APSCo Advice Line LIVE

11:00am Friday, 27 March 2020
11:45am Friday, 27 March 2020
At your desk
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

With the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and so many pertinent questions requiring answers and discussion across the recruitment and staffing industry at this juncture, there's no better time to join us for APSCo's first Advice Line LIVE video stream of 2020.

Tap into the experience and knowledge of our Advice Line LIVE panellists who are leaders in their business and have specialist knowledge of the recruitment sector. Our panellists come from the following industries:

  • Legal - Workplace Relations
  • Work Health & Safety
  • Legal - Contracts and Modern Awards
  • Finance - Insurance
  • Finance - Superannuation
  • Finance - Tax advisory

Do you have a burning question you would like answered?

APSCo Australia is calling for questions to be submitted prior to our session so our panellists can best answer ALL your questions on the day.

Please submit the questions you would like to have answered by the panellists by 12pm AEDT Wednesday March 25.

Email lesley@apscoau.org with your questions.



The Panellists



Martin Richardson- Corvus Legal

Martin is the Legal Director at Corvus Legal, which delivers legal services and solutions specifically for the recruitment and staffing industry. As a hands-on legal advisor helping recruiters get stronger every day, and a former senior lawyer in the recruitment industry, Martin help recruiters create businesses that can confidently and quickly respond to market demands and client needs.

He provides hands-on advice and assistance as well as tools and training to ensure his clients don’t just receive legal documents, but the industry focused guidance tools they need to hit the ground running.

Martin assists recruitment businesses nationally with the legal issues that arise every day - terms of business and other contract documents, temporary workforce engagement models, general employment matters as well as privacy and data compliance.


Paul Masters - Sovereign Private
Managing Partner

Paul is the managing partner of Sovereign Private. Established in 2014, Sovereign Private is a firm that specialises in the provision of taxation, accounting services and M&A to the recruitment industry.

Up until June 2014, Paul was the Tax Leader and the National Leader of Clients & Markets at Deloitte Private. He was also the National Leader of the recruitment industry group.

Sovereign Private provides a one stop shop for tax strategy; tax compliance; accounting services; and, M&A advisory and transaction support.


Joshua van Gestel - Sunsuper
National Education Manager

Joshua is Sunsuper’s National Education Manager, with extensive experience within Financial Services and Financial Media organisations, including roles in management, content development and education delivery. He is responsible for developing and delivering Sunsuper’s education strategy to members, employers and representative bodies. Joshua is passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their retirement dreams through the provision of effective, tangible experiences and creating programs with employers to address employee financial resilience and wellbeing.

Tania Evans - WorkPro

In 2006 Tania Evans identified an opportunity to transform workforce compliance management by creating an online platform to centralise key employment tasks, helping organisations to better manage talent acquisition and meet compliance obligations.

As a founding partner Tania’s positive motivation and passion for technology is instrumental in helping WorkPro to deliver a range of practical services to a solid, diverse and expanding industry and client base across Australia and New Zealand.


Peterson Collarde - Employsure
Business Development Partner

Peterson Collarde has worked with small to medium businesses in various capacities for over 25 years. In that time he has gained many insights into the challenges that small businesses face and what makes them work well. He views small business as being the engine room of the Australian economy and has a great deal of respect for people who step out and take a risk as they set out in their own businesses.

It is in keeping with this that he has been with Employsure in a business development role for over 5 years helping SMEs to better understand their rights and responsibilities as employers and how Employsure can manage the risks around employing staff.


Kris Flowers - Maynard & Barrett
Managing Director

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Additional Information

A note about APSCo Australia’s Live Events amid the COVID-19 outbreak

The health and well-being of our event participants, facilitators, presenters and internal teams are our priority here at APSCo and we are taking our role in reducing and risk of the spread of COVID-19 extremely seriously; monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily and seeking guidance from the relevant health authorities and Government departments.

At this stage, we have not received advice to cancel or suspend our scheduled events program (under 100 people). Should this information change, we will let relevant participants and attendees know about these changes.

We will be LIVE video streaming our events, for those companies who have team members working from home, anyone in quarantine or for those who do not wish to attend in-person. In order to ensure the impact of interactive discussion is not lost, our streamed events will allow for audience questions.

We understand that during this time learning new skills and sharing experiences remain a high priority for Members and we hope that this flexibility in our events format encourages you to continue to engage in our events program.

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