9:49PM | Friday, 28 September 2012 | The Federal Court has ordered two businesses to pay a total penalty of $1 million for illegal door-to-door selling practices, following action by the ACCC.
5:44PM | Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | The ACCC has fined and banned a company director who fleeced elderly investors out of thousands of dollars.
5:21PM | Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | Restaurants and takeaway food outlets in WA, South Australia and the Northern Territory could be paid a visit by the Fair Work Ombudsman, who will be checking the books of up to 120 cafés.
5:43PM | Friday, 11 May 2012 | Retailers can now employ school students for a minimum 90-minute shift as opposed to three hours, after the Federal Court upheld a Fair Work Australia ruling.
10:51PM | Friday, 7 October 2011 | Clothing retailer Cotton On is being taken to court by the competition watchdog for selling children’s nightwear that allegedly breached product safety standards.
9:52PM | Friday, 2 September 2011 | Qantas Airways has won a decision yesterday against the Australia Taxation Office, with the court ruling that GST is not payable when passengers miss or cancel flights.
6:21PM | Monday, 20 June 2011 | The tax office is urging businesses to properly manage their tax debt, following its application to wind up SA franchise Jim’s Plumbing after it failed to comply with a taxation-related demand.
4:50PM | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 | Australian fashion designer Collette Dinnigan will face off in the Federal Court against an accessories chain over the use of its name.
3:12PM | Monday, 28 March 2011 | Independent food retailer Organic Marketing Australia has failed in its attempt to stop supermarket giant Woolworths from using the phrase “honest to goodness”.
2:44PM | Wednesday, 23 February 2011 | Small businesses are being urged to review their redundancy policies after two Virgin Blue staff were allegedly made redundant because they were pregnant or taking parental leave.