Archive for the 'Business Law' Category

17 April 2020

Terms and Conditions of trade for your business

The Terms and Conditions (Ts & Cs) of Trade go to the heart of any relationship with a business and its customers and/or clients. It is important that any business has clear and unequivocal Ts & Cs to ensure commercial expediency when forming a contract with their customers. It is the cornerstone of being able […]

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30 March 2020

Setting up, buying or selling a business in Queensland

Embarking into the world of business requires careful planning and an understanding of your legal and financial obligations. There are several ways of entering into business. You can buy an existing business, buy the shareholding in an existing corporate business, buy a franchise or set a business up from scratch. On the other side of […]

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23 March 2020

Warranties and Refunds – what a business needs to know

In Australia a consumer is protected when they purchase any goods and services by the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Act). A consumer is a person or corporation who acquires: goods or services normally meant for personal or household purposes any other type of goods or services costing less than $40,000 a commercial road vehicle or […]

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8 October 2019

How good is your word – Sebastian v Day

Most people know that contracts can be anything from a formal written agreement to a verbal promise, or a combination of both. They may also be familiar with the phrase “you are only as good as your word”. People often make handshake-deals with close friends or family due to the trust fostered within those relationships […]

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11 October 2018

How do i prepare my business for sale?

No matter how small or big your business is, if you intend putting it on the market for sale there are a few rules that will make the process easier and ensure you obtain the maximum sale price. Have a plan and a strategy in place Know your financials and make sure there are strong […]

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22 January 2014

Amendments to Privacy Laws – Is your business compliant?

The Australian Privacy Principles On 12 March 2014, the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) will come into effect. This amending Act drastically bolsters existing privacy protection measures offered to consumers and reflects increasing public concerns regarding the handling of personal information by businesses, particularly in the online environment. The Act also introduces […]

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