Rather eat broken glass than deal with that outstanding legal or compliance issue? Perhaps now’s the time

In pre-Covid-19, ordinary times, I’d become accustomed to having the following types of exchanges with clients: Me: Your terms and conditions document is looking a little tired, how about we give it an update? Client: I know we need to, but there’s so much going on, it’s just not a priority right now. Me: Those [...]

2020-04-08T23:33:44+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Employment Law, Intellectual Property|Comments Off on Rather eat broken glass than deal with that outstanding legal or compliance issue? Perhaps now’s the time

Jobkeeper Subsidy Payment – what you need to know

On 30 March 2020, the Federal Government announced further financial assistance to businesses affected by COVID-19, by way of a new Jobkeeper Subsidy Payment. This payment is a wage subsidy, to be paid to businesses, sole traders, businesses without employees, not-for-profits and charities, who have experienced a loss of at least 30% of their turnover [...]

2020-03-31T02:36:52+00:00March 31st, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Jobkeeper Subsidy Payment – what you need to know

Diary entry – Working from home

Rankin Business Lawyers was created with an overarching goal of being a completely virtual firm enabling us to work from home, reduce our travel time, and spend more time with our families.  I started about 6 months into operations as the first employee to set up systems and processes and have our entire law practice [...]

2020-03-19T00:30:00+00:00March 19th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Diary entry – Working from home

Is your business ready for lockdown? What you need to know when transitioning to a remote workplace

With the increased likelihood of further social-distancing directives being issued by our Government, many businesses will soon be facing the prospect of turning their workplace into a remote workplace (if their business requirements allow for this structure). This is a great way to endeavour to keep your business up and running during this time, with [...]

2020-03-18T03:32:07+00:00March 18th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Is your business ready for lockdown? What you need to know when transitioning to a remote workplace