A recent case out of Melbourne raises a new question of whether a director of a company, who works at said company, is an employee for the purposes of accessing Fair Work provisions, specifically an unfair dismissal remedy.
Clerkship season is upon us and naturally students are coming out with queries about what WAM/GPA they need to avoid their application being culled by the firms who run clerkships. This is a fair enough question but it is futile and needs to stop. Let me explain why. (more…)
Last month I wrote about what life is really like in large commercial firms. If that has got you feeling a bit hesitant about whether to go for it or not, here are some tips and advice I wish I had received before getting into it.
Please note that I am not intending to discourage people heading into large commercial firms, I merely hope to provide knowledge of things they omit at university so that you can make a more informed decision and reduce the chance of regret down the track. (more…)