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Employee claims $1.8M from boss, ‘Mr Stinky’, for farting – The Law of Workplace Bullying

I was sceptical when an article with a similar headline and a suspicious publication date (April 1st) pedalled its way through social media. In response, I did precisely what one would expect of a mature, inquisitive lawyer- I conducted a search of the Australasian Legal Information Institute, keyword: fart. My search returned a surprising number [...]

Who Owns the Business Name – A Lesson for Business

The art deco doors of the Paragon café remained open throughout two world wars, three transfers of business and multiple financial crises. Now, despite purchase offers in multiples of the owner's asking price, the business's 102 years of operation is set for a tragic end. What/who could be responsible for the death of such a [...]

Robert Patterson on the Future of Rankin & Co.

When it comes to growing a law firm, few know better than Robert “Patto” Patterson. Patto has invested the last two decades driving substantial growth in some of Australia’s top law firms, including M+K Lawyers ($60M turnover, 300 staff) and HWL Ebsworth ($120M turnover, 600+ staff). In this interview, Patto shares his vision for Rankin [...]

2018-05-28T23:44:17+00:00March 27th, 2018|Business Advice, employees|317 Comments

Oops, Wrong Recipient

What to Do Under New Data Breach Laws There is no sound more cringe-worthy than the ‘whoosh’ of a misdirected email. As of today, that moment of realization- the moment the email escapes your outbox and takes with it all the air from your lungs - will be even more agonizing. Under the Notifiable Data [...]

2018-02-27T23:48:37+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Business Advice, Compliance, Data Protection|10 Comments