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Businesses who need practical, cost-effective HR advice and assistance to better manage performance, productivity and compliance now have the opportunity for on-tap HR support, with the launch of Source Legal’s HR Services. Most smaller businesses do not have dedicated HR professionals, yet need HR strategies and processes to streamline operations, get the best out of their people, and protect their business.
By Sean Melbourne
While running a business can be incredibly rewarding, it can at times pose many challenges. Would you know what to do if you were confronted by a former employee claiming they were unfairly dismissed?
While you’d like to believe that your staff will always have your business’ best interests in mind, sometimes this is not the case. The repercussions of letting someone go from your team can feel daunting. Dismissing an employee doesn’t need to be a terrifying thought however.
This article was originally published in The Big Smoke.
Clients of law firms would surely be forgiven if sometimes they perceive that they’re simply charged two or three times the cost of their lawyer’s salary plus expenses, without reference to the actual value provided.
There are many instances of Australian SMEs forgoing the legal representation they desperately need because they fear a frenzy of billable hours could consume their budgets.
When is a start-up no longer a start-up? Source Legal has made the leap from our founder’s ‘lightbulb moment’ in 2010, to being lauded on the national stage for excellence in small business practices. We understand that it’s essential to have more than just an idea or a vision when creating a disruptive business. Here we share some of our journey on how we’ve made the transition from start-up to an award-winning small business.
By Sean Melbourne and Elena Nelyubina
Businesses know the convenience of having data at their fingertips. These days even one-person operations have customers’ phone numbers and suppliers’ email addresses readily available on a mobile device. Ready data access is essential to keep up with the pace of business.
Feature interview with Stanislav Roth, published in Australasian Law Management Journal
In this Q&A, Source Legal founder and managing director Stanislav Roth discusses the big break he received through immigrating to Australia in his teens; the satisfaction he gets from running his own law firm; and why retainers and an agreed price model are the secrets to his success.
You now run a successful law firm, but your early study and business life must have been challenging as an immigrant. How did you end up in Australia?
By Sean Melbourne
Effective 1 January 2018, changes to the General Retail Industry Award 2010 now make overtime payable to casual employees covered by the Award.
Previously, the overtime provisions did not apply to casual employees, but now they do, following the addition of clauses 29.1 and 29.2 into the Award.
By Siska Lund, originally published in Lawyers Weekly
The jury is in: the legal industry is in the early stages of a transformation that’s not only changing what legal services will entail, but also who will be delivering them. The question is, are we heading to a future where law happens without lawyers? And if so, what can existing lawyers do to future-proof their career?
The recent keynote address and panel discussion on ‘Law without Lawyers’ symposium at Bond University’s Centre for Professional Legal Education delivered some intriguing takeaways on the role of technology and artificial intelligence (AI) products that are behind some of the significant changes rewriting what legal services mean.