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Contractor found to be employee – Deliveroo loses unfair dismissal claim

Significant development in the evolving gig economy case law Yesterday’s decision by Commissioner Cambridge in Diego Franco v Deliveroo Australia Pty Ltd [2021] FWC 2818 has given the gig economy another good regulatory shake, after it was determined that a Deliveroo driver was an employee rather than an independent contractor.  The decision puts both sides … Read more

Superannuation update & common traps for contractors

Last week’s Federal budget confirmed that the long awaited increase to the superannuation guarantee will take place on 1 July 2021. From that date, compulsory employer superannuation contributions will increase to 10%. The last increase to the superannuation guarantee was on 1 July 2014 when the guarantee was increased from 9.25% to 9.5%. Our tax … Read more

Safety Update

In the midst of an ever-evolving regulatory landscape, you could be forgiven for missing important developments in workplace health and safety law. While we generally include safety updates in our quarterly Workplace Relations publications, given the rate of change in the WHS legal sphere, we have decided to publish a separate KHQ Safety Update. Our new Safety … Read more

KHQ Super Alert – 7 May 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. APRA has released the draft prudential practice guide in relation to remuneration for regulated entities, while Treasury has commenced two consultations relating to greater transparency of proxy advice and miscellaneous changes to some superannuation laws.  ASIC – Quarterly report On 6 May 2021, ASIC published … Read more