Saturday, February 16, 2019

If you refuse to hire a criminal, you could be breaking the law

Originally published by Portner Press Discrimination on the basis of a candidate’s criminal record maybe unlawful unless it is based on...

Business owner defends staff after brutal remarks from customer

Originally published under Quest Community News Michael Pulvirenti never told anyone about the special needs of some of his employees. But an especially harsh...

Do you employ casuals? You need to know this

In October 2018, most modern awards were changed to include a model casual conversion clause. This clause has implications for businesses who...

New Report: Regulation and Legislation are the top risks for Australian businesses

Changes in regulation and legislation were identified as the top risks to businesses in 2019, according to Allianz Risk Barometer.

Unfairly dismissed miner reinstated after refusing duties

BHP Coal has been ordered to rehire a long-serving employee and give him $44,000 in lost earnings after the Fair Work Commission...

Gold Coast hit by brazen EFTPOS scams

Two customers to a Gold Coast cafe have brazenly scammed the business out of $2500 in a sophisticated scam using the merchant's...

Tips for small business to innovate and grow in 2019

The New Year is an excellent time for small business owners to reflect and reset for the year ahead.

Casual Conversion – Good for Employees, Bad for Employers?

In a recent announcement by Kelly O'Dwyer, the Federal Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, it was revealed that the Federal Government...

Are you sure you want to buy THAT business?

Many of us Queenslanders have felt the entrepreneurial pull of running our own business at one time or another. The attraction of...

Download CCIQ’s Definitive Guide to Employing Staff

In partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), we want to offer you the Definitive Guide to Employing Staff....

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New wage theft laws could land dodgy bosses in jail

Originally published via The Courier Mail Wage theft will soon be a crime in Queensland with the Palaszczuk Government...

Single Touch Payroll becomes law for all businesses after July 1

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is now mandatory for all businesses in Australia, after legislation passed through Parliament this week.

What Are the Proposed Changes to Franking Credits?

In March 2018, Labor Leader Bill Shorten announced that if Labor were to win the next federal election, they would plan to...