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Are Employees Required To Supply Health Information To Employers?

Employment Law March 19, 2015

Are Employees Required To Supply Health Information To Employers?

This is a question which comes up quite often and employees are often concerned about the privacy of their health information and may be reluctant to provide that information. Employers have a duty to provide a safe work place and a safe system of work and a safe workplace for all employees. The Fair Work Commission has recently considered this exact point in a case between Colombine and GEO Group…

How to Leave Your Christmas Party with Your Dignity (And Job)

Articles Employment Law December 8, 2014

How to Leave Your Christmas Party with Your Dignity (And Job)

Christmas is coming....and while the staff are jolly, HR departments are shaking at the knees facing the impending Office Christmas Party. So here’s your guide to avoid post-party problems and steer well clear of a discrimination claim. Don’t drink too much.  We all know that staff member that had a few too many at last year’s office party... and proceeded to take three days sick leave. Know your limits and…

The Bizarre Bomb Hoaxes of Uk Barrister Michael Shrimpton

Criminal Law December 2, 2014

The Bizarre Bomb Hoaxes of Uk Barrister Michael Shrimpton

Michael Shrimpton’s  criminal trial continues as he defends two counts of making bomb hoaxes. In 2012 he called the Defence Secretary warning him that the Queen would be blown up with a nuclear bomb. He alleged this bomb had been stolen from a sunken Russian Ship by German terrorists, smuggled into the UK, and was going to be used in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Shrimpton claimed he…

Does Aylward Game Use E CONVEYANCING

Conveyancing November 18, 2014

Does Aylward Game Use E CONVEYANCING

On the 1st April 2014 Queensland will follow suit with many of the other leading states and begin the long anticipated E-Conveyancing. Aylward Game Solicitors will be jumping on board as soon as the E-Conveyancing gates open, and we are currently looking at becoming registered for PEXA (Property Exchange Australia).  We will provide our clients and colleagues with further updates on e-conveyancing once these arrangements progress, however in the meantime…

Time Is Of the Essence in Conveyancing Contracts

Conveyancing October 17, 2014

Time Is Of the Essence in Conveyancing Contracts

The recent Queensland Supreme Court Case of Simpson and Others –v- Jackson is a timely reminder of the importance of ensuring that when you have a Contract to purchase property that you take very careful note of the various time limits set out within the Contract. In this case there was a Building and Pest Inspection condition which expired on the 09 December 2013 at 5:00pm. At 4:57pm on the…

Purchaser’s Conveyancing Checklist

Conveyancing September 29, 2014

Purchaser’s Conveyancing Checklist

1. Contract of sale Your solicitor should: order a title search and registered plan search, notify the seller’s solicitor they are acting, and prepare transfer documents for the seller to sign. You should: take out building and public liability insurance, organise building and pest inspections and send them to your solicitor, organise unconditional finance and inform your solicitor of who, where and contact details, and inform your solicitor of the…

Commercial Properties Selling or Leasing

Property Law July 29, 2014

Commercial Properties Selling or Leasing

For any Commercial Property Owners who are planning to sell or sublease their Commercial premises it is important to ensure that you remember to comply with the requirements of the Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act as the penalties for non-compliance can include fines of up to $170,000.00. The Act applies to Commercial office buildings which are used for administrative, professional or clerical activities, which are for sale, lease or sub…

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Articles Courts July 29, 2014

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Whilst in general we are keen to encourage clients to consider various means of alternative dispute resolution rather than proceeding to Court, we don’t think that a rather novel approach adopted by a lawyer in Kazakhstan is likely to catch on in Australia. ‘The Mirror’ news paper in the UK reports that a Lawyer Evgeniy Tankov, was appearing in Court and was apparently unhappy with the way the Case was…

Self Managed Superannuation and Estate Planning

Property Law July 29, 2014

Self Managed Superannuation and Estate Planning

There are a significant amount of Self Managed Superannuation Funds in existence in Australia and ensuring that they are properly managed and administered is a very important task. For any one who does have a Self Managed Superannuation Fund it is absolutely essential that they develop a comprehensive Estate Plan and as part of that process it is vital that they ensure that they attend to the preparation of an…

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Criminal Law July 29, 2014

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The recent decision of the Full Federal Court in the appeal in Richardson –v- Oracle Corporation Australia means the potential penalties for Employers who fail to take comprehensive steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace have increased significantly. The court found that Oracle was vicariously liable for the conduct of Mr Randol Tucker in sexually harassing another employee, Rebecca Richardson. At first instance the Federal Court awarded Ms Richardson…

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