$500,000 fine for failure to comply with mandatory standards

Netherlands, a front runner in child labour prevention

Recently the Dutch senate established itself as a progressive frontrunner in combating child labour practices in global supply chains by voting to adopt the Child Labour Due Diligence Bill.  The...

Lease renewals – Why timing is everything!

Just because there’s an option in your lease to roll over, is it really the best option for your business?The question “Should I stay or should I go?” is one that should be considered carefully, even...
Gladwin Legal are specialist retail lawyers who can assist with the sale and purchase of a business

Why businesses are investing in legal operations

As the retail space becomes increasingly complex, more and more retailers are turning to legal operations to safeguard their business from costly mishaps. How can Legal Operations help? Legal...
Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Australian competition and consumer law provides protection against unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, making them void. Standard form contracts are not legislatively defined, but gener...
Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Last year, NSW legislation came into effect requiring gift cards to have a minimum expiry period of 3 years.  In a similar vein, Federal legislation passed on 25 October 2018, amending the Compet...
Michael Kors acquires Versace

Michael Kors acquires Versace

Every now and then it’s great to spoil yourself with that luxury product that you have had your eye on, and surprisingly many well-loved high-end brands are owned or being purchased by companies that...
Do you employ casual workers

Do you employ casual workers?

From 1 October 2018, casual employees falling under specified Modern Awards have a right to request a permanent position if they have worked regular hours for at least one year, which cannot be refuse...
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