Legal Beagles | Episode 6: Bullying in the workplace

A topic very near and dear to the Legal Beagles hearts.  Cal and Al return this week with a topic causing...

A topic very near and dear to the Legal Beagles hearts.  Cal and Al return this week with a topic causing some stress for well-known brands - workplace bullying (aka exhibit one for Cal's claim to the Fair Work Commission). But the topic of workplace bullying is no laughing matter. It...

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Message from the CEO: 18 February 2020

As you all know only too well, Australian retail is currently confronting an unprecedented set of challenges. The full...

As you all know only too well, Australian retail is currently confronting an unprecedented set of challenges. The full impact from the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus is yet to be felt and it follows a summer of devastating drought and bushfires, as well as a flat economy more...

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Small Business Digital Champions: Events to help your business

As Small Business Digital Champions, the National Retail Association is here to help you find the best ways to...

As Small Business Digital Champions, the National Retail Association is here to help you find the best ways to incorporate technology into your business. There are free or low-cost events offering advice and information for small businesses. See below for what’s on in your state or territory. Events by State     NSW  Bizruption 17...

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‘He said, she said’: Investigating sexual harassment in the workplace

By Andrew Piper and Calum Woods, NRA Legal Investigating an allegation of sexual harassment in the workplace can be one...

By Andrew Piper and Calum Woods, NRA Legal Investigating an allegation of sexual harassment in the workplace can be one of the greatest challenges a HR professional or employer can face. An allegation of sexual harassment in the workplace carries with it a number of significant implications. For the person making...

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Help protect your business from online scams

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take...

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take to help stop your business falling prey to common tricks. From the smallest of enterprises through to companies that span the globe, one thing that all businesses have in common is...

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Legal Beagles | Episode 5: Does this wage look right to you?

Does this wage look right to you? The Legal Beagles, Cal and Al, return for 2020 with a brand...

Does this wage look right to you? The Legal Beagles, Cal and Al, return for 2020 with a brand new analysis on the wage theft (or non-compliance) scandals that have rocked the headlines. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like they made any New Years resolutions to be nicer to each...

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Tabcorp to donate more than $1.5 million to bushfire relief

Tabcorp has announced that it will donate more than $1.5 million to bushfire recovery on behalf of its brands...

Tabcorp has announced that it will donate more than $1.5 million to bushfire recovery on behalf of its brands TAB, Sky Racing, the Lott, MAX and Keno. All of Tabcorp’s proceeds from the regular Saturday Lotto draw on 25 January will be donated to the bushfire relief effort, which is...

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.au Domain Administration bushfire disaster policy

Posted by auDA on 20 January 2020 .au Domain Administration (auDA) is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires...

Posted by auDA on 20 January 2020 .au Domain Administration (auDA) is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires currently being experienced in Australia. A temporary Major Disaster Policy comes into effect on 22 January 2020 and will give bushfire-affected .au registrants: an extra two months to renew their eligible .au domain...

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nbn™ Bushfire recovery and support updates

The NBN Co is embedded with state emergency services to restore impacted services across Australian, where possible and safe...

The NBN Co is embedded with state emergency services to restore impacted services across Australian, where possible and safe to do so.  We’ve dedicated emergency management team and approach, including field crews, community engagement teams, portable temporary network infrastructure – all prioritised in supporting Emergency Services and the community...

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A quick guide to retail digital marketing in 2020

This article was originally published at StraightArrow’s website Along with the new year comes new strategies and trends to follow....

This article was originally published at StraightArrow’s website Along with the new year comes new strategies and trends to follow. And as someone looking to improve your digital marketing efforts, it’s important that you stay on top of the latest updates so you can apply them. Chances are you've stumbled...

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National Retail Association partners with Good 360 to assist coordination of distribution of donated goods for fire affected communities

Good360 Australia MEDIA RELEASE 7 January 2020 Good360 has today announced it will partner with Australian businesses to manage and coordinate the...

Good360 Australia MEDIA RELEASE 7 January 2020 Good360 has today announced it will partner with Australian businesses to manage and coordinate the delivery of donated non-food items to people affected by the bushfire crisis. The National Retail Association is proud to announce that we are a part of these efforts to assist...

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Message from the CEO: 7 January 2020

Welcome to the first edition of the National Retail Review for 2020. Before I provide a rundown of the...

Welcome to the first edition of the National Retail Review for 2020. Before I provide a rundown of the Christmas trade period for 2019, I thought it only appropriate to begin this column by stating that the NRA’s thoughts are very much with all Australians currently affected by these...

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If an employee gets high can we say goodbye? Not necessarily, says the FWC

By Andrew Piper and Alex Millman, NRA Legal Employers often spruik their ‘zero tolerance’ drug and alcohol policies when trumpeting...

By Andrew Piper and Alex Millman, NRA Legal Employers often spruik their ‘zero tolerance’ drug and alcohol policies when trumpeting their safety and workplace processes and cultures. However, the Fair Work Commission has also been promoting a ‘zero tolerance’ approach of its own towards unfair dismissals. In a recent decision by...

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Legal Beagles | Episode 4: Top 10 Dismissals of 2019

2019 is drawing to a close, so the Legal Beagles decided to go over their favourite (and most infamous)...

2019 is drawing to a close, so the Legal Beagles decided to go over their favourite (and most infamous) dismissal decisions of the year. From family squabbles to extremely bad behaviour, it's a wild ride from start to finish. Like, comment and subscribe to our National Retail Association YouTube channel...

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Ten years of Fair Work: Closing out the decade

By Calum Woods and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal With the year almost over, it’s time to reflect on the lessons...

By Calum Woods and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal With the year almost over, it’s time to reflect on the lessons learned in 2019, and prepare for the start of a new decade. In January, we predicted that compliance would continue to be a major factor affecting retail businesses, however for...

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