Master chef’s blunder: Payroll error leaves up to $2.6M owing

Minor payroll and employment errors can lead to significant issues for employers, as MasterChef judge, George Calombaris, has recently discovered. An error in the payroll system of Mr Calombaris’s company, MAdE Establishment Group, lead to up to 430 employees being underpaid as a result of a misclassification of employees and a miscalculation of how overtime

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Wat’s Happening with…. Burgers, Best Mates and Business Gone Bad

Business relationships go bad. Unfortunately it happens. People who set out with the best of intentions and the best of friendships can find themselves locked in bitter disputes over business assets. This can be a result of changes in their lives, their relationships or the business itself, and often cannot be foreseen. As Business Lawyers

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The Risk of Outdated Employment Policies?

Employees should have policies that are consistent with the Employment legislation in the correct jurisdiction. In New South Wales the Fair Work Act applies. Inconsistent policies expose an employer to risks of not complying with the legislation and incurring penalties. The case of Scullin v Coffey Projects (Australia) Pty Ltd highlights what can happen if an employer follows outdated policies.

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