Don’t overlook your Terms of Use!

Don’t overlook your Terms of Use!

I have seen many online businesses in the retail space start with a “copy and paste”, template Terms of Use (or Terms & Conditions/T&C) on their website.  While it is convenient for...
Unfair Contract Terms to Apply to Small Businesses

Unfair Contract Terms to Apply to Small Businesses

 I recently posted an article about the incoming unfair contract term laws which apply early November 2016.  The new laws will protect small businesses from unfair terms in standard form con...
Save time this year on legal matters

Save time this year on legal matters…

It’s already halfway through January and before we know it, we will be into February as the days and months escape our calendars.  I thought a great start to the year would be to set out four key lega...
Don’t just sign on the dotted line

Don’t just sign on the dotted line…

I've seen it so many times: a client is presented with what they believe is a “standard non-disclosure agreement” (NDA) and when they ask me to give it a quick look over before they sign (or some...
Online shopping to become more expensive

Online shopping to become more expensive

Currently, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), imposed at a rate of ten per cent, applies only to the importation of goods into Australia with a value in excess of AU$1,000. That is, all goods of ‘low v...
Featured: Tips & Traps of Contracting in China

Featured: Tips & Traps of Contracting in China

If you have contracts in China or overseas, we have recently featured a number of articles that you may find useful, including Factory Planning Principles Improve Supply Chain Quality and Ti...