Business Articles by Local Experts

Estate planning for farms – avoiding disputes

In our third and final article in our series of information for farm businesses, we take a look at four common causes of estate...

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Wills and Estate Planning for farmers – Part 2

Last week, we wrote about what can go wrong without careful estate planning. This week, we go into details on trusts and transfer of...

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Time to have the conversation – Wills and Estate Planning for Farmers

We know you put a lot of hard work into running and maintaining your farm – and we know that farms are often made...

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Five questions for boards to ensure a cyber-safe organisation

Cyber attacks are a constant threat for businesses, however, the COVID-19 pandemic even further heightened this threat and emphasised the importance of cyber security...

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Invest in professional advice before buying property

Buying a property is likely to be the most expensive purchase you make. So it is a wise investment to get professional legal advice...

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Debt Recovery – What can you do to legally recover debts owed to you?

What is debt recovery? Debt recovery involves recovering money that is owed to someone (creditor) by someone else (debtor). In many cases, the creditor...

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Generals Protections claims – Employers Beware!

Following my recent unfair dismissal article I now look at how employers can defend general protections claims made to the Fair Work Commission. What...

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Hatch your brilliant new business idea with the help of an incubator

“Stop, collaborate and listen…” The immortal words of 90s-rapper Vanilla Ice can help us understand why business incubator programs have become so popular, and...

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Defending an unfair dismissal claim? Here’s what you can expect.

As a business owner, if you have to dismiss an employee there is always a chance they will make an unfair dismissal claim against...

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Making Staff Redundant – The Do’s and Don’ts

Last week, I wrote about things businesses should consider before deciding to make an employee redundant. This week, we look at the process for...

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