Preview: Contractor clarity - on paper and in practice
When contracting arrangements aren't clear on paper and are murky in practice, they become like the proverbial "ticking bomb", potentially resulting in massive back-pay orders for wages, superannuation contributions, and other modern award or NES entitlements.
According to Hicksons partner Brad Swebeck, a court ruling that a contractor is actually an employee can be financially catastrophic for a business - whatever its size - "but there are ways to defuse or minimise this risk".
In this presentation, originally hosted by HR Daily in June 2011, Brad explains how to:
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