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Ken Phillips is co-founder and Executive Director of Independent Contractors of Australia. He is a published authority on independent contractor issues and directs research on related commercial and trade practices issues. Through his numerous articles in newspapers and think-tank and academic journals, Ken is known for approaching issues from outside normal perspectives and is frequently sought out for media comment.

The black art of workers' compensation

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Some years ago if you asked small business operators what was the most difficult government regulation, the probable answer would have been tax administration. Today the answer would more likely be workers' compensation.

This view was apparently in evidence to the New South Wales Small Business Commissioner, Yasmin King, in her 'listening tour' of small business she conducted shortly after her appointment early this year.  More...



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