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Employers Beware! What You Need To Know This Financial Year

Employers Beware! What you need to know this Financial Year

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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Important Things To Consider When Buying A Business

Important things to consider when buying a business

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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Extension Of The Unfair Contracts Regime To Small Businesses

Extension of the unfair contracts regime to small businesses

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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Interview Questions You Can’t Ask A Prospective Employee In An Interview

Interview questions you can’t ask a prospective employee in an interview

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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Before You Walk Out The Door – Our Five Best Tips For Leaving Your Relationship

Before You Walk Out the Door - Our Five Best Tips for Leaving your Relationship

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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Release Of Deposit

Release of Deposit

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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Does Your Privacy Policy Comply With The Privacy Laws?

Does your privacy policy comply with the privacy laws?

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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Debt Collection Basics For Business

Debt collection basics for business

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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Compulsory Acquisition

Compulsory Acquisition

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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Family Court & Federal Circuit Court To Merge

Family Court & Federal Circuit Court to Merge

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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Making Your Will Count – Healthy Will Checklist

Making Your Will Count – Healthy Will Checklist

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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Things To Consider When Partners Separate

Things to consider when partners separate

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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