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    MST Lawyers – Winners of the MYOB FCA Supplier of the Year Award

    MST Lawyers was honoured and delighted to receive this year’s Supplier of the Year Award at the MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards on 10 October 2017. The Award recognises supplier excellence in contributing to the franchising sector and helping franchising clients achieve their goals.






    Summary of the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017

    On 14 September 2017, the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 received royal assent and became new law called the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (Cth).

    This article summarises key features of the Act.











    Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 commences operation

    The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (Act) received royal assent on 14 September 2017. This means that the following changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 commenced from 15 September 2017: New and increased penalties for serious contraventions of workplace laws and record keeping obligations; New prohibitions against requiring an employee to…






    FAN Conference 2017 – Important Event For Franchise Accountants And Operators

    The Franchise Accountants Conference is a one-day event with speakers from The ACCC, The Fair Work Ombudsman, and experts in accounting and law.  MST Lawyers’ Principal, Alicia Hill will be speaking at the conference; providing an update for accountants on the legal aspects of franchising. This session will cover the following topics. The introduction of…