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Lawyer advocates open-minded approach to ‘wage theft’ debate

A Sydney insolvency lawyer has called for a considered stance and open-minded policy discussion on criminalising errors in remuneration, particularly for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) that are more hard pressed financially than bigger firms. Ben Sewell, principal at specialist law firm and consultancy Sewell & Kettle, is concerned that …

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ACCC focuses on unfair contract terms for small businesses

The ACCC says unfair contract terms are a “key focus” in its latest ‘Small Business in Focus’ report. The twice-yearly report provides an update on key developments in the small business, franchising, and agriculture sectors. It also reports on the ACCC’s continued actions to protect small businesses against terms in a …

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Small business groups call for ‘critical’ workplace law reform

Employsure and the Small Business Association of Australia (SBAA) have announced a new partnership to advocate two key areas of workplace reform. Ed Mallett, founder and Managing Director of Employsure, in partnership with CEO of SBAA Anne Nalder are joining forces to propose the need for the simplification of Australia’s …

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