The Etheringtons Blog

Are you an employer? As of 1 July 2018, there are a number of changes you should know about. Why? Because penalties of up to $126,000 apply for employers who…

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If you are considering buying a business there are many things you need to do from a legal, financial and general business perspective.  Getting the right advice from the start…

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The Federal Government has enacted legislation extending the unfair contract term protections of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)…

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An employer’s potential liability for workplace discrimination arises before the first interview and exists whether or not a decision is made to hire a person. A job interview is integral…

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Our Five Best Tips for Leaving your Relationship: 1. Gather Important Documents and Protect your Information Before leaving the family or matrimonial home gather documents like your Will, passport and…

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In the sale of residential and commercial land in New South Wales, it is common for vendors to insert a special condition into the contract which allows for the deposit…

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Privacy law in Australia is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the ‘Act’) and the Australian Privacy Principles which affect the handling of personal information. The principles were introduced…

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If you are owed money for goods or services, the first step in attempting to recover it is generally to send a Letter of Demand to the other party setting…

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New infrastructure in Sydney is continuously being developed to keep up with the demands of a growing population. To build such infrastructure, a public authority – such as the New…

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The family law system is set to receive a revamp as the Attorney General today announced that a new amalgamated Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) will…

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It is important for everyone over 18 to have a Will to make sure their wishes are followed and their assets are distributed as they would want after they die.…

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Do you have a friend or relative who has just separated?  If so, the information below should help. What is meant by separation? Separation in Family Law is defined as…

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