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.
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.