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How to Protect Your Assets during a Financial Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has shocked the financial markets and created difficult situations for people who own assets that have fallen in value. In this article, we explore three tips that could help protect your assets and finances throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Disclaimer: This article has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended… Read More

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What is the Tort of Negligence?

Negligence occurs when one fails to take reasonable care to avoid causing damage to another person. It applies to both individuals and businesses. There are several factors that need to be satisfied for an individual or a company to successfully sue for negligence. These are: Duty of care; Breach of duty; Causation; and Damage Establishing… Read More

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Are Casual Workers Now Entitled to Paid Leave?

The distinction between casual, full-time and part-time workers appears to be relatively straightforward. Casual workers are normally not entitled to paid annual or sick leave. Instead, they are paid casual loading of 25%. Recently, the Full Court of the Federal Court made findings in relation to the characteristics of a casual employee. It is common… Read More

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Effects of COVID-19 on Workplace Law – An Employee Perspective

The COVID-19 is a health crisis that has caused extensive disruption to our way of life. Lockdown placing restrictions on travel and cautious spending habits, it is unlikely that the economy will see an immediate recovery to previous activity levels. This has had a notable impact upon workplace law as many employees have been stood… Read More

Making a will - Do I need a will?

Busting 5 Common Objections to Making a Will

Making a Will can often feel like a daunting and unnecessary task. With much of the angst in the community regarding COVID-19 beginning to subside, you may be thinking that making a Will is not an important task anymore. However, the unfortunate reality is that death is inevitable and proper creation of a Will is… Read More