Bullying has shown to impact on workplace morale, productivity and employee health. However the scope of new workplace bullying laws raises issues for employers as to the possible impact on their business’ productivity…
Poor legal recruitment decisions can have a major impact on your law firm. Here are the basics of a good selection process to help you hire your next legal superstar.
The Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) is subject to many (sometimes competing) pressures, and as a result Australian copyright law has become a lengthy and intricate piece of legislation.
Here are five thoughtful tips on how to avoid traps that could threaten the productivity and growth of your small law firm and assist in strengthening the practical knowhow in managing a successful business.
If buyers can touch, feel or see what they’re buying, many purchasing concerns disappear. In professional services you don’t have this advantage. So what is the unique quality defining a successful professional service provider?
The nature and complexity of crime has changed markedly in recent years. So, too, has the scope of criminal investigation powers possessed by police and investigators.
It may be thought that the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals were of the worst of criminality and the last word on the superior orders defence in criminal law, but things are not so clear cut.
In 2012, the NSW Parliament introduced radical, sweeping changes to the Workers Compensation Scheme. This article discusses the high profile case of Mr Goudappel, an injured worker caught by retrospective amendments which sought to remove his right to lump sum compensation.
It’s sometimes easy to forget that behind large corporate clients are real people who are driven by emotions and stressors like everyone else. Determining what legal clients really want is a psychological exercise that must go beyond simply providing ‘good service’.
Creating a strategic plan for your law firm will see you better placed to manage the ups and downs of business life and volatile economic times. We spoke with principal consultant Dr Grant Robertson, UGM Consulting for his advice on creating a strategic plan for your firm in 2014.