Category Archives: General

Unfair Contract Provisions Change

Written on November 26, 2020 at 7:00 am, by

Under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) clauses in standard form contracts that are unfair may be declared void where one of the parties is a small business. There is no “big stick” which is forcing business to remove unfair provisions from standard contracts. But this is likely to change.  In particular, a significant monetary penalty  Continue Reading »

White Collar Crime

Written on March 6, 2019 at 2:21 am, by

White collar crime – insidious and often invisible until it’s too late. Indicators of crime include overdraft limits being reached for no apparent reason, creditors complaining that they haven’t been paid –   in an environment of solid sales and no bad debts.  And in addition to having to deal with the theft, management may be  Continue Reading »

Updating your Will

Written on May 14, 2015 at 6:54 am, by

As your personal circumstances change, you may need to change your Will.  Separation, divorce, marriage and a change of mind might mean a new Will is needed. Did you know that if you get married, your old Will will no longer be of any effect (unless made in contemplation of your specific marriage)? However, if  Continue Reading »