsibilities.
Your Guide to Hiring Someone with a Disability
Australia's workforce has generally avoided hiring individuals with a disability, with only a third of businesses showing commitment. Read this article to find out about the benefits of hiring an individual with a disability.
Celebrity Chef George Calombaris to Pay Staff $7.8 Million in Unpaid Wages
Celebrity Chef George Calombaris has been ordered to pay $7.8 million in unpaid wages to his employees. Read about why this is surprisingly common in the hospitality industry.
Enterprise Agreement vs Employment Agreement (2019 Update)
An employment agreement is negotiated between you and your employee, whereas an enterprise agreement is negotiated by a Union on behalf of multiple workers.
What is Long Service Leave in Queensland? (2019 Update)
Have you been with your employer for a long time and want to take some time off? Here's what you need to know about long service leave (LSL) in Queensland.
5 Reasons to Negotiate Your Contracts Virtually
If you are an entrepreneur then virtual negotiations of contracts can be of benefit to your business. Here are five reasons why.
Employment Contracts: Are They Legally Required?
Although you are not legally required to provide an employment contract, you should do so. Keep reading to find out more.
Should I Hire Contractors?
Are you in the midst of expanding your workforce? Here are some points to consider when deciding whether hiring a contractor is the right move for you.
What is an Employment Separation Certificate (ESC)?
When applying for unemployment benefits, you may be asked for an Employment Separation Certificate. Read about it in this article.
What Happens if an Employee is Called for Jury Duty?
Has one of your employees been called for jury duty? Are you wondering what this involves? Read this article to learn about jury duty and how it affects the workplace.
What is The Role of Safe Work Australia? (2019 Update)
One of the worst things about workplace accidents is that a lot of them are preventable. Read about the role of Safe Work Australia (SWA) here.
Your Guide to Single Touch Payroll (STP)
Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new way of reporting tax & superannuation information to the ATO. This comprehensive guide provides a brief overview of STP.
5 Strategies to Resolve Conflict in the Workplace (2019 Update)
Learn the basic steps you can use to smooth over conflicts in the workplace and how these steps can improve workplace relations moving forward.
Can Employees Be Paid a Flat Hourly Rate?
Paying employees a flat hourly rate can be appealing to a business. Keep reading to find out if employers can pay these rates.
What business structure is right for you?
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Having the correct documents is essential to getting your business off to the right start. Read our comprehensive guide to find out what you'll need.
If you run an online business in Australia, it's likely that you will have to comply with the GDPR. Read about what that means here.
Want to protect the most valuable assets your business owns? Find out how to design and implement an effective IP strategy in this eGuide.
On probation but want to resign? Although probationary periods are common when starting a new job, the notice you are required to give when leaving varies.
Running a business inevitably involves spending money. If you want to raise money for your business, this eBook will show you how.