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Website dangers & why we are giving your small business a freebie

Website dangers & why we are giving your small business a freebie

A robust cease and desist letter can be a powerful tool to protect your rights without incurring the cost and inconvenience of litigation.  But, you should not send a cease and desist letter without proper legal foundation and it is important to get the content right as the letter may be used as evidence in future legal proceedings (for or against you!).

Jessica Kinny recognised in Doyle's Guide to Leading Health & Aged Care Lawyers – New South Wales, 2019

Jessica Kinny recognised in Doyle's Guide to Leading Health & Aged Care Lawyers – New South Wales, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Kinny, Solicitor Director of Kinny Legal, has been listed as a Recommended Lawyer in the Doyle's Guide to Leading Health & Aged Care Lawyers – New South Wales, 2019 .

Can I send a cease and desist letter?

Can I send a cease and desist letter?

A robust cease and desist letter can be a powerful tool to protect your rights without incurring the cost and inconvenience of litigation.  But, you should not send a cease and desist letter without proper legal foundation and it is important to get the content right as the letter may be used as evidence in future legal proceedings (for or against you!).

Dignity of risk under the new Aged Care Quality Standards

Dignity of risk under the new Aged Care Quality Standards

Dignity of risk has been a recognised an essential part of consumer directed care for some time in the aged care industry, and is now a requirement under Standard 1 of the new Aged Care Quality Standards (the new Standards).  This means that, from 1 July 2019, aged care providers must be able to provide that they are providing care and services in a way that facilitates consumer choice, including choices to take risk.  But what does this mean for your aged care facility?  And how can you facilitate consumer risk taking without exposing your own aged care facility to unwanted risk?

Attracting the next generation - How the Aged Care Industry needs to respond to the growing need for workers

Attracting the next generation - How the Aged Care Industry needs to respond to the growing need for workers

The next decade is shaping up to be an unprecedented period of change for the aged care industry.  The aged population is poised to nearly triple by 2050, and as individuals they will likely live longer than ever before.  The regulatory environment will have to change to respond to unprecedented need for services.  In the medium to long term, the industry will go through an incredible amount of growth and change – not only to keep up with demand and regulatory change, but also to compete against more diverse competitors.

Is Your Contractor Actually An Employee?

Is Your Contractor Actually An Employee?

Contracting (and freelancing) have recently emerged as a growing alternative to the traditional employment relationship. It makes perfect sense to hire a contractor to get a particular job done, and there are plenty of reasons why a business may do so. However, there are risks in engaging a contractor - especially if that 'contractor' is in fact your employee at law. Click here to find out if your contractors are really employees and what it means for your business.

5 Reasons Your Business Needs Website Terms And Conditions

5 Reasons Your Business Needs Website Terms And Conditions

These days, many businesses rely on their website to generate leads, engage with current clients (eg by publishing blogs and free resources) and develop a recognisable brand.  Now, more than ever, businesses need comprehensive, top-quality website terms and conditions to ensure that they receive all the benefits from their website presence while managing their risk exposure. 

Empowering The Aged-Care Industry Through Automation

Empowering The Aged-Care Industry Through Automation

It's no secret that the older population is increasing dramatically across the globe. The World Health Organisation estimates that by 2050, the world's population aged 60 years and older will total 2 billion, which is up from 900 million in 2015. At the moment, we all fear getting older. And the biggest fear is that we have about getting older is that we will become ignored and irrelevant.