Common Pain Points New Female Entrepreneurs Face During Their Start-up Phase

Common pain points new female entrepreneurs face in business

Having been in the legal space for going on 20 years, it’s safe to say that I have had a vast number of conversations with business owners seeking legal support! Some were with established business owners. Some were with men in business. But by far largest business owner group I have supported are new female … Read more Common Pain Points New Female Entrepreneurs Face During Their Start-up Phase

5 Strategies To Manage Refunds and Cancellations During The Corona Virus Crisis

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Corona Virus Effects On Business Corona Virus has affected all businesses, micro, small, national and global. As a result, small business and solopreneurs are having to manage refunds and cancellations of services and orders, which is having a severe negative impact on business. Restrictions in travel and public gatherings have resulted in: People cancelling attending … Read more 5 Strategies To Manage Refunds and Cancellations During The Corona Virus Crisis

Engaging a Private Legal Firm versus connecting with a Heart-Centred Lawyer

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I’ve always embraced my creativity and ability to look at things from a different perspective, all while keeping to the rules. I’m sure you can appreciate; rules and regulations are critical in the legal space. Being a registered legal practitioner means that compliance in how I offer my services to small businesses is front and … Read more Engaging a Private Legal Firm versus connecting with a Heart-Centred Lawyer

Are Double Opt-ins Mandatory?

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Let’s talk opt-ins.  I get a lot of questions about GDPR and how to remain compliant. It is nearly 18 months since GDPR came into force and there is now some more clarity about how these new laws affect the use of opt-ins – double opt-ins, to be specific. Questions like, “Are  double opt-ins mandatory to … Read more Are Double Opt-ins Mandatory?

Your legal responsibility to moderate your Facebook Page

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If you have a Facebook business page, you need to read this – it may change how you view your role as page admin. Recently a landmark judgement in NSW held business owners to be responsible for third party comments on their Facebook page and groups. This decision impacts ALL Facebook page owners, but it … Read more Your legal responsibility to moderate your Facebook Page

Reflecting on Business – Then and Now – And Reframing Direction

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A new financial year is here! So, I took some time to reflect on my business, remembering where I started and how I am feeling about the next 12 months. Back in 2016, I did my first of two webinars on legal for start-ups (“Do I need legals for that?”).  From that webinar and some … Read more Reflecting on Business – Then and Now – And Reframing Direction

Protect Your Business With A Non-Disclosure Agreement

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A key tool for protecting your business ideas is a Non-Disclosure Agreement, also known as a Confidentiality Agreement. Whether you are: starting a new business creating a new project or service in your business need to talk about ideas about a new direction product or service It is really important to keep your cards close … Read more Protect Your Business With A Non-Disclosure Agreement

Protecting Your Intellectual Property In Your Business T&Cs

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Protecting intellectual property You’ve worked hard creating your business, right? It’s taken a lot of thinking and overthinking and discussion with besties and mentors to refine your business idea and to come up with that perfect business name. Right? Have you considered that your business name and logo are business assets and you need to … Read more Protecting Your Intellectual Property In Your Business T&Cs