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Why do I need to protect my businesses intellectual property?

Identifying and protecting your businesses Intellectual Property (IP) protects some of the most valuable assets of any business. IP rights are important business assets which can be owned, sold or…

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UPDATE: Dismissal of Unvaccinated Employee not unfair & Revocation of Directions

Since the introduction of Public Health Directions throughout 2021, requiring individuals (visitors or workers) to be vaccinated prior to entering the premises of a restricted business or vulnerable and/or high-risk…

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Sunset dates and termination clauses in off the plan contracts

Buying off the plan traditionally gave buyers a chance to settle later, but at today’s prices. Developers were able to develop a land subdivision or a block of units based…

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Contract subject to Building & Pest – what does it mean?

If a contract to purchase a residential or commercial property in Queensland is ‘subject to a building and pest inspection’, it means that the contract is subject to and conditional…

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ASIC has an eye on social media influencers providing financial advice

It is hard to imagine a world without social media. Its growth in a relatively small-time frame has permeated through every aspect of our every life. Whilst social media allows…

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Investing in people, technology, and skills a boost for business in 2022 Federal budget

Any business which wants to thrive in this competitive world we operate in must have a commitment to technology and skilling their workforce. We do a lot of work with…

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2022 Australian Federal Budget a boost to immigration

After over two years of uncertainty and a curtailed immigration programme the Federal government announced the welcome mat is back out in last nights Australian Federal Budget. What was included…

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Mandatory Vaccination Policies

Since the implementation of Public Health Orders requiring mandatory vaccination to enter the premises of restricted businesses, activities or undertakings, employers and employees have questioned the validity, legality and ethics…

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Contract subject to Finance – what does it mean?

If a contract to purchase a residential or commercial property in Queensland is subject to finance, it means that the contract is subject to and conditional upon the buyer obtaining…

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Changes to shareholder meetings & electronic communication introduced

The Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Bill 2021 (Bill) passed through both houses of the Commonwealth parliament on 10 February 2022. These permanent changes to shareholder meetings will take effect…

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What are the major legal issues that face a business?

One of the most common questions I am asked is what the main legal issues are facing businesses, particularly those in the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) category? Well, there…

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Do I need to carry out due diligence when buying a business?

I am often asked by clients do I really need to undertake due diligence as I know the business very well or is due diligence is a waste of money?…

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