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  • Jul 21
    From the Chief Executive - 21 July 2017

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    From the Chief Executive - 21 July 2017 This week we released our latest Survey of Business Trends and Prospects which showed 35 per cent of our surveyed members are experiencing difficulty in hiring skilled workers. This is not a new issue facing Victorian businesses, but it does reveal how...
  • Jul 20
    Payment surcharging – rules changing from 1 Sept

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    Do you currently impose a surcharge on customers who pay by card?  If you are a small business, you need to be aware that new rules will soon limit how much you can charge. Recent changes to the Consumer Credit Act have imposed a ban on businesses from charging payment surcharges that are...
  • Jul 20
    The Victorian Government recently announced a $200 million Future Industries Fund

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    The Victorian Government recently announced a $200 million Future Industries Fund to support high growth industry sectors that are critical to securing Victoria’s future as a competitive, innovative and outward looking economy. The Government has identified six industry sectors that have...
  • Jul 20
    Reinstatement awarded for a failure to create and implement a return to work plan

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    An Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse has been reinstated following her successful Unfair Dismissal application to the Fair Work Commission.
  • Jul 20
    Fair Work Commission grant extension of time when wrong form lodged

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    An ex-employee has been granted an extension of time to lodge an application for unfair dismissal, after submitting his application on the incorrect form.

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