Legal

This law firm serves up justice for all

- July 29, 2019 7 MIN READ

Think you’ve got what it takes to start your own law firm? Just three years after being admitted to the bar, Ugur Nedim ventured out on his own. Here’s his lessons learned from 18 years building a business that’s become Sydney’s most awarded criminal law firm. When Sydney Criminal Lawyers (SCL) opened its doors in… Read more »

Legal

Labor promises to back small business in financial disputes with legal advice if elected

- May 1, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The Labor party has committed to establishing a free legal advice service for small businesses and farmers to assist them with legal disputes with financial service providers. The announcement has been welcomed by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Kate Carnell, who said Labor’s commitment to establishing a free legal advice service… Read more »

Legal

Single Touch Payroll rolls out for all businesses from July

- February 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Federal Parliament has passed legislation announcing all businesses with 19 or fewer employees will now have to report under the Single Touch Payroll system by 1 July 2019. Businesses with 20 or more employees came under reporting requirements in July 2018. The new legislation will make it mandatory for all Australian small businesses to send… Read more »

Legal

Can your small business afford a $360,000 fine?

- March 1, 2018 3 MIN READ

On February 22, 2018, amendments were made to the Privacy Act to introduce the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDB). All Australian businesses should have an action plan in place to deal with these new compliances. If your business fails to meet its obligations it can be costly. Hefty fines are in place for businesses that… Read more »

Business Advice

How to protect yourself as an employer

- July 26, 2017 3 MIN READ

Running a small business is challenging enough to forget that as an employer you’re also responsible for the behaviour of your employees in the workplace. One of the most serious problems a small business owner might face is vicarious liability. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you understand vicarious liability and protect yourself from it. What… Read more »