Digital accounts: what happens after you die?

In our previous post, we covered what happens to your social media accounts after you die. This time in Keeping it Legal, we explore what happens with your Google & Apple accounts and how you can clarify your wishes when it comes to your digital identity. Google As with Facebook, Google allows you to make provisions for what is to … Read More

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Social media: what happens after you die?

Dealing with the social media accounts of a loved one after they pass can be a daunting and confusing process. More people will need to face this challenge into the future, so we ask: ever wondered what will happen to your social media accounts after you die? Facebook There are a few options regarding what will happen to your Facebook … Read More

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Parenting during restrictions

Changes in employment, schooling and the general increase in anxiety caused by the current climate have prompted a rise in family tensions. Parents who are separated and have shared care of their children are not immune. In this blog, we discuss how restrictions could have an impact on parenting arrangements. When the usual points of changeover are closed or inaccessible … Read More

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When can an employee be stood down?

In our latest blog, we answer a topical question during the COVID-19 pandemic – when can an employee be stood down? Under the Fair Work Act, an employer can stand down an employee without pay in certain circumstances if the employee cannot be otherwise usefully employed. This includes when it is for a reason the employer is not responsible for. … Read More

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Your Will during COVID-19

One impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is that many people have prioritised making or reviewing their current Will. Formalising your wishes in a Will can understandably put anxious minds at ease and it’s no surprise that there has been a recent surge in this area. There are some hard and fast legal rules surrounding the making of a Will and … Read More

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