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More Flexibility For Commercial Leases

Why we are seeing an increase in flexibility for commercial leases? Whilst many of our clients and associates here in Adelaide, the coronavirus pandemic largely seems like a thing of the past, the changes to everyday life subsequent to the pandemic continue to flow....

South Australian Planning Code Reform

The South Australian government has just introduced its final stages of reform to the South Australian Planning Code (‘the code’) under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (SA) on 19 March 2021.[1] As such, there have been some changes to disclosure...

How Do I Know If I Have A Contract?

Do I Have A Contract? There are many reasons for entering into a ‘contract’. You may enter into a contract for work, a contract of sale, building contracts or even a business agreement. Whatever type of contract you enter into, it should be set up to give each party...

How to Claim A Debt Through Court

Making A Claim In Debt Through Court Background  Have you loaned money to a friend or family member and they haven’t repaid you? Maybe you are a business and a client hasn’t paid you for the goods or services you have provided. If you are owed money and have been...

Contractual Obligations & COVID-19

Force Majeure – Frustration – Termination For our valued clients, colleagues and friends, I have put together a brief summary of your exposure in this COVID-19 landscape. It is expected that in the near future you, your customers and or your suppliers will...

New Commercial Leasing Code – Covid-19

COVID-19 // APRIL 2020 // COMMERCIAL LEASING PRINCIPLES    On 3 April 2020, the National Cabinet agreed to a set of principles (Code) for application to commercial tenancies (including retail, office and industrial) between owners/operators/other landlords and...

Working From Home

Working from Home: Best Practice Tips With so many companies taking on board the Government’s directive to #StayHome and #StaySafe during COVID-19, the new reality impacting many employers is how to maintain the team spirit and work ethic, as well as lead and manage...

COVID-19 – Impact On Employers

COVID-19 – How Does it Impact Your Workforce and Workplace? In response to the recent pandemic, there are a number of government-driven measures (amongst more) that are being taken, which in turn affect employees and workplaces. These measures may impact on...

Unfair Dismissal Claims For Casual Employees.

A Serious Win for Casual Employees and a Warning to Employers A new decision by the Fair Work Commission has opened the door for casual employees to bring unfair dismissal claims against their employers. A casual employee at retail giant Bed Bath N’ Table, who had...