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What Australia’s new sexual harassment policies mean for your workplace
Following recommendations provided in the 2020 Respect@Work report produced by the Australian Human Rights Commission, there are new policies regarding sexual harassment and discrimination within the workplace to be implementedRead More
Is it More Advantageous to Hire an Employee on a Casual or a Part Time Basis?
When hiring a new employee it may be difficult to determine whether to hire them on a casual or a part time contract. Each has its benefits and its drawbacks.Read More
What is a Trust Deed?
A Trust deed is a legal document that comprises and sets out the terms and conditions of creating and managing a trust. It involves the objective of the trust establishedRead More
What is ASIC’s Enhanced Regulatory Sandbox?
The word sandbox originally means an area for children to play and experiment with new things. In the Fintech industry, a regulatory sandbox is known to be a testing spaceRead More
What Legal Documents Are Needed For A Share Sale?
Proper documentation must be prepared so that the legal formalities for a share sale are adhered to. This ensures an effective transfer of title to shares. Sale of shares canRead More
A guide to International Businesses setting up in Australia
International businesses that wish to set up in Australia will need to be mindful of three key things: structuring their business, employee management, and taxation requirements. There will also beRead More
What is a subsidiary company?
It is often helpful for a business to divide up their assets and liabilities by creating new companies. This can be an effective way of limiting financial liability. The businessRead More
How does Gardening Leave Work?
Gardening leave is colloquially known as paid leave for an employee who has resigned or has been given notice of termination. What Happens During Gardening Leave? During the period ofRead More