EMPLOYEE v CONTRACTOR: 
what you need to know

  • 30 minutes (0.5 CPD units)
  • for all lawyers, HR & PMs
Category: Substantive Law I Topic: Employment 
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Session overview
Join us as we delve into the relationship between organisations and their workers, with a focus on employees vs contractors. Our speakers discuss and answer some of the common misconceptions when it comes to these two types of working arrangements and when a worker might transition from a contractor to an employee within an organisation.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • a 2 part CPD Session
  • part 1: the law
  • part 2: practical applications
  • optional case study 
  • session materials 
  • record of completion

  I WILL LEARN:

  • why it is important to get the classification right
  • the factors to consider in determining when a contractor may be classified as an employee under the law
  • what you need to do in order to avoid issues from arising
  • implications of getting the classification wrong

ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS

ELIZABETH 
TICEHURST 

Principal
Activate Workplace Law
e: elizabeth@activatelaw.com.au
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www.activatelaw.com.au

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is the founding principle of Activate Workplace Law. She is an accredited specialist in Employment and Industrial Law and is an expert in the emerging area of whistleblowing. With two decades of experience working in the legal industry in the Asia Pacific Region, Elizabeth has first-hand knowledge of the complexities of managing a diverse workforce across several jurisdictions.

An expert in Whistleblowing Law, Elizabeth has a special interest in advising managers of in-house whistleblowing programs on both compliance and practical issues. She has conducted whistleblower response training for more than 50 groups, including Boards, executive teams and senior management in industries ranging from finance and banking to resources and retail.

ANSHU
MAHARAJ 

TAX DIRECTOR
DELOITTE AUSTRALIA 
e: amaharaj@deloitte.com.au

About Anshu

Anshu is a Tax Director with the Deloitte Real Estate Group in Sydney. She has over 15 years' experience in providing advice to domestic and multinational groups on a variety of tax issues, including those relating to income tax, international tax (inbound and outbound) and capital gains tax. Her particular expertise is advising in relation to the establishment of real estate fund structures for domestic and offshore investors, acquisitions and disposal on real estate, and property development. 

Anshu has a deep understanding of the taxation of property investments and her practice includes property funds, retirement villages, data centre operators, hotel groups, alternative real estate investment and property developers.