Our team in Australia have been creating the Insights below to help you navigate through the significant operational and commercial challenges in the country.
DWF, DWF Risk and Resile have brought together some of their most experienced workplace health risk specialists to form an advisory panel, and assist you to manage the safe and productive return to the workplace post COVID-19 shutdown.
In light of the global pandemic COVID-19, governments around the world are offering financial measures to support businesses. This is intended to ease the impact economically on these countries. Our report covers multiple jurisdictions and the measures introduced in their respective countries.
Following the workplace safety principles released by National Cabinet in late April, Safe Work Australia (SWA) has continued to develop their online hub to be a one-stop-shop for pandemic-specific safety needs for large employers, small businesses and workers.
The Victorian Government has now enacted the necessary regulations to give effect to the National Code during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we answer some popular questions we are fielding from both landlords and tenants.
As you are all currently experiencing first-hand, the evolving COVID-19 situation has raised numerous challenges for the Property and Construction sectors. Added to this, information and government policy (both Federal and State) is changing daily – if not hourly.
The Government has released more details on the new Rent Relief Policy for tenancies impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) - but where does that leave landlords and tenants?
Modern awards covering the industries that were hit the hardest were the first to see urgent temporary provisions inserted to address the current pandemic. Our team in Australia look at the latest changes to the Restaurant Industry Award 2010.
The evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation means that employers in Australia and across the world are now navigating an ever changing landscape of issues for their businesses. From a workers' compensation perspective, employers should be alive to the risks associated with this dynamic situation.
On 24 March, the Fair Work Commission approved unprecedented interim changes to the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010, with similar provisions expected to be rolled out in many other modern awards as employers grapple with the ever changing landscape of the Australian economy.
As the volume and geographic spread of cases of COVID-19 continues to increase, DWF has been reviewing the actions it needs to take to enable our business to continue operating effectively whilst ensuring we are doing all we can to safeguard the wellbeing of our people, our clients and other stakeholders.