You signed a contract, but things aren't working out. It happens. In this article we explore some ways you might be able to get yourself out of the deal.
- What to pack? Our 7 steps to leaving a relationship GalleryAreas of Law, Binding financial agreements, Disputes, Facebook Published, Family law, Individual Interest, Life, Marketing, Newsletter Published, Newsletters, Practice areas, Twitter Published
Your relationship is over, and you want out. But you aren’t sure what you need to organise before you leave. Hopefully this doesn't sound familiar - but if it does, we recommend you read-on... In this article we set out our 7 steps to leaving, which we hope will help you through this difficult transition. These steps will also help someone assisting a relative, friend or client through this process.
- Are you handing your clients to your ex-employees and key-competitors on a platter? GalleryBusiness, Business Interest, Disputes, Employment, Employment contracts, Facebook Published, LinkedIn Published, Marketing, Newsletter Published, Newsletters, Recruitment, Restraints, Twitter Published
LinkedIn and other social media networking sites have their uses, and can be good for ‘profile’ building. But the question is – can you afford to lose control of your business contacts and spend time building value for another business, the social media site?
- Marijuana anyone? The ins and outs of employee drug testing GalleryBusiness, Business Interest, Disputes, Employment, Employment contracts, Facebook Published, Individual Interest, LinkedIn Published, Marketing, Newsletter Published, Newsletters, Twitter Published, Unfair dismissal
Employers have long struggled with the balance between an employee’s responsibilities at work and their right to a life outside of work. This has often given rise to the question of whether an employer can discipline employees for recreational activities conducted outside of working hours.
- Significantly reduce the risk of unfair dismissal claims by following these 6 rules of effective employee management Gallery
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Significantly reduce the risk of unfair dismissal claims by following these 6 rules of effective employee managementAndrew2017-11-18T10:00:30+09:30
Plan how you are going to terminate an employee when you first take them on. Reduce the risk of an unfair dismissal claim, and make an otherwise unpleasant experience that bit easier. We have spoken to many employers who wish they had planned more carefully from the outset.
This article gives a practical overview of the processes involved in applying to the Fair Work Commission for unfair or unlawful dismissal. It is of equal value to someone thinking about making an application, or an employer who needs to respond to an application.
There will be times when an employee leaves your business and you find out later that several significant customers have followed them to their new employment or business. What can you, as a former employer, do in these situations?
The question of who can “witness an affidavit” in South Australia comes up quite often, not only in the context of litigation, but also in relation to such things as witnessing an Enduring Power of Attorney.
We have extensive experience in dealing with the Tax Office and helping clients find a way through their taxation issues.
There are two main ways to challenge a Will. We discuss what they are.
Answers to some common questions about unfair dismissal, unlawful termination and the options for employers and employees.
Are you going to be personally responsible for your company’s debts? We explain how to make sure you are protected.Andrew2018-08-07T09:47:32+09:30
The personal consequences of insolvency for directors continue to deepen. Set out in this article are some indicators of when you should be taking advice on your potential exposures.
If your customers are not paying your invoices on time this may indicate they are under financial stress – which should be of a concern. However, more often, it merely demonstrates a lack of respect. In either case, dealing with late payment excuses quickly and firmly is needed to set your relationship back on track.
You could be in a de facto relationship without even realising it – and, if so, your personal assets are at serious risk in the event that you and your de facto part ways.
In all States in Australia the law provides you with a right to challenge a Will if you believe that you have not been adequately provided for.