Are your contracts enforceable?

In Australia, unfair contract terms are made void and unenforceable under Australian Consumer Law. These laws apply to contracts with individual consumers, as well as small business contracts. What...

How to word your warranties

Do you provide a warranty against defects for your goods and services?  Mandatory wording may apply under Australian Consumer Law. What is a warranty against defects? Suppliers and manufacturer...
Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Australian competition and consumer law provides protection against unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, making them void. Standard form contracts are not legislatively defined, but gener...
Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Last year, NSW legislation came into effect requiring gift cards to have a minimum expiry period of 3 years.  In a similar vein, Federal legislation passed on 25 October 2018, amending the Compet...
Top 3 must-read articles for retailers

Top 3 must-read articles for retailers!

We know how important your business is to you – after all, your business is our business!  To help protect your business, we’ve put together our top 3 “must-read” articles for retail business own...
Top 3 tips for running a sales promotion (legally)

Top 3 tips for running a sales promotion (legally)

Retailers and businesses need to be quick when it comes to planning and executing sales promotions in a fast paced consumer goods market.  However, it is important to take the time to consider wh...
Are your marketing slogans misleading?

Are your marketing slogans misleading?

Many consumers are enticed by quick-fix weight loss programs – especially when they are advertised at affordable prices such as Jenny Craig’s “Lose 10kg for $10” advertisements. However, the ACCC has...
3 funniest competitions

3 funniest competitions

You may have seen our recent posts about running competitions, trade promotions and giveaways to promote your business.  The fun thing about running your own competition is how creative you can get wi...
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