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Better protection for workers as new Fair Work law passes Parliament

Wednesday, 6th Sep 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James has welcomed the passing of new laws that will significantly enhance its capacity to take action in cases of exploitation of vulnerable workers.
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ACCC takes JJ Richards to court over alleged unfair contract terms

Wednesday, 6th Sep 2017
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd (JJ Richards) alleging that eight clauses in its standard form small business contract are void because they are unfair under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
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Maximum penalty and CDPP referral for labour-hire operator’s “appalling” treatment of visa holder

Monday, 4th Sep 2017
A Melbourne labour-hire operator who paid an apprentice overseas mechanic nothing for almost three months work has been hit with maximum penalties and referred to the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.
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Businesses get $6.6 million to launch their journey into global markets

Monday, 4th Sep 2017
11 Australian businesses will share in $6.6 million from the Accelerating Commercialisation element under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to help launch their innovative products, processes and services into domestic and international markets.
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ASIC's MoneySmart tips for home buyers

Monday, 4th Sep 2017
ASIC has launched a series of videos to help consumers make MoneySmart decisions when buying a home.
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InFocus September 2017 - Volume 26 Issue 8

Monday, 4th Sep 2017
The government has opened consultation on ways to modernise business registers as part of the National Business Simplification Initiative (NBSI)...
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ASIC's MoneySmart Tips September 2017

Monday, 4th Sep 2017
A free monthly e-newsletter with money tips and tools from ASIC's MoneySmart website.
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Thinking of earning extra income?

Monday, 4th Sep 2017
For some business owners, the sharing economy can be a good way to earn extra money and top up your existing income.
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