Do you employ casual workers

Do you employ casual workers?

From 1 October 2018, casual employees falling under specified Modern Awards have a right to request a permanent position if they have worked regular hours for at least one year, which cannot be refuse...
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 you a company director? Know your obligations!

Are you a company director? Know your obligations!

I often meet entrepreneurs that want to start up new businesses using a company structure, where they are appointed a director.  When a business owner is advised to set up as a company structure...
Did you know the way you sign a contract matters?

Did you know the way you sign a contract matters?

One thing that often confuses people is the difference between execution clauses that look like this: EXECUTED by Company Pty Ltd in accordance with s 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 VS SIGNED for an...
5 common mistakes in signature clauses

5 common mistakes in signature clauses

Signing a document incorrectly can make it completely invalid. I have reviewed more contracts than I can count – including contracts prepared by businesses themselves in order to save on costs.  In...
Promotion on social media with influencers

Promotion on social media with influencers

In recent times, it has become commonplace for businesses to use social media to promote and market their products to a wider audience.  I’ve written numerous articles on how misleading and decep...
Protecting Your Domain Name

Protecting Your Domain Name

We all know by now that protecting your brand name by registering a trade mark is an essential step for all businesses to take – large or small.  The cost to apply is greatly justified by the pro...
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