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Employer fined $240K for non-payment of statutory entitlements

In a recent case before the Federal Circuit Court, a judge has set penalties of $240,000.00 against a company and its director, for failing to pay a worker’s full wages, public holiday rates and an [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Employment Law, Topical Issues|0 Comments

COVID-19 update

From our desks... It seems timely in this uncertain environment to send you our newsletter to let you know that we are still here and working for our clients at Havilah Legal. Like so [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: havilah events|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Employers’ Obligations

The outbreak of COVID-19 has given rise to issues that every employer must address, including employee entitlements and health and safety obligations. Some of the key issues are addressed below. Employers can direct employees who [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Employment Law, Topical Issues|0 Comments

Have I got a ‘Risky Business’ or is Risk Management just another layer of Red Tape?

Why is a Risk Management ‘framework’ important?  No matter what the business decisions or activity, there is inherent risk at every step of the way.  A business needs to manage its risks because they have [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Business Law|0 Comments

Special Offer on Wills at Havilah Legal

Havilah Legal is offering a special rate for wills. $499 - One Simple will $825 - Two Simple (‘mirror’) wills for partners $999 - Two simple mirror wills + two Enduring Powers of Attorney - for all four [...]

By | September 9th, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning|0 Comments

Employers may soon face jail over wage theft under proposed new laws

On 18 July 2019, celebrity chef George Calombaris was hit with a $200,000 fine for underpaying $7.83 million in wages to over 500 current and former employees. Industrial Relations Minister Christian Porter, who is also [...]

By | September 9th, 2019|Categories: Employment Law|0 Comments