Blog2017-11-06T23:13:51+00:00
2807, 2020

“We don’t have to worry, the Consumer Law doesn’t apply to us”- From July 2021, it just might!

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on “We don’t have to worry, the Consumer Law doesn’t apply to us”- From July 2021, it just might!

On 9 July 2020, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Acquisition as Consumer—Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2020 were approved, meaning that from 1 July 2021 the current consumer price threshold of $40,000 under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) [...]

2207, 2020

Another lockdown, another rent relief request

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Dispute Resolution, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Another lockdown, another rent relief request

Many commercial tenants who have experienced a downturn in their business due to the COVID-19 outbreak have gone through the process of requesting and securing rent relief from their landlords for the relevant period under [...]

2007, 2020

My mate says he can give me a privacy policy to use in my business, will that do?

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on My mate says he can give me a privacy policy to use in my business, will that do?

Unless your mate is a lawyer, then no, probably not. I’d probably give that cheap TV he’s offering (the no-name brand with the “Sony guts”) a wide berth as well. A privacy policy should be [...]

3006, 2020

Are you doing business with suppliers outside of Australia?

By |June 30th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Are you doing business with suppliers outside of Australia?

Are you doing business with suppliers outside of Australia? Does your agreement cover a “dispute resolution” clause, that’s to say how any dispute between the parties should be dealt with if one arises? Why does [...]

206, 2020

Casual employees on the JobKeeper scheme refusing to work – is this allowed?

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Casual employees on the JobKeeper scheme refusing to work – is this allowed?

As many would be aware, eligible employers to the JobKeeper scheme are required to pay eligible employees $1,500.00 gross, or the amount payable to the employee for the performance of work (whichever is greater). However, [...]

206, 2020

Returning to the workplace post-lockdown: Are you prepared?

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Returning to the workplace post-lockdown: Are you prepared?

Now that lock-down restrictions are starting to lift around the country, many companies will be considering re-opening, or returning to their usual workplace arrangements prior to the pandemic. For example, on 1 June 2020 many [...]

Recent Posts

Archives

Tags

To get in touch with us:

email: enquiries@rankinbusinesslawyers.com

GIVE US A CALL 1300 LAW BIZ