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An End to Systematic and Deliberate Exploitation of Workers

If you are a franchisor and you engage contractors, this affects you. Here’s what you can expect now that the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill has been passed.

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Getting Real Around Contracting

We simply cannot agree with the continuing unsupported theories that being an employee is ‘better’ than being a contractor.

By Tony McGarvey Read more

The FWO Inquiry into Charity Collections and What It Means for You

On the 6th October last year, after a series of media reports on the Fundraising sector, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) published a media release announcing that an Inquiry into charity collections was underway.

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Working Part-time on a Restricted Visa Offers Freedom

‘Gig’ work is a rapidly growing area in Australia for people in need of more flexibility and choice when it comes to their working situation.

By Tony McGarvey Read more

Video: Meet Team Certica®

Get to know the people behind Australia’s leading independent contractor management company in this short video.

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7 Essential Tax Tips for Independent Contractors

The end of the financial year (EOFY) means tackling your tax return. For contractors, especially first-timers, tax time can feel overwhelming – but it doesn’t have to be.

By Grace Ross Read more

Use of Bunnings’ ABN Shows Need for Better, Stronger System

Tradies have reportedly been fraudulently using ABNs that don’t belong to them, including that of Bunnings, prompting calls for an overhaul of the ABN system.

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The Death of Franchising as We Know It? Vulnerable Workers Bill

How will the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 impact franchise businesses? Here’s an overview.

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