All Articles by Arnav Gandhi
Undisclosed Medical Conditions and Unfair Dismissal
What happens when you have to terminate the employment of an employee because they did not disclose a medical condition that substantially affects their ability to perform their job? AreRead More
Professional Employees Award 2020 — Key Changes for IT, Science & Auditing Employers
Recently, the Fair Work Commission made a notable amendment to the Professional Employees Award 2020 (‘the Award’). Awards are statutory agreements between employers and employee representative groups that cover key termsRead More
Uncovering the Changes in Unfair Contract Terms: A Guide for Businesses in Australia
Recently, the Government amended the Australian Consumer Law and the Australian Securities and Investment Act 2001 in order to provide additional protections for parties who sign up to unfair termsRead More
Are “shapemarks” actually distinguishing?
Companies have long had the ability to register “shapemarks”, which are a subset of trademarks that allow 3 dimensional shapes to receive trademark protection. This means competitors cannot copy orRead More
What is the Online Safety Act 2021?
On the 23rd of January 2022 , the Online Safety Act 2021 came into effect. The Act serves to bolster and expand existing online safety laws by providing a clearRead More
How should businesses deal with reviews?
Consumers who purchase goods and services often rely heavily on aggregated online reviews. Platforms such as Google, Tripadvisor and Yelp allow consumers to rate a business using a five starRead More
What is GST and why should I register for it?
What is GST? Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a 10% value added tax that is levied on most goods and services purchased in Australia. Usually, businesses who sell theseRead More
What should directors do when the company is insolvent?
Under the Corporations Act, directors must act in the best interests of their company and cannot use their position to make undisclosed gains. These obligations do not change if theRead More