Get Your Consumers' Rights Right

Get Your Consumers' Rights Right

Whether your business is a thriving fashion label or innovative software providing a service to consumers, falling foul of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) because of a misleading or deceptive refunds policy or refunds clause, found in your customer terms and conditions, can have costly repercussions.

Strange Bedfellows: The Bachelorette and the Injunction

Strange Bedfellows: The Bachelorette and the Injunction

Viewers of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette (you know who you are) might recall that, just hours before the 2015 season finale aired on Channel 10, The Daily Mail posted an article revealing that – spoiler alert - Sam Frost had chosen Sasha Mielczarek (over Michael Turnbull) to be her ‘one and only’.  

Legal Tips & Tricks for Running Your Trade Promotion

Legal Tips & Tricks for Running Your Trade Promotion

Trade promotions, commonly known as competitions, are a powerful marketing tool and a great way to promote your business. Before running an awesome consumer-engaging trade promotion, you should ensure your trade promotion complies with the plethora of laws, regulations and codes governing the conduct of trade promotions.

The four legal questions every FitPro should be asking themselves

The four legal questions every FitPro should be asking themselves

Most FitPros that I meet generally go about their daily work without thinking too much about the legal aspects of their business. With only 24 hours in a day, and about 10-12 actual working hours, FitPros focus their time and energy on clients, marketing and working rather than reviewing the management and operations of their business.

5 common legal mistakes all FITPRO’s make.

5 common legal mistakes all FITPRO’s make.

Everyday I see a new fitness business pop up on my Facebook news feed targeting
me with ads. Unfortunately, most of these businesses have either targeted me
incorrectly or their marketing plans are just way off. Having worked with a number of

The 5 kinds of propositions your business coaching firm needs to consider in its offering

The 5 kinds of propositions your business coaching firm needs to consider in its offering

Every business coach we meet comes to us with the same mindset of becoming the
ultimate coach in the industry. Be in by way of Instagram or YouTube fame, we see
business coaches going into business without a real unique proposition.

5 common legal mistakes all business coaches make.

5 common legal mistakes all business coaches make.

Every day I see a new business coach pop up on my Facebook news feed targeting me with ads. Unfortunately, most of these businesses have either targeted me incorrectly or their marketing plans are just way off. 

Huffington Post: The Difference Between Business Failure and Success

Huffington Post: The Difference Between Business Failure and Success

Having started a number of businesses (some wins, some losses), our founder Demetrio Zema was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post to discuss the difference between business success and failure. With only 1 in 20 Australian start-ups becoming a success, having the right legal advisor and support is integral...

How a business plan can not only fix your business' but help you achieve your goals

How a business plan can not only fix your business' but help you achieve your goals

Every business starts from an idea. Every idea is often fleshed out over many days and nights, with various pieces of paper, mind maps and sticky notes. Sometimes ideas just flourish in our minds and we construct mind maps and conceptual ideas without ever putting pen to paper...

Is your business protected? Why you need insurance

Is your business protected? Why you need insurance

Everyday we have clients and potential clients ask us something about insurance. Every business faces some form of risk, some high and some law, and it is important that to the extent possible, each business transfers as much risk as possible to an insurer...

The five legal questions every entrepreneur should be asking themselves

The five legal questions every entrepreneur should be asking themselves

Most entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals that I meet generally go about their daily work without thinking too much about the legal aspects of their business. With only 24 hours in a day, and about 10-12 actual working hours, entrepreneurs focus their time and energy on..

Shifting the focus from profit to outcome – why your company should measure and assess its employees on outcome not profit

Shifting the focus from profit to outcome – why your company should measure and assess its employees on outcome not profit

It’s 7.30pm and Sally is still in the office, her bosses have left for the day, some colleagues still linger and she has dinner at 8.00pm, which is about a 25-minute tram ride away. Sally has a daily budget of 60 units and today she has only hit 58 units. Does Sally (a) add two units throughout her timesheet...

Australian Financial Review: Is co-working the secret sauce in the quest for innovation or just a real estate play?

Australian Financial Review: Is co-working the secret sauce in the quest for innovation or just a real estate play?

Our founder and director Demetrio Zema was recently featured in an article in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) which focussed on the variety of co-working spaces which existed around the country and how companies like Law Squared are turning to co-working spaces as an office alternative. Co-working spaces allow for a collaboration between sections of business that otherwise...