Employment Law Changes from (or around) 1 July 2020 – Brief Overview

We briefly outline below the changes relating to employment that apply on or around 1 July.

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Fraud, Corruption and Whistleblower Risks

This is the second part in a series of articles exploring COVID-19 Key Risks. The first part was on Business Continuity Risk in a Pandemic.

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Business Continuity Risk in a Pandemic

This is the first part in a series of articles exploring COVID-19 Key Risks.

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

Preparation for the Return to Normal Work Premises A few weeks ago, many organisations sent their staff home as they rapidly implemented working from home arrangements to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This was done with relatively little difficulty for organisations that were mainly office-based and if employees had ready access to reliable IT and home facilities. More effort was required by organisations in relation to addressing IT infrastructure read more

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

The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) inserted section 588GAAA into the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) with effect from 25 March 2020. read more

An Organisation’s Privacy Obligations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has provided a plethora of new issues to be considered, as well as old issues needing to be addressed in new ways. Privacy is at the fore of this, as organisations consider issues of working from home, worker safety, and potential staff stand-downs. Health information needs to be collected to keep workers safe, and inappropriate disclosure of personal information can still cause serious harm. Organisations need to balance all these considerations read more