Monthly Archives: August 2013

Employment non-competition clauses

I found an interesting article on employment non-competition clause from Herbert Smith Freehills involving a fitness instructor in Hong Kong. Such restrictive covenants are used to try to prevent employees competing during their employment and for a period of time … Continue reading

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Finding old friends using LinkedIn

Looking through my desk drawer I found a few empty pens, lots of bull dog clips, and even a few floppy disks. I also found my A to Z box of business cards that I had collected over the years. … Continue reading

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Changes to Melbourne Green Wedge Zones

The Victorian government has introduced changes to Melbourne’s Green Wedge Zones which surround the Mornington Peninsula. Some of the key changes to the Green Wedge Zone include: bringing agriculture, primary produce sales and a small rural store to an as … Continue reading

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Business Start Ups – Aspire to be daring.

Here’s an article I found in the Guardian UK to inspire readers who are thinking about ┬átheir own business start up. From my personal experience, the main piece of advice I would give to aspiring small business owners is to … Continue reading

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Succession Planning – Take the last step first

When thinking about a succession plan, take the last step first. In Melbourne, you have basically two choices: burial or cremation. Then you need to pick your spot: Half way up the hill with a view. Next to the lake. … Continue reading

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