In What Circumstances Can Long Service Leave be Refused by Employers?
While employee long service leave can interrupt business operations, it is a legal right of most employees, owed by employers. Employers may encounter difficulty in determining when they are ableRead More
Can an Independent Contractor be Entitled to Long Service Leave?
Independent contractors generally provide services under a contract where they negotiate their own fees and working arrangements. They use their own tools and processes, and may work for several clientsRead More
What is the difference between a trust and a company?
Establishing your business with the appropriate business structure can set you up for long-term success. Depending on the size and nature of your business, your business may be suited underRead More
How do I search international trademarks?
Being a sole trader does not necessarily mean you have to operate your business alone. In short, yes – as a sole trader you are permitted to hire employees. AsRead More
What are costs on an indemnity basis?
Indemnity costs previously known as ‘Solicitor and Client costs’ are payments or compensation for damages that are incurred by a party during proceedings that may include but not limited toRead More
A Guide to the Different Types of Trusts
When understood properly, trusts can help people successfully plan finances, provide security for families, or achieve confident investing. Trusts, in essence, allow for one person (or a company) to holdRead More
What is an Interlocutory Application?
Interlocutory applications are made by parties prior to a final hearing in a case to seek a wide range of orders from the court. The application can be made atRead More
What is an AS 4902 Contract?
AS 4902 are standard form contracts intended for design and construction projects. Properly known as AS 4902-2000 General Conditions of Contract for Design and Construct, they are available for purchaseRead More