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NSW Roundtable 17/02/2016

Essential Employment Knowledge
for Franchisors and Franchisees

Come along to the first NSW State Chapter Roundtable for the year to learn the how, why and what to get right in recruiting your team.

This informative Roundtable will focus on:

1. Practical advice on how to manage the employment arrangement
2. How to get your documentation right
3. What to do when something goes wrong: discipline, performance management and termination in difficult factual scenarios.

The session will be hosted by Tiana Daly, Peter Rusbourne and Deva Saraswati from law firm Watkins Tapsell.

Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Date: Wednesday 17 February 2016
Venue: Watkins Tapsell Offices
            Level 3, 550 Princes Hwy,
            Kirrawee, NSW, 2232
Parking: Free onsite parking is available at the rear of the building.
               The parking can be accessed from Bath Road, or from the Princes Highway heading South.
Cost: Free of charge and FCA members only. Morning tea will be provided.


Tiana Daly, Partner, Workplace Law & Commercial Litigation, Watkins Tapsell

With over 15 years legal experience, Tiana Daly heads up our Workplace and Employment Law team and is able to advise on the 'Fair Work' Framework.

Representing both individuals and commercial businesses, Tiana acts in relation to all employment and workplace issues, including:

  • Documentation for employees including as employees of franchised businesses.
  • Managing the employment relationship
  • Termination issues
  • Restraint and breach of confidentiality disputes
  • Disputes between franchisees and franchisors
  • Work Health and Safety Framework.

Click here for more information about Tiana.

Peter Rusbourne, Partner, Accredited Specialist - Commercial Property & Business, Watkins Tapsell

Peter Rusbourne is a Partner of the firm and An Accredited Specialist in both Business Law and Property Law, with over 30 years experience in these areas. Peter Rusbourne has been a Partner at Watkins Tapsell since 1992.

Peter's practice includes:

  • Franchising establishment, purchases, sales, renewals and disputes
  • Business sales and purchases
  • Retail and commercial Leases
  • Commercial transactions
  • Company transactions
  • Business transactions
  • Sale and Purchase of Shares

Click here for more information about Peter.

Deva Saraswati, Associate, Business & Employment Law, Watkins Tapsell

With over seven years' experience in business and employment law,  Deva Saraswati has developed a practical approach to ensure that all her client's business and employment transactions proceed smoothly and are tailored to meet their individual business needs.

Deva's practice at Watkins Tapsell includes:

  • Employment documentation including employment agreements, workplace policies and enterprise agreements;
  • Advising on employment issues and disputes;
  • Sale and purchase of franchises, franchise agreements and associated documents;
  • Business transactions including sale and purchase of businesses, sale and purchase of shares and leases associated with business transactions;
  • Business structuring and documentation including partnership and shareholders agreements, terms and conditions and supply agreements.

Deva's understanding of both commercial and employment law issues allows her to provide her clients with practical and well-rounded advice that takes into account all aspects of her client's businesses needs.

Click here for more information about Deva.

Venue: Watkins Tapsell Offices
Venue Address: Level 3, 550 Prince Highway, Kirrawee, NSW, 2273
Starting: 9:30 AM
Wednesday 17th February 2016
Ending: 11:30 AM
Phone Enquiries: 1300 669 030

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