13 12, 2016

How do I get out of a contract I wish I never signed?

2017-02-24T10:55:11+00:00

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.

How do I get out of a contract I wish I never signed?2017-02-24T10:55:11+00:00
2 11, 2016

What to pack? Our 7 steps to leaving a relationship

2017-11-17T17:09:29+00:00

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.

What to pack? Our 7 steps to leaving a relationship2017-11-17T17:09:29+00:00
15 06, 2015

Are you handing your clients to your ex-employees and key-competitors on a platter?

2019-01-18T08:05:55+00:00

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?

Are you handing your clients to your ex-employees and key-competitors on a platter?2019-01-18T08:05:55+00:00
18 05, 2015

Marijuana anyone? The ins and outs of employee drug testing

2018-10-03T14:22:24+00:00

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.

Marijuana anyone? The ins and outs of employee drug testing2018-10-03T14:22:24+00:00
20 10, 2014

Significantly reduce the risk of unfair dismissal claims by following these 6 rules of effective employee management

2017-11-18T10:00:30+00:00

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.

Significantly reduce the risk of unfair dismissal claims by following these 6 rules of effective employee management2017-11-18T10:00:30+00:00
12 08, 2014

What do I need to know before appearing at the Fair Work Commission for unfair dismissal?

2018-10-16T06:56:34+00:00

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.

What do I need to know before appearing at the Fair Work Commission for unfair dismissal?2018-10-16T06:56:34+00:00
8 01, 2013

Who can witness an affidavit in South Australia?

2017-11-20T07:59:59+00:00

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.

Who can witness an affidavit in South Australia?2017-11-20T07:59:59+00:00
5 09, 2012

Are you going to be personally responsible for your company’s debts? We explain how to make sure you are protected.

2018-08-07T09:47:32+00:00

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.

Are you going to be personally responsible for your company’s debts? We explain how to make sure you are protected.2018-08-07T09:47:32+00:00
5 09, 2012

Dealing with the 8 common excuses why you haven’t been paid

2019-02-01T07:57:24+00:00

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.

Dealing with the 8 common excuses why you haven’t been paid2019-02-01T07:57:24+00:00
2 09, 2012

What are the risks of being in a ‘De Facto’ Relationship?

2019-03-27T09:45:12+00:00

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.

What are the risks of being in a ‘De Facto’ Relationship?2019-03-27T09:45:12+00:00