Must read guide for all Business Owners!

In 2012 a new law, which also established a new national register, was introduced which affects all Business Owners. A Business Owner is anyone who conducts any of the following activities. Sell goods on retention of title terms Hire, rent or lease out goods Buy or sell valuable second-hand goods or assets Want to raise …

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Unfair contract terms protection for small businesses

On 12 November 2016, amendments to the Australian Consumer Law came into effect that protect small businesses against unfair terms in ‘standard form contracts’ (take it or leave it contracts where you can’t negotiate—such as for mobile phone plans). The amendments include definitions of who and what qualifies for these protections: At least one of …

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