Business Articles by Local Experts

Noticeable wave of regional migration after COVID-19

Robertson Hyetts reports a 67 per cent rise in property transactions over summer in Bendigo, in comparison to the same time last year. First...

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5 key things you need to know about stamp duty in Victoria

Every property purchase comes with costs beyond the deposit and mortgage. But, it’s the amount of land transfer duty (often referred to as stamp...

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Why Procedural Fairness is Critical

Principal - WRLaw

Written by Pauline Grima and Rosa Raco A recent decision by Fair Work Commissioner Bernie Riordan once again highlighted the importance of ensuring procedural...

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We’ve come a long way baby. Or have we?

Principal - WRLaw

Written by Di Dempsey Since my daughter has returned to the workforce after maternity leave, I have been babysitting for her a couple of...

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COMMON MISTAKES SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE WHEN IT COMES TO INSURANCE

Branch Manager - Broker - Insurance House

Insurance is complicated, we’ll be the first to admit it. It can be overwhelming trying to figure out exactly what insurance cover you need...

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Can workplaces make it compulsory for employees to get vaccinated against COVID?

As COVID-19 vaccines become available in Australia, many workplaces are wondering whether employers can require their workers to have the COVID-19 vaccination. What are...

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Farm Succession Planning – The Documents

In this last article of our series, we’ll discuss various succession planning documents in more detail. Most people understand that a Will sets out the distribution...

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Can employees choose to work from home?

Needless to say, 2020 was a year like no other.  One of the big changes that occurred for many people was the need to...

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Farm succession planning – using trusts to protect their inheritance

Testamentary discretionary trusts are powerful tools, and can provide beneficiaries with a plethora of options to efficiently manage their inheritance. Asset protection Receiving an...

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Farm succession planning – who is to receive your wealth

The third and fourth of the four key estate and farm succession planning questions – who is to receive your wealth, and how should...

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