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Does your employment contract measure up?

If you are entering into an employment contract do you know what should be included? If you are an employer ...
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Fair Work Commission Anti-Bullying Orders explained

The Fair Work Commission has powers to make anti-bullying orders when a worker has been bullied by an individual or ...
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Buying a property at auction Things you need to know BEFORE the auction day

Buying a property can often be an intimidating process, especially at auction where you are competing with other buyers and ...
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An Overview of Guarantees and Indemnities

It is important that anyone who is asked to provide a guarantee or indemnity understands precisely what their liabilities are ...
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Welcome Peter Bourke

We welcome Peter Bourke to the team as a solicitor. Peter completed his Bachelor of Commerce in 2010 and completed ...
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Traps to Avoid when buying a Property – pre contract inspections

Traps to Avoid when buying a Property – pre contract inspections Buying a home is the biggest investment or financial ...
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Everyone is talking about ‘corporate governance’…. But what does this actually mean?

Everyone is talking about ‘corporate governance’…. But what does this actually mean? In recent times the term ‘corporate governance’, and ...
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The Power of a Statutory Demand

The Power of a Statutory Demand If you are in business, whether it’s in the capacity of a company director, ...
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What to do if you receive an ATO Director Penalty Notice

Did you know that company directors may potentially become personally liable for unremitted Pay As You Go (PAYG) deductions and ...
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Verification of Identity in property transactions

Verification of Identity (VOI) is a process used to confirm the identity of a person. The VOI process is essential ...
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Important changes to stamp duty for spouse transfers from 1 July 2017. Act now.

The recent Victorian Budget made a significant change to existing exemption on stamp duty for spousal transfers.  The current position ...
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Choosing a Business Structure

There are 4 main types of business structures for doing business in Australia, each with their own advantages and disadvantages ...
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How Effective are your Post Employment Restraints

Much damage can be done to a business where an executive or senior manager resigns taking valuable customer information and ...
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Protecting Your Cashflow – The Importance Of Your Terms Of Trade

Terms of Trade are the terms and conditions on which a business sells goods and services to customers and on ...
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Property Tax Update

The Victorian Government has recently announced changes to Stamp Duty and the First Home Buyers Grant, which aim to make ...
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A Guide to Buying Commercial Premises

Buying a commercial property (such as a warehouse, office building or retail space) is more complicated than buying a residential ...
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What is an Agreement to Lease

What is an Agreement to Lease? When renting business related property it is important for both landlords and tenants to ...
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Securing Personal Debts

It is crucial that people who have a security interest in personal property take it seriously or risk losing their ...
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Testamentary Trusts

Testamentary trusts can be very effective estate planning tools to assist in providing for spouses, children and grandchildren, and are ...
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Understanding a Commercial Lease

When renting business related property, it is important for both Landlords and Tenants to understand the relationship they are entering ...
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