Clearly define who will do what – who will take responsibilities for which outcomes, who will assume what risks, and who will get what benefits

7 05, 2020

eSports: Are you thinking of entering the sponsorship game?

2020-05-18T08:19:06+09:30

If you've been sponsoring sports teams and events as part of your marketing spend - maybe it's time to move to warp speed, and consider eSports! The world is your virtual oyster.

eSports: Are you thinking of entering the sponsorship game?2020-05-18T08:19:06+09:30
28 04, 2020

Can you get out of a standard-form contract?

2020-04-29T13:07:23+09:30

So you're in a contract you want to get out of and not sure what do to. Terminating an agreement is never easy, but there are some practical steps you can take.

Can you get out of a standard-form contract?2020-04-29T13:07:23+09:30
28 04, 2020

Farmers, how can you protect yourself if a customer doesn’t pay?

2020-04-29T13:06:02+09:30

It's always nice to make a sale - but the fun soon ends if you don't end up getting paid. You need to ensure that your 'terms of trade' protect your interests, and you also need to ensure these interests are register on the PPSR. Find out how.

Farmers, how can you protect yourself if a customer doesn’t pay?2020-04-29T13:06:02+09:30
20 04, 2020

5 practical reasons you need ‘Terms & Conditions’ in place before you trade?

2020-04-29T12:55:18+09:30

You think you know what's expected of you. Your customer thinks they know what they're getting. But who's right? If you don't have 'Terms & Conditions' in place, chances are you're both mistaken. Avoid the argument and take the time now to put clear Terms & Conditions in place before you start trading.

5 practical reasons you need ‘Terms & Conditions’ in place before you trade?2020-04-29T12:55:18+09:30
25 03, 2020

Do I have to refund the deposit? ‘Event cancelled!’

2020-04-29T09:25:47+09:30

COVID-19 has meant that weddings, parties and celebratory events are being cancelled all over the country.  In many cases these events are merely postponed, but if you are a caterer, party planner or event manager, the question you need answering is ‘do I have to refund the deposit?’

Do I have to refund the deposit? ‘Event cancelled!’2020-04-29T09:25:47+09:30
7 09, 2017

Thinking of buying a hotel or pub? Read this first.

2019-09-17T08:21:54+09:30

Like any business, hotels have several moving ‘parts’ that need to work together so that the machine runs smoothly. If you are thinking of buying a hotel or similar hospitality business, make sure you are familiar with these unique features before you sign on the dotted line.

Thinking of buying a hotel or pub? Read this first.2019-09-17T08:21:54+09:30
23 07, 2017

Telecommunications Leases – are you getting a raw deal?

2020-04-13T09:44:08+09:30

Have you been approached by a telecommunications carrier that is interested in putting a tower or other structure on your land? How do you know if the deal you are being offered is fair?

Telecommunications Leases – are you getting a raw deal?2020-04-13T09:44:08+09:30
23 02, 2017

Are your trade secrets walking out the door?

2019-02-01T07:47:03+09:30

Losing an employee, whether by dismissal or resignation, is never easy. But it’s even harder when the employee walks out the door with a head (and possibly a briefcase or USB) full of your confidential information.

Are your trade secrets walking out the door?2019-02-01T07:47:03+09:30
7 02, 2017

Take-it or leave-it (or perhaps ‘void-it’)? Some things to consider in your Website Development Agreements

2018-08-30T08:59:05+09:30

Website developers understand very clearly the notion of the ‘information architecture’ of a website, yet not all of them get it when it comes to the architecture of the service agreement they enter with their clients

Take-it or leave-it (or perhaps ‘void-it’)? Some things to consider in your Website Development Agreements2018-08-30T08:59:05+09:30
13 12, 2016

How do I get out of a contract I wish I never signed?

2017-02-24T10:55:11+09:30

You signed a contract, but things aren't working out. It happens. In this article we explore some ways you might be able to get yourself out of the deal.

How do I get out of a contract I wish I never signed?2017-02-24T10:55:11+09:30
5 08, 2016

You’re hired! Strategies to improve your recruitment process

2019-02-01T07:48:11+09:30

One of the most expensive aspects of running a business is paying employees.  But just as great employees can be a real asset, underperforming employees can be a real drain on resources. Hiring employees is all about choosing people who are going to add value to your business.  While there is no exact formula, there [...]

You’re hired! Strategies to improve your recruitment process2019-02-01T07:48:11+09:30
19 11, 2015

How should you deal with employees as part of a business sale?

2017-11-18T08:52:29+09:30

Dealing with employees and their entitlements as part of a business sale or acquisition is not straight-forward. There are plenty of traps and tricks for the uninitiated. Find out what you need to know.

How should you deal with employees as part of a business sale?2017-11-18T08:52:29+09:30