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Food Labelling and Superfoods:

Superfoods sometimes promise a lot, but do they deliver? And – as a retail food industry business owner the question may be – do they legally have to deliver? Well, yes and no… Some Superfoods are truly amazing. Did you know that Kombucha can assist in improved digestion weight loss … Continue reading

Does it matter if I am running my Pilates Studio as a sole trader?

Risks for sole traders from a liability perspective (asset protection): There are some wonderful things about running a Pilates Studio as a sole trader. Business accounts are simple, and you can focus your energies on Pilates technique, class choreography, and your clientele. It is easy to set-up and maintain from … Continue reading

Running a psychology business through a trust – can it be done?

Yes. But it must be done “right”! If you would like to run your psychology business through a trust, a formal deed outlining how the trust will operate is required. The trick is to ensure you are set up with a robust  trust deed from the outset from a lawyer … Continue reading

Crowd-sourced Funding

What is Crowd-sourced Funding (CSF), and why should your business consider it? One of the many challenges you may face as a small business or start-up is raising sufficient capital to grow and develop your company.  If this is the case, then crowdfunding might be an effective way for your … Continue reading

Hiring to fill a parental leave spot? Part 3

Part 3 In Part 1 of this series we looked at having the discussion with the departing employee about their impending leave. Then, in Part 2 of this series we looked at what to ask candidates to assess their willingness to take on a replacement fixed-term role. Now, in Part … Continue reading

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