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COVID-19 Changes to awards for Hospitality, Clerks and Restaurants

Article By: Joey Tass, Lawyer Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney   The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to have far reaching and unprecedented impacts on both businesses and its employees. In order to address these issues and provide greater operational flexibility, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has implemented recent temporary variations to…

Relationship Separation During a Pandemic

Article By: Enis Goktepe, Partner Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney   As federal and state governments continually change the liberties available to us in response to this pandemic, where we can go and for what reason is continually changing on a seemingly weekly basis. Even if the gazetted restrictions allow for…

3 things your online retail website needs and why

Article By: Sarah Cappello, Partner Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney 3 things your online retail website needs and why. Terms & Conditions; We usually recommend all bricks and mortar businesses have clear T&C’s however it is even more important when selling online to make the terms of the transaction clear to…

“Hibernating” Family Law Property Settlement Proceedings during COVID-19

Article By: Enis Goktepe, Partner Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney Governments and economies are currently struggling to get to grips in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all seen varying commentary regarding the economic impacts of the pandemic, some say it is a recession, others say it is a great recession, while…

Commercial Leasing information during COVID-19

Article By: Sarah Cappello, Lawyer Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney COMMERCIAL LEASING – The PM has announced a potential six-month moratorium on evictions, in a bid to help small businesses survive the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The PM said late on Sunday that a series of principles had been…

Wage Subsidy information during COVID-19

Article By: Joey Tass, Lawyer Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney In some relieving news for businesses, the Australian Government has announced a $130 billion support package for businesses that are significantly affected by COVID-19 by way of wage subsidy payments for the next six months. The policy has been nicknamed the…

Immigration during COVID-19

Article By: Andrew Rowe, Migration Agent & Laura Andreazza, Lawyer Cappello Rowe Lawyers Griffith The current Covid-19 pandemic and the associated travel bans have created significant concerns for visa holders, especially holders of student or work visas and their employers/sponsors. This remains a developing situation as the Government continues to…

Debt in time of COVID-19 – recent changes to insolvency laws

Article By: Anastasia Balis, Lawyer Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney COVID-19 – Insolvency law changes The Commonwealth Government recently announced temporary changes to insolvency laws in light of COVID-19.   Purpose of changes The purpose of the changes is to provide temporary relief for financially distressed individuals and businesses, by avoiding…

Workplace health and Safety – COVID-19 – What should employers do?

Article By: Joey Tass Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney Employers have a duty under work health and safety laws to provide information to employees about health and safety in the workplace. It is imperative for employers to provide regular updates to their employees about the status of COVID-19 that are consistent…

Free COVID-19 Work From Home Policy and Checklist

Article By: Sarah Cappello Cappello Rowe Lawyers Sydney Cappello Rowe Lawyers are here to help you manage your workplace obligations. In these challenging times businesses are adapting and allowing employees to work remotely. Make sure you are properly covered! Download our FREE Work From Home Policy and Checklist to implement…