THE confidential nature of the relationship between clients and their solicitors is being chipped away, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission leading the latest foray against legal professional privilege.
JESTER’S Jaffle Pie Co is embarking on a campaign to boost its outlets in WA and, eventually, the eastern states.The company has 12 outlets in WA. By early February it plans to have 22 franchises in Perth, one in Kalgoorlie and one in Albany.
WHILE futuristic advances in telecommunications, vehicle technology and medical research are publicly heralded on a regular basis, a group of researchers is quietly saving the mining industry millions of dollars each year.
WHILE talks to implement the Kyoto Protocol broke down last year over disagreement on carbon reduction processes and trading, governments and companies have remained busy developing projects, policies and programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
ALBERT Einstein, that cool dude with more than a few smarts, said: “the intuitive mind is a sacred gift; the rational mind is a faithful servant – we have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift”.That is changing.
INTERNET radio in Australia is struggling to keep its head above water with the demise of Austereo’s live audio stream and the threat of lengthy litigation by voiceover talent similar to that which has paralysed the US market.