Essential mental health first aid training for workplaces and managing ill and injured employees

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Did you know that compliance with WH&S laws is essential for all employers? You might be surprised to know that this includes taking reasonable steps to protect employees from mental illness. Just like First Aid Officers, all employers should have a suitably qualified Mental Health First Aid Officer onboard Our two day mental health first… Read more »

Essential mental health first aid training for workplaces

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Did you know that compliance with WH&S laws is essential for all employers? You might be surprised to know that this includes taking reasonable steps to protect employees from mental illness. Just like First Aid Officers, all employers should have a suitably qualified Mental Health First Aid Officer onboard Our two day mental health first… Read more »

Are the business premises you own or lease a safe workplace? Employer obligations under property and WHS laws

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There is a strong relationship between property management and meeting the high standards for providing a safe workplace under the workplace health and safety laws. As an employer, whether you own or lease your business premises, there are numerous issues that can arise under both property and WHS laws if you do not follow the… Read more »

Are your casual employees truly casual? A recent case means they may be entitled to paid leave

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In this quarterly briefing we will discuss the recent important decision handed down by the Full Federal Court that determined a casual employee under an enterprise agreement was entitled to paid annual leave and sick leave notwithstanding being employed as a casual and receiving a casual loading. We will also discuss recent developments in calculating… Read more »

Brisbane Midday – Capital or revenue – is the ATO moving the line in their draft guidance on property development?

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When a landowner sells a property, the income tax treatment will generally fall into either capital account or revenue account. This will then affect the GST treatment of the sale. The difference in the amount of tax payable can be significant, and may affect the client’s decision to sell the property. The ATO has recently… Read more »

How to effectively draft compliant HR policies

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This program will assist participants to draft and implement compliant and effective HR policies to increase workplace flexibility, set boundaries of appropriate workplace behaviour and reduce the legal risks when disciplining or terminating employees for policy breach. Topics for discussion include: the fundamentals of HR compliance the pitfalls in policy content and how to remedy… Read more »

Brisbane evening – Good estate planning is more than just a Will – what happens when it isn’t done properly?

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More and more clients have structures and superannuation entitlements, so thinking outside the square of a Will is vital at estate planning time. In fact, the Will can sometimes be the least important estate planning document, and fights about other arrangements are the new frontier in estate disputes. So what are the other things we… Read more »

Brisbane midday – Good estate planning is more than just a Will – what happens when it isn’t done properly?

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More and more clients have structures and superannuation entitlements, so thinking outside the square of a Will is vital at estate planning time. In fact, the Will can sometimes be the least important estate planning document, and fights about other arrangements are the new frontier in estate disputes. So what are the other things we… Read more »