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Who, what, where with Susan Bryant

Who, what, where with Susan Bryant

15 January 2021

Susan tells us what she enjoys most about her work supporting departments and workgroups across the firm.

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Payroll tax audit activity surges as a result of data matching – watch out for these traps

Payroll tax audit activity surges as a result of data matching – watch out for these traps

14 January 2021

We have recently seen a surge in payroll tax audit activity as the state revenue authorities have received data from other sources, including the ATO and ASIC.

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No negligence in welfare management of emergency services worker on night of catastrophic fire

No negligence in welfare management of emergency services worker on night of catastrophic fire

8 January 2021

In Giles v State of Queensland [2020] QDC 332, the District Court of Queensland dismissed an injured worker’s claim on the basis the State was not negligent in its management and welfare checking during his attendance at a catastrophic fire.

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Can I sack my ex-partner?

Can I sack my ex-partner?

18 December 2020

My ex-partner is screaming at my staff, throwing tantrums in the tea room and has a client-losing attitude. Can I sack them?

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