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Injunctions – A useful remedy?

“Are you dealing with someone who is doing the wrong thing? How can you stop them if they refuse to stop? Courts can make restraining orders in many different types of situations, very commonly within a very fast time frame.”

Facebook: Facing the consequences

Now more than ever, employees are posting private thoughts and personal information about themselves and their employers on websites such as Myspace, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. At this stage, Courts and the AIRC have not dealt with these issues, however recent examples in the media has highlighted what is a growing issue for employers.

Estate Agents: Are You Getting Paid?

It has been quite some time since estate agents faced the prospect of doing the work associated with a property sale and then not getting paid. We are seeing an increasing number of mortgagee sales, sales by receivers and liquidators. Attached are some tips to gain protection from these events.

When Retail Franchises Collapse

29 Apr 2009

Despite industry reports that franchising booms in tough economic times, the current deteriorating economic climate has seen the collapse of a number of well known franchise groups. The Queensland based kitchen and laundry appliance franchisor, Kleenmaid was placed into administration in early April 2009. This is hot on the heels of other franchisor collapses.