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    How do I know if I am using the right employee contract?

    By Philip van den Heever on 14/02/20 12:33 PM

    An Employment Agreement is an agreement between an employer and an employee that sets out terms and conditions of employment. An Employment Agreement can only be amended or varied by agreement between the employee and the employer.

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    Safer Internet Day: 3 tips for your business

    By James Frank on 10/02/20 4:09 PM

    Tuesday 11th of February is Safer Internet Day. The purpose of Safer Internet Day is to continue to raise awareness about online safety by encouraging everyone to help create a safer and better internet.

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    What power do grandparents have in Family Law?

    By Kaitlyn Sheridan on 10/02/20 3:07 PM

    Grandparents often play a fundamental role in a child’s life from being their mentor, their friend, or even their main caregiver. During a family separation, there is usually a change in dynamics that occurs within the child’s extended family. In some cases, grandparents may become concerned about their grandchild’s wellbeing or safety or could be prevented from seeing their grandchildren.

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    Social media in the workplace: think twice before you post

    By Philip van den Heever on 25/10/19 3:47 PM

    Events in the past few months have drawn attention to the role of social media in our workplace. The Israel Folau case has again raised important questions such as: ‘to what extend can employees be disciplined and held accountable for comments made on social media sites?’ or ‘where is the line drawn between comments made in ‘personal time’ and comments made ‘in the workplace’?’ or  ‘when is something written under the disguise of ‘personal opinion’ or ‘freedom of speech’  in reality bullying and harassment, slander or defamation?’ 

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    MasterChef or MasterCrook?

    By Philip van den Heever on 24/07/19 3:31 PM

    George Calombaris, celebrity chef and famous judge on MasterChef Australia, through his Company, Made Establishment, has been found to have underpaid more than 500 staff to the tune of $7.8 million. Last week, under a court-enforceable undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman, the embattled chef and his company is required to pay $200,000.00 as a ‘contrition payment’. George has blamed ‘error’ in systems and processes.  

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