Small Business Resources
Preparing for Shutdown Periods: Essential Updates in Employment Law
As we approach the end of the year, it’s crucial for businesses to be aware of the recent employment law updates, particularly those affecting shutdown periods. On 22 December 2022,Read More
Difference between a Memorandum of Understanding, Memorandum of Agreement and Contract
The difference between a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and a contract is that only contracts legally bind parties to an agreement. Both memorandums can beRead More
Tax Saving Hacks Many Businesses Often Miss
Did you know that 93% of small businesses overpay their taxes yearly? That’s almost like buying a lavish gift for someone you’ve never met! It’s understandable, though. With the complexityRead More
Advancing Fair Work: Australia’s Third Tranche of Industrial Relations Law Reforms
The last year has seen many changes to workplace and industrial relations law. Already, two sets of industrial reforms have been introduced. The first has focused on improving job security,Read More
What happens if I ask my employee to work more than 38 hours per week?
Understanding the laws and rules about employer and employee rights can be a bit tricky. Without even knowing it, these rules can be easily broken. Can an employer ask theirRead More
How does my company issue shares?
A private company (otherwise known as a Proprietary Limited company) can create and issue shares even if you are not listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. If you own aRead More
Disability Discrimination: Working While Vision Impaired
Vision impairment is not uncommon in Australia. It’s estimated that around 453,000 people in Australia are blind or have low vision, and this number may increase to 564,000 by 2030.Read More
What is a Garnishee Order?
A garnishee order is a method of enforcing a court judgment, allowing the recovery of money from the judgment debtor. Therefore, if a party has had a judgment made inRead More