Accountants and Financial Planners Briefing
Strata Law Changes - What it means for your clients?
Friday, 10 March 2017

New strata laws came into force on 30 November 2016 in New South Wales that are set to make it easier for apartment owners to update or redevelop their ageing unit blocks, or to collectively sell their block to property developers.

Franchisors need to think through redecoration and fit-out obligations

Can a franchisor compel franchisees to pay for costly store fit outs and renovations of stores?

ABN or ACN - A valuable lesson on registering under the Personal Property Securities Act

A recent decision handed down on 31 January 2017 in the Supreme Court of New South Wales has highlighted the importance...

What do you mean I’m not covered? I have insurance!

All too often, a business is left without insurance cover because the liability may fall under an indemnity so what are...

Getting hotter in the Domino’s kitchen – Paying for visa sponsorship

A Fairfax Media investigation focussing on franchisees underpaying workers has revealed yet another scam involving the e...

Should you? Shouldn’t you? – Buying a commercial property

Buying a commercial property is a big investment that comes with a series of benefits. If you’ve been thinking about whe...

Are your passwords putting your brand/business at risk?

We’ve all heard the advice about making sure that your passwords are secure but according to a recent list of the most c...

Relatives or third parties applying for time with children- Where do you stand?

The Family Court has historically been strict when considering applications from someone other than a parent or grandpar...