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  • Practical tips to navigate the (sometimes) complicated world of Modern Awards

Practical tips to navigate the (sometimes) complicated world of Modern Awards

July 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Practical tips to navigate the (sometimes) complicated world of Modern Awards

Picture this: You are a small business owner. After getting through the first five years of trade, you are starting to see returns on the time, emotion and finances that you have invested into the business. Then a document comes in the mail and your fortune turns on its head. You are faced with a claim by a former employee and you realise your business is faced with an unexpected liability worth thousands of dollars. All due to a clause nested in a Modern Award that you had simply overlooked or misunderstood. Here’s how to avoid becoming that business.

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Supportive and empathetic, providing timely advice and guidance

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Supportive and empathetic, providing timely advice and guidance

Andreyev Lawyers - supportive and empathetic. This was a difficult process but Andreyev Lawyers provided timely advice and guidance and I was confident that they were doing their upmost.

  • Jessica Patrick

Jessica Patrick

April 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Jessica Patrick

Jessica assists clients with a range of disputes that arise both in their business and personal lives.

  • When should directors be personally liable for tax debts?

When should directors be personally liable for tax debts?

April 18th, 2019|Comments Off on When should directors be personally liable for tax debts?

As a general rule, a company provides its shareholders with ‘limited liability’. This means that the extent of resources a shareholder risks when they invest in an enterprise is limited to the amount of capital they put into the company (or agree to put in). If the company runs out of resources, or gets hit with a nasty surprise, the capital may all be lost, but the shareholders are not obliged to put anything additional in. They have just ‘done their doe’.The limitation of liability for shareholders has not really changed much over the centuries that limited liability companies have been around. What has changed, is the role and responsibility of directors.

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2019 Budget Impact Summary: Surplus to requirements?

April 5th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Budget Impact Summary: Surplus to requirements?

As a general rule, Budgets try to please as many people as possible, and upset as few as possible.  This strategy is even more important for a Budget in an election year - when short-term memories are still likely to be working on polling day.

  • Does your Company need a Constitution?

Does your company need a Constitution?

March 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Does your company need a Constitution?

Here are some reasons why you should think about a Constitution for your company, rather than simply adopting the 'replaceable rules' in the Corporations Act.

  • Crime never pays, but you might have to.

Crime never pays, but you might have to.

March 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Crime never pays, but you might have to.

As a business owner, you trust your employees to be honest. It’s therefore every employer’s worst fear to find out that an employee has been stealing from you. But what if then, that employee sues you, and your lawyer tells you that employee has a case?

  • How to effectively limit your liability

How to effectively limit your liability

March 1st, 2019|Comments Off on How to effectively limit your liability

Limitation of liability clauses are a great way for parties to a contract to limit, manage or allocate risk between them.

  • If you see the word ‘indemnity’ in a contract – SEEK LEGAL ADVICE IMMEDIATELY

If you see the word ‘indemnity’ in a contract – SEEK LEGAL ADVICE IMMEDIATELY

March 1st, 2019|Comments Off on If you see the word ‘indemnity’ in a contract – SEEK LEGAL ADVICE IMMEDIATELY

Indemnities are often treated like a ‘standard’ or ‘boilerplate’ contract clause, when they are anything but. If they are ignored or overlooked, you could be in trouble when something goes wrong. However, when used properly, indemnity clauses can help you to manage your risk when entering into an agreement.

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