If you’re thinking about starting a business or going through some changes in your business, it’s good to think about what type of structure you want to use. In Australia we have 4 common types of legal business structure: sole trader, partnership, company or trust. Which is right for you?
The Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme has been extended from 15 January 2022 to 15 March 2022 (the Extended Scheme).
An update on vaccination requirements for authorised workers in Victoria. Including information on stand downs, termination, penalties and steps all employers should follow.
By 27 September 2021, employers need to assess whether any of their existing casual employees who have been employed since before 27 March 2021 are eligible to be offered to convert to perm
The Victorian Government has now announced details of the new Covid19 Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme If you are a commercial tenant (or landlord) here are the key points for you to be aware of:- Eligibility Rent relief is only available to tenants that are small and medium businesses with an annual turnover of less than […]
Important changes to .au domain name rules
The implementation of the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Job and Economic Recovery) Act 2021 (“Amendment Act”) on 27 March 2021 ends the opportunity for employees to ‘double dip’ on claims for entitlements and enables casual employees to request permanent employment. However, it also places significant obligations on employers of casual employees. Under the Amendment Act, […]
Have you been left out of a Will or not provided for enough from a deceased estate? If so, you may be eligible to contest the Will. There are varying rules across Australian states for contesting a Will. Where the deceased permanently lived, owned real estate and the date of the deceased’s death are relevant. […]
An executor is a person appointed in a Will to administer the estate of the Will maker. The estate of a deceased person is the composite of their assets and liabilities. When there is no Will left, the person to deal with the administration of the estate will be somebody appointed by the Court as […]
The change in the definition of a “consumer” under the ACL has implications for business to business transactions for high value commercial or industrial goods.