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  • 17 Oct 2023 11:27 | Nicola Davies-Cooke (Administrator)

    It was a Girls Morning at Wyong NexusHub on Monday 16th October and we all leaned into Jacqui Bilson's presentation about some of the key issues that come to the fore during marriage breakdowns.


    Whether you work with people, or whether you have friends in the process of separation, you would have taken some gems from hearing Jacqui speak.  She's really passionate about her clients!

    Some key issues she raised:

    • Authorities - is your client authorised to instruct you without the other party?  Who will you contact if your client cannot contact you?
    • Contravention - is your retainer subject to Court Orders or a Binding Agreement?
    • Subpoenas - Are you at risk of being subpoenaed?
    • Domestic Violence - is your client's life at risk?
    • Fraud - a failure to disclose is fraudulent.  Are you at risk of being complicit?
    • Limit risk - have you scoped your retainer?
    • Timing - acquiring or disposing of assets (even after separation) will impact the property settlement

    Jacqui has compiled a free Subpoena Compliance Guide and has plans for a How To Guide as well - watch this space!

    And for co-parenting families who need help trying to plan their life around who's going where, when etc, why not get them a Christmas Gift with this amazing 2024 Coasties Family Calendar


    For more information and support

    Jacqui Bilson

    https://bilsonlaw.com.au/

  • 22 Sep 2023 11:43 | Nicola Davies-Cooke (Administrator)

    Friday 22nd September:


    What a fantastic turn out!  With an astonishing total of 24 attendees, it was great to see so many visitors and members networking together this morning. 

    Our Special Presentation today was given by Sarah Cook from Atlantix Studios who covered multiple key strategies and samples of successful marketing. Sarah also spoke about the impact that marketing has on small businesses and how to harness the power of affordable & functional advertising.

    We concluded with a fun filled game of trivia based on Marketing and Advertising. Some answers we truly found interesting and the winners were gifted Atlantix Studios branded treat boxes.

    What a fantastic and informative presentation Sarah! Well Done!


    For more information on Sarah and the services she offers:

    Website: https://atlantixstudios.com.au

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/atlantixstudios/

    Email:  info@atlantixstudios.com.au


  • 25 Aug 2023 11:45 | Nicola Davies-Cooke (Administrator)

    Friday 25th August 2023

    It was great to see some new faces mingled with our regular attendees for today's networking breakfast meeting.  We had a total of 18 people around that long table - and as this meeting becomes ever more popular we will be putting our heads together to make it more "user friendly" for hearing our speakers.  Definitely a quality problem to have.

    Our Special Presentation today was from Ingrid Sjodahl who spoke about how to make a powerful impact with our personal photos and selfies.  Even those of us who felt a little clumsy and awkward with the idea of posing had a go with  some snaps in the foyer!

    It's amazing how much functionality there is on a phone these days when it comes to editing photos - it certainly pays to pay attention on these activities!

    Share your photos!  Let's see how good your 'selfies' are!!


    For more information on Ingrid and the photo packages she offers:

    Website: https://ingridphotography.com.au/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ingridphotography_brandyou/

    Email:  hello@ingridphotography.com.au


  • 5 Aug 2023 11:00 | Anonymous

    Friday 4th August

    We had a good turn out of members and visitors this morning at Bobby's Cafe, Ettalong Beach for our Peninsula Breakfast Meeting. Our special presentation was given by Mark Hanslow who covered off on some key points regarding two important insurance policies.

    In brief, Professional Indemnity Insurance is a policy that any profession providing services or treatment for a fee should take out, and it covers you for financial losses incurred as a result of an error or omission by your business or a breach of your professional duty. Some key terms to look out for on the policy are Claims Made and Retroactive Date as these both impact the effectiveness of the cover.

    Public Liability covers you against accidents which occur in your business, causing personal injury or property damage, such as slips/falls on your premises; damage to third party property; injury or damage caused by you or one of your employee's negligence and so on.

    Mark shared several examples and there was some lively discussion on the topic.

    For more information on insurance for your business contact 

    Mark Hanslow

    HANSLOW INSURANCE GROUP PTY LTD

    E: mark@hanslowinsurance.com.au 

    W:www.hanslowinsurance.com.au

    PO Box 4102, Wagstaffe NSW 2257



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