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Category Archives: Commercial & Corporate

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The fine print*

We’ve seen advertisements on the backs of buses quoting a seemingly great price for a product or service. We’ve also spotted businesses burying questionable […]

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Guarantees can be risky business

As the great George Costanza said on a classic episode of ‘Seinfeld’ ‘everybody knows you’ve got to keep your worlds apart’. But, worlds can collide f […]

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Counting the cost of outsourcing (part 3)

Welcome to the third of a 3-part series on the risks associated with offshoring arrangements. Job losses may occur when organisations offshore office functions. […]

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Statutory demand: a double edged sword

Statutory demands can be a handy tool in recovering a debt. However, their associated risks are often overlooked in the heat of the moment. Indeed, paying the o […]

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Counting the cost of outsourcing (part 2)

Welcome to the second instalment of a 3-part series on the risks associated with offshoring personal information. It is increasingly common for organisations to […]

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Counting the cost of outsourcing (part 1)

This is the first of a 3-part series on risks associated with offshoring personal information. In this series, we will discuss: an organisation’s obligati […]

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Play fair with small business

12 November 2016 is d-day! New unfair contract laws will commence in Australia extending the coverage of consumer protection to ‘standard form’ small bus […]

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That’s the price you pay

With the constant pressures of deadlines, supply orders, reporting, accounting requirements and profit margins (just to name a few), businesses can inadvertentl […]

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Section 52 … why bother?

If you are a business owner and have ever thought about selling your business there is a good chance you’ve come across the term ‘Section 52’.  Now be ho […]

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Architectural plans – copyright or wrong?

Property developers, architects and builders should be aware that using a third party’s plans may result in copyright infringement. In a recent decision in […]

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