Business & Law

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International students who are still subject to wage theft and sexual harassment can report their challenges in a new survey.

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Claiming for working for home is fraught. It's safest to claim the running expenses the tax office allows. 'Occupancy expenses' are harder to justify and could cost you your capital gains tax discount.

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A UNSW tax expert explains how small businesses can make the most of their tax return if they’ve worked from home during the pandemic.

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Panic buying toilet paper is a quick mental fix that makes people feel more prepared and less anxious, says a UNSW consumer behaviour expert.

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There is a solution to help individuals and businesses better manage the cost of tax advice – but it does not involve a cap on deductions, says a UNSW Business School expert.

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We judge the competency of politicians by what they say and do. This creates perverse incentives for even competent politicians to refuse to admit mistakes.

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The focus on economic recovery will be an opportunity for unions and employers to initiate major change, says UNSW economist.

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Dr Marc De Leeuw uses a philosophers lens to investigate Law, life and the presuppositions we work with. For example, does nature have a right to life?

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Australian exporters want a trade agreement with the UK as well as the EU, says international trade expert.

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The watchdog has voiced concerns over the proposed US$2.1 billion merger, from which both users and Australian health services could lose out.

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