Tips & Traps of Contracting in China

Tips & Traps of Contracting in China

There are a number of considerations to take when drafting, negotiating and entering into a supply or manufacture agreement with a Chinese supplier.  Although the due diligence and practical mana...
How fair are your Enterprise Agreements

How fair are your Enterprise Agreements?

South Australia is set to make some major changes to retail penalty rates.  In March this year, Business SA and the Shop Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association reached a voluntary te...
Reviewing your employment arrangements

Reviewing your employment arrangements

In business, your people often represent your brand just as much as your products do.  They are valuable assets to your brand and it is important to ensure that your employment contracts are...
Driving Traffic Through Exclusivity

Driving Traffic Through Exclusivity

Exclusivity agreements can be great for your business. By having exclusive access to certain brands or product, customers will be drawn to your store.  Having exclusivity over certain product can incr...
Protect your Supplier Relationship the Smart Way

Protect your Supplier Relationship the Smart Way

A good relationship with suppliers is essential to the operation of many businesses. However, in the course of establishing and maintaining a strong working relationship with your suppliers, it is eas...
Don't throw away cash by renewing your contract

Don’t throw away cash by renewing your contract

Neglecting your contract renewal process can cost you money, and a lot of it.  By critically looking at your contracts, rather than automatically renewing them, you can save time and money in the...
Creative contract terms will save you money

Creative contract terms will save you money

A recent article that featured in Ragtrader has emphasised the more subtle savings we can make in contract negotiations. Generally in negotiations the focus is on the actual price paid.  Too oft...
How fair are your consumer contracts

How fair are your consumer contracts?

It was only a matter of time before we started seeing the ACCC taking action for unfair contract terms. Pretty much any contract we sign or agree to as a consumer is a 'consumer contract'. This includ...