Welcome to our October E-News!
In this issue, you can learn more about:
Why your company needs a Shareholders Agreement
Starting a business requires careful planning and consideration. Failure to allow for unforeseen events or to provide a mechanism for resolution of future disagreements could put your new venture at considerable risk. One of the most effective ways of minimising costly business disputes between participants in a company is to seek professional advice early and to have a shareholder agreement prepared by an experienced commercial lawyer.
Purchasing a Commercial Property: Technical Due Diligence
Purchasing a commercial property can be a significant financial investment for a buyer. In order to protect his or her potential investment, a buyer should take steps to investigate the risks of acquiring a commercial property and how to reduce those risks where possible. An important step is to gather as much information as possible about the physical condition and compliance of a property in a process known as technical due diligence.
Estate planning for blended families
Most of us appreciate the importance of making a Will and having an estate plan in place that sets out how we would like to provide for our loved ones when we die. In this article we outline the top estate planning considerations for members of a blended family.
Business community unites to recognise outstanding business women
Garland Waddington was proud to be part of the 20th annual Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network (SCBWN) awards in August in which outstanding businesswomen on the Coast were recognised and encouraged. The awards recognise women in business who inspire and empower others and shine in their field. Judges had a hard task judging this year's awards, with a number of quality entries in the running for the individual categories.