March 9, 2020

Our firm has recently experienced an increase in clients who are concerned about the concept of ‘whistleblowing’ and who have approached us for advice regarding their Public Interest Disclosure status (PID status).

Relevantly, whistleblower legislation continues to rem...

September 23, 2019

Employment law can seem overwhelming, particularly if you’re a new business without knowledge or experience of HR. When you’re committing to hiring staff, it’s important to be aware of your rights, their rights, and ultimately, what you need to do to ensure you, they,...

  

It’s always been difficult to obtain clarity on the boundaries between home and work – increasingly so in the 21st century when our lives are becoming increasingly public. When does behaviour that happens out of hours affect the reputation of our workplace and o...

Workplaces must be careful to be properly informed where employee’s privacy is concerned. While surveillance and drug testing is allowable in the workplace in certain circumstances, it must be carried out in accordance with strict guidelines.

Surveillance

Surveillance in...

April 2, 2019

Following from our previous article about the commencement of the Modern Slavery Act we provide this update for our commercial clients.

On Friday 29 March 2019, the Government released the draft modern slavery act reporting entity guidance. This 73 page guide, provides...

August 21, 2018

The last few weeks saw some significant employment law cases decided, important decisions handed down which may impact your business.

·       An employer in the Security Industry was personally fined heavily because of breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009 (the “Act”), whi...

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