Business & Commercial Law

Contract Countdown Series – Most Dangerous Risks #12

If you’ve been following our Contract Countdown series, you’ll know that we’ve been counting down from #15 to #1 for changes you can make to your Terms and Conditions of Sale that would enhance the trading relationship between a Supplier and a Customer.  This next risk, #12, is all greek [...]

PPE: Privacy Protective Equipment Series – Part 2

PPE Part Two – Data Security during COVID-19 Executive Summary In PPE Part One, we took you through the protection of Personal Information, COVID-style. The aim is not just continued compliance with your organisation’s obligations under the Privacy Act 1988, but to prepare and protect the security of personal information [...]

PPE: Privacy Protective Equipment Series – Part 1

A guide for businesses to protect personal information and maintain data security during COVID-19 Drumroll please… welcome to Privacy Awareness Week (4 May to 10 May 2020), a yearly initiative of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. We’ve always been supporters of PAW, but certainly now - whether by [...]

Contract Countdown Series – Most Dangerous Risks #13

If you’ve been following our Contract Countdown series, you’ll know that we’ve been counting down from #15 to #1 for changes you can make to your Terms and Conditions of Sale that would enhance the trading relationship between a Supplier and a Customer. To refresh your memory, see #15 – [...]

5 Types of (non-physical) Contact You Must Make NOW

So, we’re all in iso because of rona, we’ve been told not to be magpies at the supermarket and to maintain social distancing. Whilst we wholeheartedly agree with that advice, there ARE five types of (non-physical) contact we think you should still be making to help your business get through [...]

Contract Countdown Series – Most Dangerous Contract Risks #14

Last week in our new ‘Contract Countdown’ series, where we look at the most dangerous risks in your contracts, we showed you how references to out of date legislation can wreak havoc with your business. This week, coming in at #14 on Contract Countdown is jurisdiction #14 - JURISDICTION We really [...]

Contract Countdown Series – Most Dangerous Contract Risks #15

It’s undeniable – everyone loves a countdown. Who hasn’t high-fived their colleague on ‘hump day’, the halfway point to TGIF? Guilty. The Triple J Hottest 100 is legendary amongst summer barbeque goers. Yep, that’s us.  “Top Ten Ways to” this and “Fast Five Ways to” that fill our news feeds [...]

In A Credit Policy Pickle? No Need to Get Indigestion

Did someone say it was International Burger Month? Or is it just that we’re developing a taste for something exotic? In any case, here’s a little slice of Credit Policy Pie that is easy to digest. Credit Jams Let’s be straight up about this: writing (and thinking) about Credit Policy [...]

How to Unravel the Knots in Your T&Cs – Part 2

We didn’t want to leave you hanging after our Part 1 of our knotty little article where we addressed the pain points associated with your Terms and Conditions (from your perspective as a Supplier). We showed you how to recognise when your Terms and Conditions or business documentation need to [...]

How to Unravel the Knots in Your T&Cs – Part 1

Every knot was once a straight rope It’s one of those expressions that catches you off guard, when you first read it you do a mental double take until you figure out what it means. What it means is that at some stage your problem/challenge/issue never existed and now….it does. [...]