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Employee or independent contractor? When to employ and when to contract

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On demand

Please note we will send an email with a link to the recording and a copy of the slide handout 1-2 days after you register.

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To employ or to contract, that's today's question. It can be difficult for organisations to decide who should be engaged as an employee or independent contractor. In this webinar we'll get to the bottom of this distinction. It's important to get it right as there are legal, financial and reputational consequences. 

We'll cover:

  • What makes someone an employee as opposed to a independent contractor
  • Tips for how to choose the right type of worker for roles in your organisation
  • Why it's so important to get this right from the start

If you're looking to unpack this topical and important area of employment law this webinar is a much watch for you.

What you’ll receive 

  • 75-minutes of plain-language training from an expert lawyer
  • Copy of webinar recording and slide presentation (recording available for 30 days)
  • Information on further resources and support

Cost: $30 - $50

If your organisation is unable to cover the webinar fee please get in touch at 

Here's what past participants said about our webinars

“Very practical guidance and lots of access to resources and links etc to help in the future!”

“Webinars make it a lot more convenient and I would definitely recommend others to attend your webinars.”

“Really clear, concise and accessible information. Thank you!”

If you have any questions please contact us at

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Last Updated: 01 May 2020
Last Updated: 12 May 2020

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