Privacy Act changes commence this month!

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2016 commences operation on 22 February, 2018 This means that companies that hold personal information – which can be client lists, personal information and data associated with clients or customers must notify affected individuals, as well as the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, if they become aware […]

Managing commercial leases – a whole new world!

On 13 January 2016, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued IFRS 16 Leases, which essentially does away with operating leases and, subject to limited exceptions, requires all leases to be capitalised on the balance sheet rather than leaving them “off balance sheet” – which is general practice.  It will affect most companies that report under […]

From Boards to CyBoards (iBoards)

The idea that boards need to start sitting up and taking notice of advances in technology is not a new one. For quite some years the need to be up to date with technology has been on the agenda of most boards with the majority of discussion around what is emerging in their sector, innovation […]

The gig economy has much broader usability in the legal industry beyond being a business model for SMEs

Why shouldn’t law firms feel like modern businesses? Why shouldn’t they deliver services in a modern and flexible way? To keep reading    

Three things SMEs should know about skilled visas now that 457 visas are being replaced

It’s been seven months since the government announced it was axing the 457 skilled worker visa in favour of a new system, but there are still plenty of unknowns for small businesses. to continue reading Smart Company

Exciting times for the Australia Brazil business community

To read more about the initiatives currently being undertaken by the ABCC, please read on…

Dynamic duo stepping away from ‘big partner politics’

A boutique firm is reaping success by avoiding the traditional law firm model while also overcoming the barriers that many sole practitioners face. The brains behind Teddington Legal, Mark Gardiner and Nicole Billett, say their firm’s unique journey and approach to flexibility have helped it attract more people to the fold.  To keep reading

Busting the biggest legal problems for SME’s

Mark Gardiner and Nicole Billett talk with Adam Zuchetti from My Business…. keep reading

On the beat – Part 2

This week I was interstate and met with an experienced lawyer who has had an impressive career in private practice…. to find out who I met, read more here

An alternative career path to practice law….

A boutique law firm said it is offering legal professionals an alternative approach to practice law in a way not previously made available.  Read on