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I’m selling my business. Can my business social media account form part of my assets?

March 24 2014 With more than 1 billion users on Facebook alone, it is no wonder that more and more businesses are using social media to promote the name of their…

Social media and confidentiality clauses - how a daughter’s post cost her family $80,000

April 24 2014 Many of my prior blogs and articles have been about the importance of checking your posts or tweets before sending them out into the world wide web…

The relationship between copyright and social media: “it’s complicated”

June 30 2014 We know that it's common practice to copy photos from Google Images, but just because everyone is doing it doesn't make it right. Whether you are…

Assignment of lease – what landlords need to know

July 21 2014 When a tenant approaches you to assign their lease, your first port of call should be the terms and conditions contained in the lease itself. The…

Workplace bullying - be prepared

January 24 2014 Two developments at the end of 2013 have put workplace bullying fairly and squarely on the agenda for 2014. Firstly, as of 1 January 2014, it is now…

Doctor’s certificate… can I get a second opinion?

July 25 2014 From time to time I find myself discussing issues related to the amount of information (or more accurately, the lack of information) recorded on an…

Understanding ‘make good’ obligations - some common traps

July 21 2014 Is the tenant required to strip the premises back to an empty shell? Is the tenant required to simply repaint and replace floor coverings? If…

Assignment of lease – what landlords need to know

July 21 2014 When a tenant approaches you to assign their lease, your first port of call should be the terms and conditions contained in the lease itself. The…

Staying online and secure - is your data protected?

July 17 2014 In 2014 we have technology that allows us to access our emails, data and files at the touch of a button. Our phones and tablets allow us to stay…

Understanding your lease - your make good obligations and some common traps to avoid

July 17 2014 The success of your business is often dependent on its location. When you find a premise in the right location it is tempting to agree to the lease…