Contracting (and freelancing) have recently emerged as a growing alternative to the traditional employment relationship. It makes perfect sense to hire a contractor to get a particular job done, and there are plenty of reasons why a business may do so. However, there are risks in engaging a contractor - especially if that 'contractor' is in fact your employee at law. Click here to find out if your contractors are really employees and what it means for your business.
These days, many businesses rely on their website to generate leads, engage with current clients (eg by publishing blogs and free resources) and develop a recognisable brand. Now, more than ever, businesses need comprehensive, top-quality website terms and conditions to ensure that they receive all the benefits from their website presence while managing their risk exposure.
Jessica Kinny of Kinny Legal features in the cover story of the March 2018 issue of the Public Accountant Magazine - "A big win for small business".
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This month, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman released the long-awaited Inquiry Into Small Business Loans (the "Carnell Report"). The report makes 15 recommendations, which collectively seek to make it easier for small businesses to secure funding on reasonable terms.
For many, the first month of the New Year is a time to reflect. “What successes and challenges did the company encounter in 2016?” “What can we do to protect and grow the business in 2017?”
It is important that business owners know the right questions to ask, and seek answers from appropriately qualified experts. Find out how we can help.