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If you are a director or former director of a company and the company does not meet its pay as you go (PAYG) withholding, goods and services tax (GST) or super guarantee charge (SGC) obligations, the … [Read more...] about How to avoid director penalty notices
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In order to make a claim for unfair dismissal, one of the pre-conditions to be satisfied is that the employee must have served the statutory minimum employment period – for those engaged by a “small … [Read more...] about THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING ACCURATE EMPLOYMENT RECORDS