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What Clauses Should You Look for in a Commercial Lease? Part 2

Commercial leases often have more clauses than you can poke a stick at! Before you sign your new lease, make sure you understand some of the key clauses in your lease document. They can have a big impact on your business operation. Tenant Obligations: This clause differs in each lease. Standard obligations usually include: Keeping… Read More

What Clauses Should You Look for in a Commercial Lease? Part 1

Moving into a new commercial premise can be overwhelming and exciting. Before you sign your new lease, make sure you understand some of the key clauses in your lease document. They can have a big impact on your business operation. Term: the length of the term, options to renew and holding over provisions. Rent Review:… Read More

Are you worried about an older person? Are they being exploited?

The World Health Organisation defines elder abuse as “a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which causes harm or distress to an older person.” Elder abuse includes physical, psychological and sexual abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. In Australia, psychological and financial… Read More

10 Things You Should Know Before Signing A Commercial Lease

Finding a location for your business can be stressful. Not only are you signing up to a long–term financial commitment, but the lease can also contain onerous or hidden terms and conditions. Here are 10 frequently asked questions to help you navigate the key issues to consider before signing a lease. Does Retail Legislation apply?… Read More