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Recent changes to the Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010

The Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010 (‘the Award’) has recently undergone an award review resulting in several changes, both minor and major. If you have not already done so, it is important to recognise these changes and consider how they affect your business. Minor changes The minor changes … Continue reading

Legal and regulatory issues in the online sale of food:

Running a food business is tricky business! Not only do you need to come up with a great recipe and marketing strategy but you need to ensure you are legally compliant. There are a bunch of rules and regulations to comply with and making sure you have covered off on … Continue reading

Distribution agreements for food businesses:

Whether you are the supplier or distributor we can help you to ensure you are protected and the agreement is fair. The agreement needs to detail all aspects of the operating arrangement to prevent uncertainties and disagreements down the track. While a verbal distribution contract is legally binding it can … Continue reading

Food labelling

Are you uncertain of what needs to be on your food label? You have probably spent some time working on the aesthetics and marketability of your label, but there are also specific legal labelling and information requirements that you must work into your label design. Read on to find out … Continue reading

Food businesses and brand protection

Have you got a food business but no brand protection? It is worthwhile to invest in your brand’s intellectual property early on by  trademarking your corporate logo, jingle, or registered business name. This ensures you are not building a brand that infringes on others’ registered trademarks – and gives you … Continue reading

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