Buying a Business - Vital Staff ProtectionsPosted byon 31 October 2018
Significant care must be taken during the negotiation stage to ensure that your investment is properly protected.
Prepare for Casual Conversion requests nowPosted byon 26 September 2018
From 1 October 2018, all Modern Awards will contain a casual conversion clause. If you have not already done so, we strongly recommend you prepare for the potential impact to your business.
The new Comprehensive Credit Reporting – build a strong credit profilePosted on 19 September 2018
You’ve likely heard about the new Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR), but do you know how it can effect your business?
Protect your intellectual property - trade mark your business name or risk losing it!Posted byon 12 September 2018
In todays environment, protecting every aspect of your business brand is vital.
Copyright – when third party infringement can become your problemPosted byon 30 August 2018
The technological advances that have occurred over the past 25 years have opened up new markets to many businesses - both in terms of customers and suppliers. While this has no doubt resulted in many benefits to businesses, it has also broadened the risks that come with doing business.
What the new Domestic Violence Leave law means for your businessPosted byon 08 August 2018
Effective August 1st 2018, a new Fair Work Commission Decision has now set the standards of allowing employees covered by a Modern Award to take unpaid leave if and when they are dealing with family and domestic violence matters.
Legal vs permitted use of your premisesPosted on 25 July 2018
Can you legally operate your business from your premises?
Do you know the true cost of your lease?Posted on 18 July 2018
An area that lessees often fail to properly consider when entering into a lease, is the true cost of a lease.
Independent contractors and the super trapPosted on 20 June 2018
The question of whether an individual has been engaged as an employee or as an independent contractor can often have different answers depending on the context in which the question is being asked.
General Protections claims – beware of personal liabilityPosted byon 13 June 2018
It has been more than 8 years since the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the Act) came into force, however many business owners and senior managers are unaware of the existence and effect of the "General Protections" regime...