Category: Business


Third tranche of insolvency law reform set to deal with phoenix companies

Illegal phoenixing involves creating a new company then transferring company assets from an existing company to the new company for the purposes of making those assets unavailable to creditors of the existing company...


Exposed directors – Don’t pay for company debts

Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have extended the enforcement measures, and decreased the reporting timeframes, for a company’s superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) obligations ...


Insolvency Law Reform – Company Directors

Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have significantly reformed the law relating to corporate insolvency practices, and have created new provisions designed to give greater flexibility to companies in financial distress.


So, do you remember that guarantee you gave?

It will be a very rare occurrence that the question ‘do you remember that guarantee you gave?’ will be followed by good news.


Five Big Changes To Employment

So, it’s time to brush off the cobwebs that might have accumulated over the holiday break, and make sure you and your company are still employment compliant.


Sexual Harassment Policy Info

Christmas is a joyous time of year but, unfortunately, it’s also a time of year that poses a lot of risk to employers.

Private Clients

Professional Negligence Claims

When you engage a lawyer to provide legal services, no doubt you have certain expectations about how those services will be delivered.


Family Domestic Violence Leave

As of today, modern awards will be amended to include 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave per year...


Trademarks: Protecting your business name — How specific should you be?

Your business name can be one of the most valuable parts of your enterprise, with your goodwill and reputation tied to your name...


What changed for employers on 1 July 2018?

A quick summary of the employment-law changes that commenced on 1 July 2018...


Five tips for selling your business

If you are selling or buying a business, this is a very convenient time to change the ownership as it can take effect with the change of financial year...


Data security: 6 quick security tips

What steps can you take to protect your business’ data? The new mandatory data breach notification regime has now come into operation...