With the rise of Uber and the sharing economy the status of workers has never been more relevant. We see a major push from businesses toward a flexible contractor based workforce. Whilst we share many of the commercial views that drive this push (e.g. flexible overheads, encouraging workforce participation and providing on-demand services), business owners must exercise caution not to incorrectly characterise a worker as a contractor when in fact they are an employee.
Congratulations to Hitch Advisory client Shootsta on their recent $1m capital raise.
Shootsta is the perfect mix of in house and outsourced video production. With clients like Qantas, Caltex, Adobe, Toyota and more. It’s clear that the future of digital content is firmly in Shootsta’s grip.
Drop names like Putin and al-Assad in the same sentence and you’re sure to get a reaction regardless of the subject matter. This week we’ve seen Iceland’s Prime Minister resign and the Australian Taxation Office is reportedly investigating 800 high net-worth individuals as a result of the leaked ‘Panama Papers’. In their simplest form, the ‘Panama Papers’ are client files from a law firm who set-up business/wealth structures for wealthy and high profile clients. Read More
Here are my top ten things that every business owner in every industry must do in order to minimise risk and ensure that they go a long way to complying with applicable laws and regulations: Read More