Employee or Contractor?

Current as of May 2016   The employment laws in Australia can be onerous for small businesses. This has led to many arguments over whether you should employ staff as an employee or as a contractor. There are numerous benefits of engaging a contractor instead of employing an employee, however when you hire a worker, forget the common myth that … Read More

CAN YOU STOP EX-EMPLOYEES FROM STEALING YOUR BUSINESS?

Current as of July 2015   Yes and no. The employment relationship should always be documented. An employment contract prepared by a solicitor is the best option. A good employment engagement letter can also suffice in certain circumstances, but it may not be good enough when something goes wrong. If you want to restrict your employees from doing something after … Read More