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Returning to work – one step at a time

Returning to work – one step at a time

With government restrictions set to lift, it is important that employers consider and plan for the practical issues that may arise with a return to the workplace. Some matters that will require consideration before employees return include: 1. Does your workplace have...

How to help your business thrive despite the Covid-19 climate.

How to help your business thrive despite the Covid-19 climate.

Covid-19 has undoubtedly changed your business in ways that no one could have anticipated. With so much unprecedented change, it is understandable if you’re hoping that the easing restrictions will mean the start of the long road back to some form of ‘business as...

What is a tenant required to provide for a rent relief request?

What is a tenant required to provide for a rent relief request?

One of the most frequently asked questions by both tenants and landlords concerns the type of information which should be provided by a tenant as part of a request for rent relief.  There has been much confusion and concern as to what information is reasonable and...

Electronic signing and witnessing of wills

Electronic signing and witnessing of wills

The COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 passed in April 2020 foreshadowed the electronic signing of estate planning documents such as Wills and Powers of Attorney pursuant to regulations to be finalised. On 12 May 2020, Victoria passed the Regulations...

Protecting your brand. Tips for your sponsorship agreements.

Protecting your brand. Tips for your sponsorship agreements.

What happens when your brand ambassador goes rogue? Sponsorship arrangements can increase brand awareness and deliver a great return on investment for corporate sponsors. However, unsavoury behaviour by a brand ambassador can quickly tarnish the reputations of the...

COVID-19 wreaking havoc on your cashflow? Tips to get paid.

COVID-19 wreaking havoc on your cashflow? Tips to get paid.

It’s hard enough in business at the best of times.  When you don’t get paid, things just get worse. Now more than ever, cash flow is important to the survival of your business.  Fortunately, there are some very simple and effective things you can do to increase your...

5 tips for good privacy practice now

5 tips for good privacy practice now

Data breaches can cause serious financial, emotional, reputational or even legal harm to both the individuals and organisations involved. In most cases, it is far easier to prevent a data breach from occurring than it is to clean up the mess after it has happened! So,...

An inside view of Motorsport

An inside view of Motorsport

In the first of a two-part series, Sven Burchartz was interviewed by Auto Action magazine on his unique involvement in the motor sport industry, his experiences from both on and off the track, as well as the role law plays within the sport. As featured in Auto Action...

How to respond to a data breach notification

How to respond to a data breach notification

Under the Australian Privacy Act and the Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) scheme, organisations which store your personal information and experience a notifiable data breach, must inform you of that breach, as well as the Privacy Commissioner. An eligible data breach...

Make sure that you delete your redundant data!

Make sure that you delete your redundant data!

For most of us, we’d be lost without our phones, tablets, and computers. These devices have changed the way we live. We can now do our banking without going to the bank, eat restaurant quality food without going to a restaurant and even work without going to work! And...