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When can I sell alcohol without a licence?

We all know that in Australian culture, alcohol plays a lead role and that liquor licence laws exist to keep everything in check. The Australian Bureau of Statistics figures for 2016-17 revealed that, on average, we Aussies consume 9.4 litres of pure alcohol a year. Put in context, […]
26/09/2018

Why Copyright Is Struggling To Keep Up With The Digital Space

Property and product ownership has always been fairly simple. Anything tangible you build or buy belongs to you until you sell it or gave it away — unless it’s stolen, in which case the legal system comes into play in a very clear way. The intangible things like […]
26/09/2018

Intellectual Property in Australia: Seven of the most common dinner party myths about intellectual property

Intellectual Property in Australia: Seven of the most common dinner party myths about IP When it comes to Australian intellectual property, there are plenty of “Philadelphia lawyers” out there. You know the ones – the know-it-alls posting in your local women in business group, your friend’s new smart-ass boyfriend […]
26/09/2018

How client agreements can help bring more profit into your service-based business

How client agreements can help bring more profit into your service-based business BAS time. That time that rolls around four times a year and makes us have a long hard look at ourselves. For some, there’s a big reality shock there at how little we’re actually profiting after […]
26/09/2018

Copyright: A practical guide to using copyright to protect your business assets

Copyright: A practical guide to using copyright to protect your business assets Read our copyright guide to find out what copyright is, who gets it and how to use it to protect your business. Copyright: the basics What is copyright? Copyright is a type of intellectual property. Copyright […]
26/09/2018

Website Terms of Use and a Disclaimer: why you need them

Website Terms of Use and a Disclaimer: why you need them A simple guide to help you understand who needs website Terms of Use and a Disclaimer, what they actually do and why they’re worth the investment. Not to freak you out or anything, but if you have […]
26/09/2018

How to Get Your Invoices Paid in 15 Minutes or Less

How to Get Your Invoices Paid in 15 Minutes or Less Tweak your business practices so you can get paid faster We all know that cash flow, or the lack thereof, is far-and-away the biggest killer of small business. Roughly 60% of Australian small businesses fold within the first […]
26/09/2018

How to avoid litigation: Is your business a lawsuit waiting to happen?

Is your business a lawsuit waiting to happen? Do you ever lie awake at night worrying you’ve made a mistake or missed something that’s going to land you in litigation and bring your whole house of cards tumbling down? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many business owners spend […]
26/09/2018

Franchising 101: A quick guide for business owners considering franchising their business

Franchising 101: A quick guide for business owners considering franchising their business Franchising is now the most common way for Australian business owners to grow and expand their business. Australia is one of the most franchised countries in the world. If you’re thinking of franchising your business, read on […]
26/09/2018

Cyber attacks: 3 simple steps to protect your business

By now, you will have heard about the WannaCrypt “ransomware” cyber attack which swept the globe and took down international giants like Telefonica and FedEx. It was reported as one of the largest coordinated attacks to hit computers worldwide. No doubt you received some very sage advice at […]
26/09/2018

Women in Business: How To Achieve The Perfect Balance Between Work & Home

credit: unsplash Women in entrepreneurship face a unique set of challenges. Juggling work life and motherhood, perceived obstacles to achieving success in a ‘man’s world’, not being taken as seriously by investors — just to name a few. But every day, millions of women put their noses to […]