Blog, Business Succession Planning, Start Ups / 1 November, 2017

Crowd-Sourced Funding For Small Businesses

The newest way for small businesses to raise capital
 Everything you need to know about crowd funding for small business.


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Blog, Business Contracts, Business Structures, Start Ups / 15 October, 2017

Is Your Automatic Renewal Clause Legal?

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.

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Blog, Privacy, Start Ups / 4 May, 2017

The Unsettling Facts about Cybercrime + 5 Pro Tips to Protect Your Business

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.

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Blog, Business Contracts, Business Succession Planning, Privacy, Start Ups / 3 March, 2017

Privacy – What every Bookkeeper and Accountant Needs to Know

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.

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Blog, Business Contracts, Business Succession Planning, Privacy, Start Ups / 9 February, 2017

5 simple steps to protect your trade secrets [Focus on: staff]

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.

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Blog, Business Structures, Business Succession Planning, Start Ups / 7 February, 2017

Business Structure Options for Start-Ups: The Company Structure

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.

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Blog, Business Contracts, Business Succession Planning, Start Ups / 2 February, 2017

3 things every business owner should know about the new ‘Unfair Contract’ laws

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.

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Blog, Start Ups / 27 October, 2016

ONE The Entrepreneurs Charity Gala Fri 4 November

Metis Law is proud to be a sponsor of ONE The Entrepreneurs Charity Gala. This year, ONE is raising funds for Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation on 4 November 2016 at Doltone House, Hyde Park Sydney. ONE is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to give back while connecting and building relationships with other successful entrepreneurs and business leaders.


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Blog, Mergers and Aquisitions, Start Ups / 19 October, 2016

5 Ways to Make Better Contracts

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.

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