October 24, 2016

Changes to the Law on Unfair Contract Terms will come into effect from 12 November 2016

Between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2014 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC“) was contacted by 1,375 small businesses to complain about unfair contracts. […]
September 23, 2016

Directors and advisers can be sued for a company’s wrongdoing – Fair Work and third-party liability

In a first of its kind, the Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced proceedings against an accounting firm for their involvement in contraventions of workplace laws committed by […]
September 7, 2015

Freedom of Tweet

Rights of Employees and Employers regarding Social Media Use The line between our private and public life has blurred once again. Recent decisions of the Fair […]
September 3, 2015

R.I.P. WorkCover NSW

Health and safety in the workplace has a new regulator – SafeWork NSW As we say goodbye to winter for another year, we also bid farewell […]
August 14, 2015

Video Killed the Really Old Law

For the first time EVER the New South Wales Supreme Court has allowed a codicil recorded by video to be admitted into probate. But don’t reach […]