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Business formation and structures

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Getting the right advice on the structure of your business at the outset is critical to the ongoing success of your startup business.  It is important to get tailored advice to suit your particular circumstances and your future goals.

Below you will find some articles of interest to those wishing to establish a business or startup.

We have significant experience in establishing various types of businesses and business structures.  Let us advise you on the best structure to suit your needs.  This process starts with an initial no obligations free consult and fixed fee quote.

Our business formation services are provided at cost effective fixed fee rates so you have upfront certainty about the expenditure you will incur.

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Protecting your brand & trade mark registration

Before choosing your brand: We have previously discussed important considerations when choosing the name of your business.  Before you decide upon your brand (which may consist of a letter, word, name, number, logo, aspect of packaging, shape, colour, sound or scent) and launch it (including before you register your domain

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Protection for small businesses against unfair contract terms : ss 23 – 28 of Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

BACKGROUND Following public consultation processes, new laws[1] came into force on 12 November 2016 which extended existing consumer protection laws against unfair contract terms to “small business contracts” (e.g. business to business contracts). Under these laws, small businesses can also have an “unfair” term in a “standard form contract” declared

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Minimum employment terms and conditions in Australia

Employers who wish to sponsor skilled employees from overseas are, in summary, required under the subclass 457 scheme to provide terms and conditions which are at least equivalent to those which an Australian citizen or permanent resident would achieve performing the same work at the same location.  This is an

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Important considerations when choosing a name for your business

When it comes to choosing the name of your business, there are various key legal factors that you should consider. Existing registered and unregistered rights may already exist in similar names. The mere registration of a business or company name with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) does not

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Does your business need a privacy policy?

The answer is mostly likely “yes”, even if you are a small business with annual turnover of less than $3,000,000. Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), various types of entities are, in summary, required to comply with a prescribed set of 13 “Australian Privacy Principles”.  The first principle

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