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Transferring A Lease When Selling A Business

If you are selling a business which is operating from leased premises, the purchaser will want to be able to ...
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Personal Guarantees: 5 Steps To Reduce Your Exposure

A guarantee is a promise to pay a third parties’ debt.  A typical example is where a director guarantees a ...
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Termination Letter

Issuing Termination Letters – A Guide for Employers

Terminating a staff member’s employment can be challenging at the best of times – amid COVID-19, these challenges are heightened ...
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Business Name

Will having a registered business name prevent others from using it

For many first time business owners, there is often confusion when it comes to exactly what type of protection a ...
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Online defamation in the digital age – a cautionary tale

The widespread use of social media has significantly redefined modes of communication. In this ‘digital age’, characterised by platforms such ...
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Three steps for effective debt recovery

One of the most important aspects of running a profitable business is to ensure that you avoid bad debts. To ...
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Due Diligence

Why should I conduct a due diligence check before purchasing a business?

If you are considering purchasing a business, it is essential that you complete a due diligence check. Due diligence is ...
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What you must do when purchasing property

If you are purchasing a property in Victoria, before you sign the contract you need to have considered each of ...
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How Should I Issue A Formal Warning To My Employee?

Although issuing a formal warning to an employee can be awkward and slightly unsettling, it is sometimes a necessary aspect ...
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Employee Performance Management

Running a business can be rewarding, however, there may also be periods during which employers need to consider how to ...
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Intellectual Property Protection for Startups

Establishing a new business can be very exciting and rewarding. The stages leading up to the launch of the startup ...
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Legal Obligations in Employee Disciplinary Meetings

If an employee has been underperforming, or there is some other concern with the execution of their duties, an employer ...
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explore renewal options for commercial leases before signing for a new term

Commercial Lease Renewal

Commercial lease renewal provides an opportunity for a revision or negotiation of conditions going forward. Commercial and retail leases often ...
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Is an Agreement to lease or Offer to lease binding

Before a commercial lease or retail lease is entered into the landlord and tenant will generally enter into an offer ...
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Selling a Business as a Going Concern and GST Exemptions

When selling a business, generally you will be liable to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST). However, in some cases, ...
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Keeping Sensitive Information Safe in Business Negotiations: Confidentiality Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements

If you are in the early stages of negotiating the sale of your business, it is important to enter into ...
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What’s In A Name? Registering Business Names In Australia

Starting a new business can be exciting, however there are a few key matters which must always be considered. One ...
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Business Succession Planning – Do I Need A Will For My Business?

If you own a business, it is important to consider the future of the business as much as the present ...
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The Many Benefits of a Family Trust

Overview The goal of this article is to explain the three main benefits of setting up and activating a family ...
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I Am A Creditor-Should I Bankrupt The Debtor?

If you are owed outstanding payments by a person or company, and they don’t appear to intend on repaying you, ...
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