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Ever had an idea or a passion for a new business that you have always wanted to start? LawPath in conjunction with Kelly+Partners Startup, General Assembly, RackSpace and Vinomofo
How To Hire A Consultant
What is a Consultant? A consultant is someone who has a strong background or expertise in a certain area. They’re generally hired for a specific job and to evaluate
How Do I File a Trademark?
What is a trademark? A trademark, as defined in section 17 of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth), is “A sign used, or intended to be used, to distinguish goods
How Do I Choose My Company Name?
When choosing your company name, you need to think carefully – there are specific legal issues to consider before you move forward. You will need to register your company name
What’s The Difference: Business Names, Trading Names and Legal Names
Need some help distinguishing between business, trading and legal names? Look no further, here is a guide that offers all the information necessary to understand these names.
IP Law in Australia
Do you want exclusive rights to a certain product or service? Look no further, this guide helps you protect your ideas in a commercial setting.
What is an e-signature?
An e-signature can be used for the formation and performance of a contract. Learn about the many uses of an e-signature here.
4 Bite-Sized Points on Trademarks
Do you believe that your distinctive business logo or symbol is secured from competitors? Do you currently violate existing rights? Here are the four key things that you must know
You Know It’s Time to Incorporate When…
Incorporating a startup business is a big decision, and requires careful research and planning. This article will help you map out your startups future and enable you to understand the benefits of incorporating.
What Workplace Policies Does My Business Need?
Gender equality, workplace harassment and social media use are some of the top issues affecting workplaces today. Find out what workplace policies your business needs to ensure a safe and harmonious environment.
5 Tips on Hiring Great Employees for Your Startup
Good staff should be treated like gold. Here are some helpful tips for hiring great employees for your startup.
Starting an Australian Business in 10 Days
Didn't think it was possible to start an Australian business in 10 days? This article will show you how you can start and run a business in 10 days.
Financing Options for Small Businesses
There are many ways to finance a small business. From crowd funding to venture capitalists and even angel investors - read about them all in this article.
The 5 Crucial Mistakes Early-Stage Businesses Make
Start-ups don’t always do things by the book, often opting for the “it won’t hurt me, I’m just starting out” mentality that hurts so many later on.
10 Reasons to Start Your Own Business
Do people often say you should own your own business or do you have an idea you want to monetise? Here are 10 reasons to start a business.
Michael Cosgrove on Workplace Bullying and Harassment
With the onset of social media and the media spotlight, there is now a conscious effort by employers to remove entrenched bullying in the workplace.
Follow Up: Lawpath’s Free Bullying & Harassment Webinar
Our Webinar by Michael Cosgrove provided great insight into how businesses can deal with their workplace bullying issues.
What business structure is right for you?
Take our interactive business quiz to find out what business structure suits your needs.Take quiz
Having the correct documents is essential to getting your business off to the right start. Read our comprehensive guide to find out what you'll need.
If you run an online business in Australia, it's likely that you will have to comply with the GDPR. Read about what that means here.
Want to protect the most valuable assets your business owns? Find out how to design and implement an effective IP strategy in this eGuide.
On probation but want to resign? Although probationary periods are common when starting a new job, the notice you are required to give when leaving varies.
Running a business inevitably involves spending money. If you want to raise money for your business, this eBook will show you how.