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, 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, 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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Blog, Business Contracts, Business Succession Planning / 24 November, 2015

Business Succession Planning: A Lesson From the Mighty All Blacks

Imagine spending a week sprawled on the couch watching the Rugby in HD… while leaving your staff to their own devices. Would your business keep running? If the thought inspires panic, this article’s for you. (Especially because it features a surprise cameo from the All Blacks. We pulled a few strings).

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