FREE webinar – Wednesday 26 June @1pm Employment law audits: Is your business compliant? Yes, this webinar is about employment law audits – aka workplace health checks. Before you stare off into the middle distance, just hear us out… An employment law audit is an opportunity to check that you are meeting your obligations as an …Read more »
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BlandsLaw is a boutique law firm providing advice in employment and commercial law to the Australian business sector.
Our people have a wealth of experience in business and industry, both in Australia and overseas. We are also deeply knowledgeable in the ever-changing areas of workplace law and social media.
In short, we are a small firm with big life experience.
You receive intelligent and practical advice from BlandsLaw, designed to reduce your risk and increase your opportunities.
You can get on with developing and growing your business in the confidence that your legal requirements are being fully met.
Fair Work Commission’s minimum wage panel released its 2013 Annual Minimum Wage Decision on Monday, 3 June 2013, signifying an increase in both the minimum wage and superannuation rate. The FWC decision increases the national minimum wage to $622.20 per week, or $16.37 per hour. This constitutes an increase of $15.80 per week or 41 …Read more »
Register now for webinar: How to manage employee performance and avoid bullying claims for information and tools you can use in your workplace. Get in quick for an early bird rate and the chance to have your question answered during the session! This webinar – on 22 May at 1pm AEST and hosted by Andrew Bland – is one …Read more »
More often than we’d like, we see clients as employers receiving bullying claims in response to their attempts at employee performance management. These unfortunate situations can sometimes arise from an employer simply mishandling, or neglecting to, manage performance correctly. In this article we outline what does and does not constitute bullying in the workplace, and …Read more »
The recent Fair Work Commission decision in Mr Georg Thomas v InfoTrak Pty Ltd T/A InfoTrak  FWC 1134 highlights the importance for employers of considering both the substance and the process surrounding redundancy. In this case, Mr Thomas, an Operations Manager of an IT company, brought an unfair dismissal case alleging that his redundancy …Read more »