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1904, 2018

It’s Time To Review Your Privacy Policy

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Trust in cyberspace has never been lower. Amidst the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica scandal, the recent Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme and the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation, users have a newfound scepticism towards volunteering personal information [...]

1604, 2018

Will your ‘zero-tolerance policy’ withstand the scrutiny of the Fair Work Commission?

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A behaviour that is perfectly acceptable in one workplace may be cause for summary dismissal in another. Take the use of a mobile phone - it’s expected of an office worker, but it is typically [...]

1204, 2018

Employee claims $1.8M from boss, ‘Mr Stinky’, for farting – The Law of Workplace Bullying

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Dispute Resolution, employees, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I was sceptical when an article with a similar headline and a suspicious publication date (April 1st) pedalled its way through social media. In response, I did precisely what one would expect of a mature, [...]

404, 2018

Who Owns the Business Name – A Lesson for Business

By | April 4th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Trademarks|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The art deco doors of the Paragon café remained open throughout two world wars, three transfers of business and multiple financial crises. Now, despite purchase offers in multiples of the owner's asking price, the business's [...]

2703, 2018

Robert Patterson on the Future of Rankin & Co.

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, employees|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When it comes to growing a law firm, few know better than Robert “Patto” Patterson. Patto has invested the last two decades driving substantial growth in some of Australia’s top law firms, including M+K Lawyers [...]

2202, 2018

Oops, Wrong Recipient

By | February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Data Protection|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What to Do Under New Data Breach Laws There is no sound more cringe-worthy than the ‘whoosh’ of a misdirected email. As of today, that moment of realization- the moment the email escapes your outbox [...]

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