What You Can Do If Someone Harms Your Reputation in Public

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When you're in business you are by definition in the public eye. You're not going to shrink back into the shadows as this would be counterproductive, as you want people to talk about you. Yet sometimes that 'talk' gets nasty and other people may say something about you or your business that you feel harms your reputation. Do you have legal recourse? What Can You Do? The law allows you to protect your reputation should you feel that others have said things through publication that could cause negative consequences.

18 November 2016

Tips for Ensuring a Smooth and Successful Divorce Process

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If a marriage is not a bed of roses anymore, one partner may decide to opt out of the relationship and therefore file for divorce. When this happens, the other spouse is served with divorce papers, signaling the beginning of the end of the relationship. The problem with most couples is that they treat the divorce process as an opportunity to settle old scores. This only serves to prolong finalisation of cases, and it increases legal fees paid to lawyers.

17 November 2016

One of the Best Ways to Make Your Business More Profitable

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Business owners often spend a lot of time working out how to streamline their systems, how to make their products or services more valuable and how to slim down their expenses. Yet they often overlook one of the most challenging issues when it comes to overall profitability – their accounts receivable turnover. If this sounds like you, what should you be focusing on? Concentrating on Your Outstanding Credit The accounts receivable turnover is another name for the number of days that sales are outstanding in your business.

17 November 2016

What You Should Do If Your Car Accident Is Unusual

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If you've been involved in a car accident, it can be confusing, stressful and shocking. While many people will be unfortunate to find themselves in such a situation during their lifetimes, it's never easy to know what to do when it actually happens. Sometimes, however, unusual circumstances will make your particular car accident even more challenging and therefore even more confusing. If you come across one of these scenarios, what should you do?

17 November 2016

Product Defect? Do You Have Any Course Of Action Against The Manufacturer?

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In Australia, consumer law generally protects you if you buy certain products that turn out to have defects. Manufacturers have to comply with these laws in order to make available goods for sale in the first place. If you feel that you have been injured in some way, what recourse do you have? What's the Liability? Manufacturers, whether they make or assemble a product, import them into the country, use their own brand name or promote themselves as the manufacturer must stand behind their products in the marketplace.

16 November 2016

What Can You Do to Make Sure that Property Settlement Goes Smoothly?

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When looking for a new home there can be a lot of work involved before you actually decide on a property that you like. When you're ready to make an offer and move forward, that is when the formal process begins, culminating in a "settlement." What can you do to simplify this as much as possible and ensure that you are covered? Know the Process A property settlement process involves a few different factors.

16 November 2016

3 Facts About the Real Estate Settlement Process That Prospective Homeowners Should Know

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When you decide to buy a home for the first time, you will have many local real estate agents to choose. However, a shrewd home buyer will also consider another, often-ignored aspect, of settlement. Conveyancing, the process of fulfilling all the legal requirements regarding the property before purchasing, can be a complex and tedious endeavor that will require you to hire an expert. A settlement agent will act on your behalf to facilitate the transfer of the home to your name.

16 November 2016