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Code of Conduct for Commercial Leasing

May 29, 2020

Queensland has now enacted the principles of the Federal Government’s Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Leasing. The Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (the regulation) came into effect on 28 May 2020. This regulation implements the National Cabinet mandatory code of conduct – SME commercial leasing principles during COVID-19 (the Code).

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Government approach to rental and lease agreements during Covid-19

April 8, 2020

Lease and rental agreements: key points The Australian Government is working with the States and Territories to limit the economic impacts of Covid-19 on commercial tenancies. With constant updates coming from the Government, we have summarised some key takeaways for you here.

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9 Ways To Create a Positive Work Environment For Your Staff

March 3, 2020

Brandon & Gullo Lawyers is thrilled to have been nominated and selected as a finalist for the QLS Workplace Culture and Health Award. From the beginning, firm founder’s Ashley and Karen, have sort to ensure their workplace culture is one where staff feel valued and supported in both their personal and professional lives – a rare thing to find within the legal profession.

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Are you currently a shareholder?

August 4, 2019

Simply put, a Shareholder Agreement is an agreement between the shareholders of a company. It sets out each shareholder’s rights and obligations.

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Warranty changes are coming that may affect your business

June 18, 2019

Do you offer a warranty against defects in relation to goods or services? It is vital that you are aware of the changes under Australian Consumer Law and include particular wording in your warranty to ensure you comply with the changes.

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4 Tips to Maintaining Cash Flow in Your Business

May 14, 2019

Anyone in business for more than 30 days knows that cash flow is the most vital part in keeping your doors open! As I recently read in a Harvard Business Review article, ‘You can’t pay bills with profits—only cash”.

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You NEED A Will: Directors and Shareholders

June 26, 2018

We often meet clients who do not realise the importance of estate planning where they are involved in a private company as a director and/or shareholder.

Recently, we met with a client to prepare their Will, they were ready to tell us about their intentions for their assets and children. However, when we tried to discuss their business succession, they had not thought about it or reviewed their company constitution and trust deeds to see if they provided any options.

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Productivity Hacks – A few ways you can work smarter right now

June 12, 2018

tick off all the things on your to-do list.

We can all benefit from finding ways to become more productive in our lives; especially those of you starting or running a small business. We are passionate about the power of small business in the community and hope these tips help can you to work smarter so you can get more done.

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Beware: Advice from Gumtree ‘lawyers’ could have you barking up the wrong tree!

May 29, 2018

Would you take legal advice from a “lawyer” offering his/her services through a Gumtree ad?

The situation seems laughable, but a recent case dealt with an uncertified lay-advocate who had offering advice and services on Gumtree under the guise he was a certified legal practitioner.

The Western Australian Supreme Court decision in Van Der Feltz v Legal Practice Board (2017) resulted in the arm-chair expert being slapped with a $20,000 fine!

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Dispute Resolution Clauses – Why You Need One in Your Business Contract

August 14, 2017

The commercial reality of business is that even the most agreeable of parties, can butt heads over issues arising in the course of operations. If disagreements aren’t resolved quickly and effectively, it can have a huge effect on your business. This is why including a dispute resolution clause in your business contract is so important.

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