Our workplace legislation has been amended as from 27 March 2021 to provide for more certainty as to who is a casual employee, and consequential issues including concerning NES entitlements and conversion to permanent employment. Under the amendments, a person will be a casual employee if the offer of employment is on the basis that […]

Well it’s all a bit confusing but here are some resources that might help https://www.health.qld.gov.au/system-governance/legislation/cho-public-health-directions-under-expanded-public-health-act-powers/restrictions-for-queensland And a simplified version https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions/restrictions-for-queensland But if you have been in an affected area since 8AM on 20 March, then you are to follow the main restrictions https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions/restrictions-impacted-areas These restrictions still allow movement for certain purposes, including working at an […]

Could be…lots of things can change that might affect your will, other than your children or grandchildren annoying you. Here are just a few: bankruptcy of a beneficiary – you wouldn’t want your estate going to their creditors, right? matrimonial issues with a beneficiary – if you die, that property pool their lawyers are arguing […]

Online reviews are a great resource for businesses.  Customers tend to trust online reviews and online review sites. The problem arises however that a business might have hundreds of content customers who do not leave online reviews, but unhappy customers have a lot of motivation to post online reviews, as a result of which the […]