Compulsory acquisition of business premises

What happens when the government acquires your business premises? Author – Christopher Daniele For a small business, opening a letter from a government agency saying your business premises are to be acquired for a new road, metro station, hospital or other project is...

NSW employers face possibility of industrial manslaughter bill

    Get your OH&S house in order with our compliance tips Robert Rodgers With industrial manslaughter now an offence in several States, and cases against employers underway in Queensland, NSW employers need to prepare for the possibility of similar legislation being...

How diverse is your board of directors?

  The benefits of board diversity for Australian SMEs Only 25% of company directors feel the current level of diversity on Australian boards is satisfactory, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Director Sentiment Index. That’s a risk for...

Contract negotiation strategies for COVID

Negotiating for supply chain disruption during the pandemic Author – Natalie Young A few years ago, it would have been hard to imagine the number of factors outside any individual’s control that are causing chaos along supply chains. But for Australian business owners...

Does your business need a social media policy? | PTW Law

Guidance for employees on acceptable use of social media Elias Kheir Social media policies are not just for tech companies, large corporates or government departments. Given the ever-evolving nature of technology and how people interact and businesses transact...

Australian company director issues to watch in 2022

Company directors: have you been paying attention to these three trends? by Tolly Saivanidis The top three issues keeping company directors awake as we head into 2022 are: Cyber-crime and data security Structural change & changing business models Legal and regulatory...

What’s next for commercial lease agreements in NSW?

Author—Helen Pinder While many businesses are hoping for a return to retail trading over summer, ‘business as usual’ might still be a long way off. Supply chain issues, ongoing healthcare concerns may still affect cash flow for small businesses. Landlords and tenants...

Concussion in sport: duty of care in concussion management

  Concussion lawsuits on the rise In Australia around 3,000 people are hospitalised with a sports-related concussion each year. Between 2011-12 and 2018-19 there was an 89 per cent increase in concussions in local football compared with a 29 per cent increase in...

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