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Insight Series: Employment Law

Welcome to Saltire Capital Partners Insight Series. The series gives access to our extensive network of industry leaders, thought leaders, investors & entrepreneurs in a one-on-one setting. Here they share their insights and top tips in relation to issues that are most relevant to mid-market business.

In this episode Saltire Capital’s Peter Gardiner sits down with FCB Groups Managing Partner and Rugby Union Players Association Chairman, Campbell Fisher to discuss Employment Law in a deals context and the impact of COVID-19 from a human capital perspective.

  • Changes to HR post COVID-19
  • Business adaptation to the “new normal”
  • Changes to casual employment
  • Impact of the withdrawal of government stimulus
  • Aged care post COVID-19
  • COVID-19 impact Australia vs New Zealand
  • Employment law perspective to deals
    • Start: Lock in key people to see the transaction through and key people post transaction
    • Middle: Understand the cost structure of the business and potential contingent liabilities
    • End: Consider integration strategy and lock in key synergies as quickly as you can. Transparent communication is key to maintaining culture through a transaction and getting in front of staff of the target as early as possible
  • Employment law due diligence.

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