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IR Claims Family Harry and Meghan

Miles Heffernan and the IR Claims Family says the recent royal sideshow highlights the difficulties of working in family firms. Of course, The British royals, who actually refer to themselves as ‘The Firm’, are a special case given the relentless focus on the gilded cage they live in. But Miles says, we can still learn …

wage gougers international students

Miles Heffernan says a recent incident at Adelaide’s Gouger Street demonstrates the particular vulnerability of international students to wage gougers. However, as he explains, Australian laws provide protections for all employees in this country, regardless of their residency status. Recent viral footage of an incident at Adelaide’s Fun Tea Cafe highlighted the issue of wage …

unfair dismissal rights at work ir claims discrimination fair work termination letter

Have you been accused of serious misconduct at work? Many workers find themselves sacked for serious misconduct, but don’t know what it means, or what their rights are. Employers often accuse workers of serious misconduct for breaching minor company policy. In certain instances, sacked workers are eligible to file unfair dismissal claims. Serious misconduct rights …

the atrium lutwyche aged care retirement village brisbane queensland

The Atrium Lutwyche, on Brisbane’s inner northside, is offering our over-60s the chance to downsize in style while staying in the area they know. The boutique retirement community, which opened in February at 15 High Street, Lutwyche, offers chic one and two bedroom apartments coupled with resort-style facilities just 4km from the city. The Atrium’s …

Gay Massage Therapist Brisbane

There are a range of options when it comes to getting a gay massage therapist around Brisbane  When most guys think of sensual or erotic massage, they can’t help but joke about happy endings. There’s a general consensus that this category of massage is strictly sexual, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. What …

1800forked miles heffernan worker advocate ir claims job keeper

In another example of an employer exploiting the JobKeeper wage subsidy, a hotel sacked a worker for refusing to work extra hours. Emma Scealy worked front of house at Hobart’s Customs House Hotel for a year. In March, the hotel told staff it would determine which staff to keep during the coronavirus shutdown. Management then …

joshua hart brisbane wedding celebrant

Brisbane celebrant Josh Hart specialises in creating memories designing tailor made ceremonies for life events from the cradle to the grave. As a marriage celebrant, Josh ensures a ceremony that reflects the happy couple whether a small intimate gathering or a larger formal ceremony. After all, a wedding day is one of the most memorable …

volunteer firefighters compensation stock photo bushfires

Volunteers fighting the current national bushfire crisis around Australia should receive compensation for their time, according to leading industrial advocate Miles Heffernan. His comments come after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced some volunteers would become eligible for payments to compensate them for lost income during time away from their regular employment. The bushfire payments Earlier …

cole nayler pluses4u ndis lgbtiq pride business network brisbane queensland

Pluses4U specialises in providing services for members of the LGBTIQ communities wishing to access services from the NDIS. Cole Naylor from Pluses4U (pictured) said he looks after the needs of people with intellectual, mental health and physical disabilities who look to access the NDIS. As doctors are not well-trained in completing the documentation required, Pluses4U …

delaney and delaney brisbane law firm lawyers

In practice since 1915, Delaney & Delaney enjoy a longstanding reputation as one of the most innovative and results-driven firms in Brisbane. Assisting clients with individual and sometimes complex legal issues, the firm’s key practice areas are family law, wills and estates law, property law and commercial/business law. Fiona Kennedy, Principal Solicitor and Accredited Family …

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