Pro-Active

Have a very Merry COVID Christmas

November 25th, 2021|

Have a very Merry COVID Christmas Restrictions are easing around the country, just in time for the festive season. However, it is unlikely that festive celebrations will look like the [...]

The Great ‘Jab’ Debate – can employers require employees to be vaccinated?

August 23rd, 2021|

The ‘new normal’ of COVID-19 appears to include acceptance that it is going to be with us for a while if not permanently. Recently, the subject of mandatory vaccinations has [...]

IP OWNERSHIP pt. 3 – Jointly-owned IP

July 21st, 2021|

Jointly-owned IP, is it possible?  Are there any pitfalls?  How does it work in practice, and how can it be managed? Drawbacks of Joint ownership Some of the issues with [...]

Protecting your business from ex-employees

July 21st, 2021|

The relationship you have with your employees is a little like your personal relationships; it is all sunshine and roses at the beginning, but things may happen over the course [...]

IP OWNERSHIP pt. 2 – Licensing considerations

June 25th, 2021|

You have realised that there is value in your intellectual property (IP), or perhaps you have been working towards this point all along!  You are now looking to commercialise that [...]

Employer update – Understanding annual leave entitlements

June 12th, 2021|

Employer update - Understanding annual leave entitlements What are annual leave entitlements? Annual leave is one of the oldest entitlements available to employees. Annual leave for employees began in Australia [...]

Government Grants available to assist new and growing businesses

May 26th, 2021|

As governments around the world consider how they can return to a more normal way of life and boost economies after the COVID-19 pandemic, the Queensland Government has announced three [...]

Remind your team: Don’t forget who might be watching!

April 23rd, 2021|

Remind your team: Don't forget who might be watching! 2021 A year on from the COVID-19 taking effect, the way people work has changed substantially. More and more people are [...]

IP OWNERSHIP pt. 1 – Company structuring, and Licensing of IP

April 14th, 2021|

Your intellectual property (IP) assets are not only valuable in and of themselves, but they can also assist in securing investment, establishing new revenue streams, and minimising tax. If IP [...]

A year on – time to audit records of hours for annualised salaries

March 7th, 2021|

With the introduction of time and wage recording for award covered employees on annualised wage arrangements (commonly referred to as salaries) occurring 12 months ago, as of 1 March 2021 [...]