Director Identification Numbers – important dates

Statutory demands are serious documents and should never be ignored.
4 April, 2022

Disputes between directors and shareholders and the importance of taking proactive steps early

We are regularly engaged to assist directors and shareholders who are engaged in disputes, often where there is a 50/50 deadlock, as the interests in the business are equally owned (whether as shareholders or beneficiaries of a trust). Often the...
25 March, 2022

Changes to Director Penalty Notices do not allow payment arrangements

After putting collections on hold during the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has returned to recovering debts, including issuing Director Penalty Notices (DPN’s). However, in a recent change enacted by the ATO, directors are no...
21 March, 2022

Proving solvency after a company has failed to comply with a statutory demand

Statutory demands are serious documents and should never be ignored.
9 March, 2022

Four things every business should update in 2022

In the day-to-day hustle and bustle of a busy business it is easy to set and forget much of your administrative paperwork. Unfortunately, when things go wrong, this paperwork becomes critical.
1 March, 2022

My website, images or online content has been copied – what can I do about it?

In today’s online world we often have clients contacting us asking what they can do when their webpage, images or online content has been copied and re-used by someone. This article discusses the law and your options.
23 February, 2022

Shareholder disputes – what form do they take and what are your options?

Seeking legal advice early to assist in facilitating any discussions and documenting any outcomes is an ideal approach. It can also potentially reduce the risk of much larger legal fees if the matter proceeds to Court or there is a...
17 February, 2022
High Court Breathes New Life into Independent Contracting

High Court breathes new life into independent contracting

Business owners and employers in the construction, transport, hospitality and IT industries can find some comfort in the courts again trying to clarify the status of contractors and employees.
11 February, 2022
Selling your business in 2022: Dangers to avoid

Selling your business in 2022: Dangers to avoid

Selling a business requires careful consideration and planning. Often, if a business doesn’t perform as expected, the purchaser will look to the vendor to compensate them for the poor performance of the business.
8 February, 2022