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Should we just google it?

In days gone by, when people sought answers to life’s questions, they may have asked their elders, referred to a text book or encyclopaedia or even attempted problem solving through trial and error. Now, the vast majority of people when faced with any type of problem will “just google it”. Most would assume that is

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Beware the corporate trustee

The recent decision of the Victorian Supreme Court in Re Western Port Holdings Pty Ltd [2017] is a timely reminder of the issues insolvency practitioners can face in appointments involving corporate trustees. This matter concerned an application by the deed administrators of Western Port Holdings Pty Ltd (the Company) for orders to be appointed as

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The truth isn’t always in the title – Commission makes important decision on award coverage

The Fair Work Commission recently considered whether a Regional Director of a multi-national real estate company could bring an unfair dismissal application, despite the Director earning above the high income threshold. Mr James Kaufman (the Applicant) was made redundant from his position in December 2016 and subsequently commenced unfair dismissal proceedings claiming his dismissal was

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