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The wonders of mediation in resolving disputes

When parties come together in good faith and are prepared, mediation can help bridges and finding meaningful and creativ...
masterclass, family businesses, consultancy

Top sources of conflict within Aussie family businesses revealed

Despite the general perception that sibling rivalry is a major issue in family businesses it ranked lowest as a source o...
shareholder dispute, disputes, dispute resolution

Small-business rental disputes at a record high

The vast majority of enquiries were to resolve rent relief disputes under the Victorian Government’s Commercial Tenancy ...

Call for transparency on small-business taxpayers’ rights

The ASBFEO has previously released several reports outlining measures to improve the tax system for small business, espe...
commissioner, Victorian Small Business Commission

New commissioner to support and promote Victoria’s small businesses

The new commissioner of VSBC will help resolve disputes among Victoria's small businesses, inform them of their rights a...
shareholder dispute, disputes, dispute resolution

When might a mediator be better than a lawyer?

Mediation is preferable to the drawn-out, resource-draining legal action that litigation involves when you are caught up...

Small business urged to choose mediation over litigation

Resolving disputes via the courts is not viable for the majority of small businesses due to the high costs and amount of...
side hustle

Franchising Code reforms to ensure more fairness for franchisees

Reforms to the Franchising Code of Conduct will hopefully play an important role in making Australia the best place to s...
tax cases, ATO

Proposed rule change to help small businesses get a fairer deal with the ATO

New legislation will give the Administrative Appeals Tribunal greater powers to pause or change debt recovery actions f...