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Signing & Witnessing in era of COVID-19

The above was introduced to and passed by the NSW Parliament 24 March 2020. Its passing was not surprising. However, the Act did not expressly deal with Legislation with particular execution and witnessing requirements, such as the Powers of Attorney Act 2003 and the...

JobKeeper Subsidy – A Bit of Help

State and Federal Governments are producing a range of mechanisms to deal with the many implications of the COVID 19 situation. If you run a business confronting any of the issues outlined below and, after reading this, have any questions, please feel free to contact...

I had been anticipating…

I had been anticipating that today (27 March 2020) the NSW Government would gazette a whole string of regulations under COVID-19 LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (EMERGENCY MEASURES) ACT 2020 to do with things like signing and witnessing documents. That seems not to have...

Issues For Business In Difficult Times

A list of issues to think about. Not necessarily apt for all situations, but a base to work from. If you run a business confronting hard issues and, after reading this, have any questions, please feel free to contact me - info@gregdross.com.au or ross@eakin.com.au ....

Modern Slavery – Practical Implementation

In my view, little meaningful has been published about the actual practical implications of Modern Slavery laws whether for small business or government, despite a plethora of quasi academic and Government policy material being disseminated. From what I see and hear...

Issues to Think About if Starting a Business

A list of issues to think about. Not necessarily apt for all situations, but a good base which a few people have now used to ground their thinking. If you are interested in starting up a business and, after reading this, have any questions, please feel free to contact...

Modern Slavery Law – Practical Implications

In my view little meaningful has been published about the actual practical implications of Modern Slavery laws for small business, despite a plethora of quasi academic and Government policy material being disseminated. From what I see and hear from people operating...