Lessons from Battling Security of Payment Claims

17 August 2023

Without a steady flow of funds, all parties along the contracting chain are at risk of insolvency if the payment fails or slows down its course. Unfortunately, as a finishing trade, often at the end of this line of credit, electrical contractors face great vulnerability when it comes to receiving payment for work completed.

Understanding the basic concepts and application of the Personal Property Security Act 2009

19 August 2021

Explore one’s legal rights and responsibilities to personal property in this webinar. With a focus on well-known cases and the importance of the Act to personal property and security interests, the webinar seeks to clarify the definitions of both and certain obligations under the Act. The webinar references the Personal Property Security Act 2009 (Cth).

A Guide to Debt Recovery

4 August 2021

Unpaid invoices and overdue payments? How can you recover the debts owed to you by your clients? The webinar will go into significant detail assisting you in recovering debts from unpaying debtors. The webinar references the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (TAS).

Rights of Entry Union have to your construction site and when can you stop entry to your Site

29 July 2021

A union’s right of entry can be a complex matter to comprehend. The webinar will go through such rights, from the requirements of what a union must meet in order to enter the construction site at which your team is working, to the responsibilities of employers when a union does have a right to enter. The webinar references the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).



When and how to use the Security of Payment legislation (Tasmania)

24 June 2021

The purpose of the Tasmanian Security of Payments legislation is to ensure cashflow within the construction industry. The process of making a claim under the Tasmanian Security of Payments legislation and applying for Adjudication can be complex, confusing and if not done correctly may invalidate your payment claims. The webinar will simplify these processes and explore examples of when the Security of Payments has been successfully used in the past and further understand how claims may be made whether or not you have a written construction contract. The webinar references the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (TAS).

How are Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBA) made and what are the benefits of having one?

21 June 2021

Enterprise Bargaining Agreements are used to set enforceable employment conditions between an Employee and their Employer. But how is such an Agreement made? Watch the webinar to dive into the steps to making an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement and the benefits of such an Agreement in comparison to stand-alone Employment Contracts. The webinar references the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

5 Key Clauses in Construction Contracts which require to reduce your firm’s exposure (Tasmania)

2 June 2021

How you negotiate the 5 Key Clauses in a Construction Contract will determine the risk your business has to carry during and after a project. Explore the 5 key clauses of a Construction Contract and the role they play in protecting or watering down your rights in relation to the party with whom you are contracting. Should a major project go wrong, as often happens, the manner in which these clauses have been drafted could be the difference between your business suffering major losses or not. The webinar references the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (TAS).

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Your Rights and Obligations as an employer under the Electrical Award and the NES

17 May 2021

The rights and obligations of an Electrical Worker and their Employer can be quite overwhelming to comprehend and understand. The webinar will clarify these through a discussion on the 10 National Employment Standards and their application to different types of employment and the Electrical Award. The webinar references the Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2020 and the National Employment Standards.

A Guide to assist Employers with Termination of Employment

30 April 2021

Ending an employee’s employment within your business is an extremely delicate and complex undertaking. The webinar will go a long way in assisting you in getting it right and highlights some of the pitfalls you may face when dealing with this difficult and often unpleasant task. The webinar references the Fair Work Act 2009 (CTH).

Learn How to Enforce a Judgement Debt against a debtor

8 December 2020
After receiving a Court judgement that orders a debtor to pay you money, this does not always mean that you will be paid. In many cases, after receipt of the judgement, most creditors still need to take further steps to ensure they are paid. Marina Galatoulas, Solicitor at CTI Lawyers, will discuss the steps involved and provide an understanding of how to enforce a Judgement Debt. If you want to collect any monies owed to you before the end of the year, then this watch the webinar. For more information or assistance, contact 1300 361 099 or email [email protected]

5 Key Contract Clauses for Contractors When Negotiating Contracts

5 November 2020

In this webinar, Jacques Nel from CTI Lawyers will discuss the 5 Key Clauses for contractors when negotiating contracts. Key takeaways include:

1. Security and recourse to security; 2. Risk of errors, ambiguities and inconsistencies in contract documentation 3. Delays and extension of time; 4. Liquidated damages and delay costs.

For more information contact CTI Lawyers on 1300 361 099 or email [email protected]

Debt Recovery for Electrical Contracting Business

2 October 2020
There have been a number of building companies recently not paying subcontractors. Many of these subcontractors now or in the future will face financial difficulties from not getting paid the money they are owed. If this sounds like you, then watch the CTI Lawyers webinar on Debt Recovery for Electrical Contracting Businesses. For advice or more information, get in touch with CTI Lawyers on 1300 361 099 or email [email protected]

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