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509, 2018

Do Your Casual Employees Have the Right to Convert to Permanent Employment?

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Do Your Casual Employees Have the Right to Convert to Permanent Employment?

Currently there are a number of modern awards which include a casual conversion clause which broadly provides employees with the right to convert to permanent employment if employed on a regular and systematic basis, for [...]

509, 2018

Assignment of a Lease: When Can a Landlord Refuse to Consent?

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Property|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Assignment of a Lease: When Can a Landlord Refuse to Consent?

We are often approached by landlord clients who are faced with the following tricky decision: Should I consent to a lease assignment (transfer) at my commercial property in circumstances where the proposed new tenant has [...]

2307, 2018

Manufacturers and consumer rights

By |July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Manufacturers and consumer rights

Are you a manufacturer? Do you communicate with consumers of your products? If you are a manufacturer, it is important that the representations made to consumers align with the Australian Consumer Law. Communications, and sometimes even [...]

1007, 2018

Think you’re safe because you’re b2b? Well read on it’s time to review your T&C’s!

By |July 10th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Think you’re safe because you’re b2b? Well read on it’s time to review your T&C’s!

The November 2016 amendments to the Australian Consumer Law (which extended the prohibition on ‘unfair terms' to contracts with small businesses) are starting to bite. Enforcement action by the ACCC since the amendments were introduced [...]

2006, 2018

Announcement: Rankin drops the ‘& Co.’

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Announcement: Rankin drops the ‘& Co.’

Those that know Rankin & Co., know that we don’t follow convention. We interrogate it. If we cannot justify a process on first principles, we scrap it. That’s why we’ve done away with a traditional [...]

2305, 2018

Virtual firm Rankin & Co.’s growth continues with expansion into Brisbane

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtual firm Rankin & Co.’s growth continues with expansion into Brisbane

Virtual law firm, Rankin & Co, has grown by over 100% since April 2017. Staff now number 16 and revenue has pushed beyond $3M. Brisbane, workplace relations expert, Steve Gifford is the latest addition to [...]

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