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Is your referral arrangement legal?

I am seeing more business collaborations than even before.  Businesses with a niche are coming together and forming collaboratively offerings e.g. yoga and travel, budgeting and healthy eating, legal and technology.  Business owners are coming together in a variety of ways, through formal or informal partnerships, referral arrangements and profit sharing. I hate to burst…

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“I don’t want to be responsible for …”

I often hear these words from clients, and potential clients when talking about business models and terms and conditions and using disclaimers.  It is understandable to want to protect your legal exposure and avoid ‘being sued’.  But here’s something you should know.  YOU CAN’T STOP SOMEONE FROM SUING YOU.  What?  Isn’t that what you pay…

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Start-up advice

Thinking about starting your own business but not sure where to start?  I am here to help! Having worked with a lot of start-ups in a variety of businesses, I have developed the following framework based on what I have seen go wrong for others. Budget right! The best things in life are free right? …

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Tick tock…. When are you going to approve my work?

What to do when your client is dragging their heels and hasn’t approved your work This is a common problem for business owners in creative industries.  The frustration arises when you aren’t paid for the work you’ve done.  I hear you – it also happens to me.  But you can put legal protections in place…

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New Gift Card laws in Australia

If you issue gift cards in your business you will need to comply with new national laws.  The laws are part of the Australian Consumer Law and apply to every business in Australia.  The new laws apply to all gift cards supplied on or after 1 November 2019. What is a gift card? A gift…

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January 2017 News

One month into 2017 already and I have hit the ground running!  January for me has been spent helping new businesses be legally protected.  Regardless of the type of business, there is a conversation that I find myself consistently having with new and established businesses. The words “NO REFUNDS” are illegal!  They have been since…

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