New (Temporary) Employment Rules During COVID-19

Australian parliaments and the policy arms of government agencies have never worked so hard since Australia declared there to be a COVID-19 pandemic. As COVID-19 creates havoc with lives, businesses and the economy, there has been a raft of changes regulating employment including temporary changes to annual leave and new pandemic leave in awards, JobKeeper Enabling Directions in the Fair Work Act, COVIDSafe App protections and more.

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Returning to ‘Normal’ Business Operations: Key Things to Consider

This article suggests issues that organisations may wish to consider as they return to the ‘new normal’ as COVID-19 restrictions are gradually lifted.

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COVID-19 —Temporary Relief for Directors from Duty to Prevent Insolvent Trading

A new section 588GAAA has been inserted into the Corporations Act 2001 to provide temporary relief for directors concerning their personal liability for insolvent trading. The temporary relief does not apply to a director’s other common law and statutory duties.

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How Will Your Organisation Continue to Operate During a Pandemic?

How Will Your Organisation Continue to Operate During a Pandemic?

We are now seeing the economic and social effects of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia, particularly in terms of public health controls. Some of these are quarantine, self-isolation and international travel restrictions. If we assume that the virus will continue to spread throughout Australia, then organisations need to plan how to manage significant numbers of staff being unable to attend work, and how to continue to serve clients and investors.

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