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EOFY Checklist for Small Businesses

With the end of the financial year rapidly approaching, it is critical that small businesses have their financial and business affairs in order. We’ve put together a quick checklist addressing

The number one topic that employers have trouble with, according to Employsure Australia, is their obligations relating to wages. Modelling released in 2019 by consulting firm PwC

Business Lawyers Adelaide

Is your hobby now a business? With the emergence of digital platforms, such as Instagram and eBay, we have seen the rise of hobbies evolving into businesses.

In a recent decision in the Federal Court, two directors who were ‘wilfully blind’ to the fact that employees were not being paid their entitlements were found personally liable for

Quite often, we have clients chasing directors for the debts of the director’s company where a personal guarantee has been provided. Some directors fail to recognise that they have

10,000 Companies Facing Post-Pandemic Insolvency - Bambrick Legal

Australia will be overwhelmed with insolvencies by the end of 2022 due to a pandemic hangover. Thousands of COVID zombie companies, alongside many others with extreme

In 2018, the new ipso facto regime was introduced in Australia and now applies to any contracts entered into since its introduction. Many people are unaware that ipso facto

Tax laws are constantly evolving, and a recent change to the rules regarding Director’s Penalty Notices (‘DPNs’) has the potential to trip up company directors who have outstanding

State and Federal governments are rolling out many measures intended to offer some relief for businesses facing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. These include a six month

Are You Owed Money?

Have you loaned money or do you provide a service or goods to someone? Have you tried to provide friendly reminders and negotiations and the debt is still not paid? You are not alone,

Company Directors Must Apply for the New Director ID by November 2022

Australian company directors have been given just over a year to apply for the new Director Identification Number (dubbed the Director ID). The deadline is 30 November 2022.

Someone once said you shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. Although they probably weren’t talking about taxation, the adage holds true for activities that have the potential to bring in

The Australian media has recently reported a series of companies that have directed vaccinations for their employees, such as SPC. Employees have to follow lawful, reasonable,

What Does It Mean to Appoint a Corporate Trustee in a Family Trust Bambrick Legal

Many people establish trust structures as a mechanism for control, asset protection, and tax minimisation. In setting up a trust, a person known as a ‘settlor’ appoints an individual or

Have you ever signed a standard form contract? Well, the terms of your standard form contract may be unfair. If it is unfair the contract will be void. This means the contract is not binding and