WARNING IN RELATION TO BUSINESS CONTRACTS!!

By |November 25th, 2016|

The provisions of the Retail Shop Leases Act Amendment Act 2015 in relation to disclosure come into force today (25 November 2016).

Agents must ensure that an Assignor Disclosure Statement, together with a copy of the current lease, is given to the prospective buyer seven (7) days prior to the buyer signing the contract.

Agents need […]

Retail Shop Lease Comparison Table

By |October 27th, 2016|

STOP PRESS

By |October 27th, 2016|

Amendments to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 will come into effect on 25 November 2016. Amendments are being made in relation to disclosure requirements, rent review provision, determining outgoings and compensation provisions among others.

 

We have prepared a comparison table showing the amendments that have been made. Click here to go to the table.

 

Contact […]

Employment Law – Factsheet

By |October 13th, 2016|

 

 

 

FACT SHEET – EMPLOYMENT LAW
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AND AN EMPLOYEE?
When preparing contracts in relation to the engagement of a worker it is important to determine whether the worker is an employee or an independent contractor. There are important differences in your obligations to the worker depending on the worker’s status.

Over […]

Checklist – Is your worker a genuine contractor?

By |October 13th, 2016|

If you answer yes to most of these questions, it is likely that the worker is an independent contractor:
 Does the worker decide how and where the work is performed?
 Does the worker decide when the work is performed?
 Does the worker bear the cost of delay if deadlines are not met?
 Can the […]

You don’t know what you don’t know

By |August 10th, 2016|

 

You don’t know what you don’t know, until it is too late!
“You don’t know what you don’t know son”, the immortal words of a bespectacled, older and greyer colleague of mine when I lamented what I saw as the stupidity of the predicament of a client of mine in my very early years as […]