Are you someone who loves to work with great clients and driven to deliver outstanding commercial outcomes? Do you want to be rewarded for providing winning solutions, rather than clocking up billable hours? Do you enjoy solving problems for entrepreneurs and business owners of high growth companies? Then this may be just the role for you! We are currently looking for a savvy Commercial Lawyer to provide maternity leave cover on a contract basis for a minimum 3 months.Read more
Automatic Renewal Clauses (“ARCs”) can be golden for business. But for all their perks, ARCs are notoriously problematic. They may irritate customers who’ve missed the termination window, trap businesses in undesirable ongoing agreements and undermine the validity of entire contracts. And the ACCC is increasingly vigilant about their terms.
Whether your company uses or subscribes to ARCs, understanding their limitations – and legality – will keep you out of trouble. Read on for our comprehensive (and comprehensible) ARC summary.Read more
Sony, eBay, Ashley Madison, and the Red Blood Cross Service (and now even Google!) have all felt the sting of online security breaches, despite protection from an army of IT experts. In 2017, no business can afford to rest on its laurels – however ergonomic. The threat to your business is serious and real. In 2015, the ‘Business & Professional Services’ sector was named as the most targeted industry by cybercriminals. Below, we identify the biggest modern threats to your business – plus 5 pro tips to avoid them.Read more
Bookkeepers, accountants and BAS agents, join Metis Law Managing Director, My-Linh Dang, at the BAS Agents Discussion Group on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at TAFE NSW (Castle Hill campus) to learn how to ensure that your practice is Privacy Law compliant PLUS practical tips on how you can use privacy compliance to leverage for growth and create competitive advantage for your practice.Read more
Pssst! Got any trade secrets? How do you make that chicken so finger lickin’? What is that magic, mystery cola ingredient? While you wouldn’t divulge your company secrets to just anyone, you might let your employees in on them. The trouble is, how do you ensure that staff – current and former – don’t spill the beans?
Today, we give you 5 simple steps to protect your trade secrets – so your special something stays safe.Read more
Working out how to structure your business is one of the most important decisions you make on your start-up journey. Getting the right structure in place will ensure that your start-up is agile, tax effective and easy for investors to invest into, and that Founders’ personal assets are not at risk with the business.
This infographic highlights the Advantages and Disadvantages of using a company structure for your start-up.Read more
Breaking news: That’s unfair! is now legitimate grounds to void a contract.
Want to know what the new Unfair Contract laws are all about? Read on. We’ve got your business behind, covered.Read more
Whether you’re looking to sell your business tomorrow, or in 3 or 5 years’ time, strong contracts are essential to ensuring that you get the optimum price and minimal risk when you sell. This infographic sets out 5 key things to keep an eye out in your contracts.Read more