The law relating to unfair dismissal claims is contained in the Fair Work Act 2009. Unfair dismissal claims are commenced by filing an Unfair Dismissal Application with the Fair Work Commission. However, an Application can only be made within 21 calendar days of the date the dismissal takes effect.Read article
Insolvency law is a highly technical area, and the outcomes that can be achieved are often limited where advice is not sought until the 11th hour. Being proactive and seeking early legal and/or accounting advice is key to ensure the best possible outcome.
In this article, we will provide you with an overview of unfair preference claims, their possible consequences, and what you should do if you receive a demand for an unfair preference claim.
Given the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, the casualties will inevitably include businesses as well as individuals. We have all heard of businesses citing COVID-19 as the cause of, or contributing to, their insolvency.
On 19 September 2017 amendments, to the Corporations Act 2001 commenced which create a “safe harbour” for Directors to protect them from personal liability for debts incurred by an insolvent company in certain circumstances.
The appointment of a Liquidator to wind up a Company that is unable to pay its debts is a significant enforcement option and equivalent with Bankruptcy for individuals.