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Lawpath Product Update (March 2021)

Lawpath Product Update (March 2021)

Check out all Lawpath's latest features and updates for March 2021 including our new Workflows, Document Bookmarks and VIC Grant ABN features.

29th March 2021
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At Lawpath, we’re constantly working behind the scenes to make sure you always have the best user experience. Hence, this month we 4 product updates that we’re excited to share with you:

  • 1 – A new feature with workflows
  • 2 – Made it possible to insert signatures from file
  • 3 – Document bookmarks
  • 4 – Created an easy-to-use eligibility checker for the Victorian Government Digital Adaptation Program.

Lawpath Workflows

Hiring an employee workflow

Workflows help users realise that one task you complete (e.g. creating an employment contract) is often part of a broader set of requirements. Thus, helping you undertake each process with confidence, knowing that you’ll be meeting all your legal obligations and doing things the right way.

eSign Signatures from File

eSignature from file

Our eSign feature has now become even more customisable. Every time you wish to sign a document you can upload a pre-made signature from file. Therefore, meaning that if you have a photo of a physical signature you can upload it directly onto the platform with ease.

You can test out the improvements to our eSign feature below: 

Lawpath Document Bookmarks

You’ve been giving us valuable feedback and we’ve listened! Our new Bookmark feature allows users to flag documents for future completion from the Lawpath document library, search and document pages. Consequently for users, you can find bookmarked documents in your ‘My bookmarks’ folder within your library. Valuable information such as the date the document was last updated and the status of the document is included. Examples of the document status include: awaiting signature, completed, etc.

Victorian Government $1,200 Rebate

Victorian government rebate

To check if you are eligible for this rebate, simply enter your ABN here.

The Small Business Digital Adaptation Program is a $20,000,000 investment to help Victorian small businesses to trial new software and improve their digital capability. Lawpath is proud to partner with the Victorian Government to help businesses adapt to the digital operating environment and prepare for the new COVID normal. Hence, through this plan, eligible Victorian businesses will receive a rebate to cover 12 months of access to a Lawpath legal plan.

Am I eligible for the rebate?

Eligible businesses are required to:

  • Have held a valid ABN since 13 September 2019
  • Be a sole trader, microbusiness or small business
  • Be operating their business in Victoria
  • Pay for the subscription (legal plan) themselves

If I’m eligible, what are my next steps?

The claim your rebate you must first register for the program on the Business Victoria website hereYou must apply by 30 June 2021 or before the allocated funds are exhausted to be eligible. Next, once registered the next step is to purchase one of our legal plans and provide evidence (ie. your invoice) as part of your rebate application.

Accessing our new updates

These updates are all available on our platform for you to use now. Visit our legal documents library or log into your account at my.lawpath.com. Furthermore, don’t hesitate to reach out to our expert consultants if you encounter any difficulties.

Author
Gopi Giri

Gopi is currently a graduate in the legal documents team at Lawpath. Gopi is interested in cyber law and future innovations in the legal industry.