Resources

Here you will find useful commentary, website links and tips to help you through this current environment. This resource is added to daily.

A hotline for clients to contact us and be directed to the best person or people to help talk through the challenges you may be facing, has been set up. The number is (02) 8281 7980.

  • Premium claims in the climate of covid-19

    With this rise in demand and increase in competition, there seem to be more businesses trying to get a competitive advantage by making false, misleading or deceptive premium claims to promote the alleged benefits of their products and taking advantage of consumer desperation.

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  • Presumption of Injury for prescribed workers contracting COVID-19

    This bulletin relates to amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 that have been made in order to provide that there will be a presumption of injury in favour of a worker in prescribed employment who contracts COVID-19.

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  • Witnessing documents during COVID-19

    The Government recently passed the Electronic Transactions Amendment (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 which permits the witnessing of signing documents electronically, through the use of audio visual link.

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  • NSW Land Registry Services

    While most aspects of the property industry facilitate the use of electronic signatures and digital documents to complete a transaction, NSW Land Registry Services (LRS) appears to be slower in making this transition.

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  • Debt Recovery & Insolvency

    The Federal Government has increased threshold limits and time frames for debt recovery matters over the next six months to assist individuals and businesses who find themselves in financial distress.

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  • Building & Construction

    COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty in the building & construction industry, including in relation to supply Interruptions, concerns and possible flow on costs.

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  • Employment & IR

    In these difficult times, employers have to carefully manage employment and IR obligations, along with work health and safety duties.

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  • Personal Property Securities

    Now that the COVID 19 pandemic is upon us, hire businesses should take a moment to consider whether they have done what is needed to protect any assets to which the Personal Property Securities Act applies.

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  • NSW rent support measures

    Announcements on protecting commercial and residential tenants impacted by COVID-19 from eviction.

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  • Protecting you and your business from Covid-19

    Here we outline 8 steps you and your business could take to ensure it is best positioned to recover quickly from the effects of the Coronavirus crisis.

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  • Leasing

    The ability to continue to meet commercial contractual obligations is going to become increasingly difficult and this is going to have an impact on both tenants and their landlords.

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  • Warning on COVID-19 scams

    Australians should be aware scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people's fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or cure the virus.

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