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2503, 2019

How to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute

A recent survey* of small businesses shows how to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute. Unsurprisingly late payment was the single biggest reported cause of disputes. Although 60% of businesses who had been though a [...]

2403, 2019

Land tax bill a kick in the guts? Wait until you get your landlord’s one!

By |March 24th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Land tax bill a kick in the guts? Wait until you get your landlord’s one!

Land Tax. One of those unpleasant imposts you must endure yet can’t conceivably think of what you’re getting in return for the pleasure of forking over your hard-earned cash. If you know this pain then [...]

403, 2019

Entertainment Visas

By |March 4th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Entertainment Visas

What type of visa do I need to work in Australia if I’m an actor, DJ, musician, dancer, production crew or other creative? Visas are often the last thing that people think about however without [...]

2702, 2019

What if my business partner gets hit by a bus?

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What if my business partner gets hit by a bus?

Firstly, if you pushed him or her in front of said bus, you’re probably off to jail. If not, then after mourning appropriately, you’d probably be wondering, ‘what happens now?’ Unfortunately, many co-owners of a [...]

602, 2019

Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut are now required to pay its workers fast food industry award rates including higher penalties after their union was successful in terminating 30 old enterprise agreements. Most of the agreements were negotiated at [...]

502, 2019

Why the dispute resolution clause in your contracts is important (A.K.A. Everyone is friends until they’re not!)

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Why the dispute resolution clause in your contracts is important (A.K.A. Everyone is friends until they’re not!)

In preparing commercial contracts a clause will often be inserted (generally at the prompting of the drafting lawyer) to provide a procedure for dealing with disputes. Often, very little consideration is given to such clauses [...]

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