Are you sure you are paying your employees what they are entitled to? You could be committing a criminal offence – unpacking the new wage theft laws

October 6th, 2020|

In this article, we look at how the new ‘wage theft’ amendments to the Criminal Code (Queensland) came to be and what they mean for employers. What is wage theft? [...]

Introducing our preferred Insurance Broker Partner – Austbrokers Coast to Coast

September 21st, 2020|

In addition to being structured in an appropriate way to minimise your risks when operating your business, having the right insurance in place for your business is critical. An integral [...]

Moratorium on Commercial Lease Evictions

September 17th, 2020|

The State Government has announced an extension of the moratorium on evictions for commercial leaseholders to the end of 2020. A copy of the press release is attached. The press [...]

Getting dusted for having a house cleaner

September 16th, 2020|

Do you employ people around your home for example, someone who comes to clean your house or tends to your garden regularly. Did you know, you could be at risk [...]

Workplace Relations Consultation Offer

September 10th, 2020|

Workplace Relations Consultation Offer For September Active Law is offering a 30 minute telephone consultation PLUS an employment ‘health check’ which allows you to assess your compliance for only $106 [...]

Fixed Legal Fees Promotion

September 8th, 2020|

For a limited time only we are offering fixed price legal fees for business sales, purchases and reviews of the REIQ Business Sale contract. This great offer is only open [...]

Active Law – what else we do

August 16th, 2020|

Our expertise in Business, Property and Workplace Law is complemented by our ability to provide commercially effective advice, as well as practical strategies and solutions across the areas of:    [...]

Pro-Active Newsflash: the new ‘consumer’ and what that means for business

July 28th, 2020|

Coming into effect as of 1 July 2021 (yes, that’s not till next year but read on…), the financial threshold to determine whether a person is a ‘consumer’ within the [...]

Fair Work Ombudsman announces its priority list – Are you on the list?

July 13th, 2020|

On 13 July 2020, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) announced its strategic priorities for the 2020-2021 financial year. These priorities are in addition to providing workplace support through the COVID-19 [...]

DINs for life – The introduction of Director Identification Numbers

July 7th, 2020|

The federal government is bringing in a new regime whereby every company director will be assigned a lifetime unique “Director Identification Number” or “DIN”.     Why? One of the driving [...]