Making the most of disruption to drive innovation and growth in your firm

If the events of 2020, so far, have taught us anything it’s that being resilient and making the most of challenging times is what will help us to get out in front. COVID-19 has accelerated…

Here’s why technology won’t take over your role

Recently, RMIT Online CEO Helen Souness shared her belief that many jobs of the future have one thing in common: Technology. “Automation and augmentation are one of the big technological trends,” Souness tells Together In Business. “They’re…

R U OK? What’s weighing on lawyers and conveyancers minds’ during COVID-19?

Yesterday was R U OK? Day, but during these challenging times it is now more important than ever before to reach out to your friends, colleagues and even clients to check in on them, not…

Interoperability and the future of e-conveyancing

On Monday, all Australian states and territories voted in support of interoperability between Electronic Lodgment Network Operators (ELNOs) in the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (ECNL). In addition, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western…

PEXA’s wings clipped as states go for national competition

By Michael Bleby, Senior reporter, Australian Financial Review. View the original article here PEXA’s monopoly will disappear next year following a decision to set up rules to enforce competition in the $240 million electronic property…

Cyber attacks hit Australians every 10 minutes. Don’t let your clients be targets.

Last week, The New Daily reported that, “Australia is coming under increasing cyber attacks from foreign countries and hackers. Australian families and businesses are being urged to safeguard their cyber security as criminals and foreign…

All states and territories support interoperability

Find the original article here On 7 September 2020, all states and territories supported the principle of requiring interoperability between Electronic Lodgment Network Operators (ELNOs) in the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (ECNL). In addition, New…

Selling a home to interstate and international buyers? In today’s climate, you need electronic property exchange

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to shut domestic and international borders, what happens when you are selling a property to buyers outside of your state or country? Under current conditions, it’s highly likely they can’t…

Fake COVID-19 testing kits and lockdown puppy scams: how to protect yourself from fraud in a pandemic

Author: Cassandra Cross, Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, Cybersecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Fraudsters are…

Six things that can keep firms from growing and how to remedy them

Owning and running a legal or conveyancing firm can be challenging at the best of times. You might have a grand vision for the firm when it was established or even at the start of…