Relationships With Your Debtors - Practical Tips To Avoid Bad Debts
Posted byon 13 September 2017
In this week's blog we share some practical tips to help you to avoid bad debts.
Trade marks and Distributors
Posted byon 06 September 2017
The use of trade marks by distributors is a matter that can cause significant legal issues to arise if the terms of any such use have not been properly documented in (or as an addendum to) a formal distribution agreement.
Trade marks and the internet – do you need to register your trade mark outside of Australia?
Posted byon 16 August 2017
The explosion of online sales and marketing activities has created a number of new intellectual property issues for business.
What’s in a name (or an acronym)?
Posted byon 02 August 2017
This month we focus on the importance of a business protecting its intellectual property in the context of its relationship with its competitors and the market.
Understanding Your Lease - 'Making Good' at the End of the Lease
Posted byon 19 July 2017
When the lease ends it is most likely that the lessee will be required to take out all of their fixtures and fittings, and ‘make good’ any damage caused during their occupancy and/or in removing their fixtures and fittings.
Understanding Your Lease - Requirement for Insurance and Indemnities
Posted byon 12 July 2017
A lease will likely require the lessee to take out a minimum amount of public liability insurance and in some instances, plate glass insurance.
Understanding your Lease - Tips when Negotiating your Rent
Posted byon 06 July 2017
The amount of rent you agree to pay may seem simple, however many business owners do not properly understand how their rent is calculated and the true cost of occupying your business premises.
Relationship with your employees – make sure that it is in writing from the start
Posted byon 07 June 2017
For many businesses, especially small businesses, the administrative tasks that come with employing staff can seem too much.
Alert: Is your business involved in the lease or hire of equipment?
Posted byon 31 May 2017
The Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases) Bill 2017 (Cth) was passed by the Australian Parliament on Thursday 11 May 2017.
Client engagement – getting it right - Part 2
Posted byon 24 May 2017
Following on from last week's blog here are some further tips in ensuring that once you land that client you get paid for your work.