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Your 2024 essential small business review

- January 1, 2024 4 MIN READ

Running a small business demands a keen eye on the legal and strategic aspects shaping your business’s success. Focusing solely on the day-to-day operations will restrict your growth over time. As we usher in 2024, it’s the perfect time for small business owners to conduct a simple but comprehensive review of what’s happening in their… Read more »

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Legal

Confidentiality is key: Why every entrepreneur needs a Non-Disclosure Agreement

- June 5, 2023 5 MIN READ

  Whether your business has been operating for decades or you are excited about a fresh idea under development, you need a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), explains legal expert Shalini Nandan-Singh. In movies and on television, it seems like Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are only for famous people and top-secret projects. The reality is they are a… Read more »

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Legal

Does your business need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

- November 7, 2022 3 MIN READ

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a celebrity, an influencer, or a large or small company – a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is a valuable tool for every business, writes small business legal expert, Shalini Nandan-Singh. An NDA, also known as a Confidentiality Agreement, supports businesses of every size to protect their ideas, business systems, client lists… Read more »

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Business Advice

Is your worker an independent contractor or an employee? Why it matters.

- September 7, 2022 5 MIN READ

The line between independent contractor and employee can often become blurred, writes Pooja Kapur, an employment Lawyer at Owen Hodge Lawyers. Even if someone is engaged on a contract basis, legally they may still be considered an employee for tax or superannuation purposes. The law is designed to protect contractors and prevent employers from using… Read more »