What is the franchise disclosure document?
Are you looking to franchise your business and wondering what a franchise disclosure document is and whether you need one? Or you’ve just received a disclosure document and you don’tRead More
How does the Contractors Debt Act work?
The Contractors Debt Act 1997 (NSW) (the CDA) provides for individuals (often subcontractors) to recover payment they are owed for work carried out or materials supplied. In essence, the CDARead More
How do I set up an incorporated association?
Are you thinking of incorporating a not-for-profit association? Whether you’re thinking of starting a sporting or music group, an arts centre, environment organisation or you already run an unincorporated association,Read More
An introduction to construction law issues
Building projects in Australia are highly regulated by a number of common law and statutory obligations. Understanding your legal concerns in the construction industry can be quite daunting, here isRead More
What are enterprise agreements and how do they work?
An enterprise agreement sets out the minimum terms and conditions of employment between one or more employers and two or more employees. An enterprise agreement provides an alternative to theRead More
How Much Does It Cost To Trademark A Name And Logo?
Trademarking, like most things, comes with a cost. The cost of registering a trademark depends upon how many classes you register it under and the application method you decide toRead More
How Can A Construction Contract Be Terminated?
In contract law, there are only limited circumstances where you will be able to exercise your right to terminate your building contract. Termination of a contract entails cancelling the contract beforeRead More
How does the Security of Payment Act work?
The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) provides specific rights and protections for contractors to ensure they receive ‘progress payments’ for work completed over time. ItRead More