Business & Commercial

What? Due diligence is the most important step you can take when looking at buying a business or its assets. It is a process of investigation that summarises the business, its material assets, liabilities, risks, contracts and insurances. When? We recommend conducting due diligence prior to entering into...

Making employee share schemes more accessible for small and medium enterprises   Employee Share Schemes (ESS) are a great tool for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to attract and retain emerging talent and increase employee productivity, performance and engagement. This is because ESS provide the opportunity for...

How healthy is your business? Why you need a legal health check… It’s simple really – you can’t fix what you don’t know. Too often people come to us when a legal issue has already surfaced, such as, being sued, insolvency, an unforeseen tax liability or an...

Protecting the family home - Gift and loan back arrangement Many business owners personally hold real property in their own name. The principal place of residence capital gains tax (CGT) exemption often drives the decision to have the family home held by individuals. The downside to this...