Fair Work is looking to determine whether Uber’s classing of drivers as ‘independent contractors’ rather than employees complies with federal workplace legislation.
Local services marketplace Airtasker has partnered with The Good Guys to improve customer experience in the retail sector. The partnership will see Airtasker’s post-purchase platform integrated into The Good Guys’ store network.
So you’ve decided to go out on your own. You may be a marketing / IT / Events / PR / Human Resources consultant. You’ve just landed your first client – check! It’s a big client too – even better. This means that most of your company income will come from the one customer. Makes no difference for tax, right? Wrong.
When it comes to hiring, a common area of confusion for startup founders is whether their new hire is in fact a contractor or an employee.
“Blow your own career horn” is the motto behind Australian startup Trumpet Page – first in the country to develop an innovative online platform for contractors and freelancers to create interactive visual resumes. The site is set to outshine career platforms like LinkedIn with a lack-lustre interface.
… This has wide-ranging implications for people in business – especially start-ups who may be thinking “I only have a small handful of employees / contractors / interns, bullying just wont happen in my business”.