Cheryl-Anne Laird, Head of the HR and IR Division at Mazars

The workplace should be one that is safe and free from discrimination, bullying and harassment. To help ensure the workplace is safer for employees, a new bill comes in effect today which aims to prevent sexual harassment.… Read more

Paul Brennan, Principal, Brennans Solicitors

You’ve tried everything including mediation to settle a dispute, but nothing’s worked. Despite the costs involved, and the time and emotional energy required, court action sometimes seems the only way forward.… Read more

Stuart Robert, Federal Small Business Minister

There have been some big changes to regulations for franchising in 2021, with alterations to the way disputes are resolved, and new disclosure requirements the government says will adjust the balance of power in the relationship between franchisees and franchisors.… Read more