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Do I need legal advice when buying a business in Australia?

Buying a business in Australia is a highly-complex process which, depending on the type of business being purchased, may involve a number of intricate steps to successfully complete. Seeking the support of an Australian business lawyer will help you navigate each step of the transaction to maximise your benefit and minimise potential risks. When should …

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3 things to consider before selling your Australian business

Selling a business can be both an exciting and stressful time. To ensure you are as prepared as possible for the sale of your business, we’ve outlined the three key things you should consider before commencing the sale process. 1. Are you ready to sell your Australian businesss? Before selling your Australian business, it is …

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Employee vs contractor: what’s the difference?

When engaging a worker for your business, it is important to determine whether that worker is an employee or an independent contractor. It is critical to determine which relationship exists, as employees and contractors have different rights and entitlements that your business must provide and comply with. Incorrectly classifying an employment relationship as a contractor …

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Is there a difference between part-time and casual employment agreements?

Having appropriate employment agreements in place is vital to ensure that your business understands employee entitlements and is compliant with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). For example, casual employees and part-time employees are prescribed very different entitlements under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and National Employment Standards and having the appropriate employment agreements …

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