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 dispute recently thought the dispute was dealt with fairly, more than half thought the time and effort required was unreasonable.   [...]

2019-03-25T02:09:18+00:00March 25th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on How to avoid an expensive and disruptive dispute

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 the visa, there is no talent and if no talent, there is no show! In order to work in Australia [...]

2019-03-06T00:38:37+00:00March 4th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Entertainment Visas

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 business will often not turn their minds to a roadmap for the business (and the partners left behind) until such [...]

2019-02-27T05:46:48+00:00February 27th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on What if my business partner gets hit by a bus?

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 least a decade ago and whilst the agreements did not include penalty rates in return for higher pay, the agreements [...]

2019-02-06T22:08:54+00:00February 6th, 2019|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut