July 2016


Upcoming Events


Human Resources Masterclass
Friday 4 November 2016

Following on from last year’s successful inaugural Human Resources Masterclass, the Norman Waterhouse Employment and Industrial Relations Team is pleased to announce that this year’s Human Resources Masterclass will be held on Friday, 4 November 2016.


Latest Legal Updates


Employment - Drink drive a company car...

Each Australian business, regardless of which industry, should have well-documented and comprehensive workplace policies and procedures. Having such policies provide guidance to employees with respect to company expectations and standards, and set a framework for accountability and decision making within the workplace.

A common issue that affects companies is the use of company vehicles. In the recent case of Sam Chisholm v Coates Hire Operations Pty Ltd Limited [2015] FWC 3653 (‘Chisholm v Coates’), the company was protected from the unfair dismissal application due to its strong motor vehicle policy.


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