US-based eCommerce website Etsy has defended its terms and conditions after one of its merchants claimed his shop was shut down amid suspicions his products weren’t handmade.
Start-ups could face fines in excess of $10,000 if they make false or misleading statements when applying for an Australian Business Number, after the tax office received special funding in the 2013 federal budget for a crackdown.
Start-ups are the least likely to know about the federal government’s $6500 instant asset write-off, according to a new MYOB report, which shows almost 40% aren’t aware of the tax perk.
The National Computer Science School has encouraged entrepreneurs and “technology creators” to sign a petition supporting the introduction of computer-programming in Australian schools.
Tech retailer Kogan has won its case against ispONE, following several weeks of tense argument in the Victorian Supreme Court.
Business Insider Pty Ltd, based on the Central Coast of NSW, has rebranded itself as Business Ink following legal action lodged by New York-based The Business Insider Inc.
The fate of pop-up food vans in the Adelaide CBD looks uncertain amid claims from a city councillor that the “pop-up fad” has gone too far.
Are you confused about if or when you're allowed to trade this Anzac Day? If so, this state-by-state guide will help you out.
The number of divorces in Australia increased by 8.7% over the past five years. Legal services, counselling and childcare are just a few of the industries cashing in on this trend.
Public holiday trading hours are always confusing for business owners. However, it’s even worse for your customers.
McDonald’s has been burnt by yet another coffee drinker, with an Adelaide woman suing the fast food giant. Here’s how to make sure this doesn’t happen to your busienss.
Boutique brewer Thunder Road Brewing Company has gone head to head with Carlton & United Breweries in a David and Goliath-style legal battle over the trademark of more than 50 mothballed beer brands.
Are you looking to sell your business? If so, there are some important legal questions you must consider.
Some of the biggest legal traps entrepreneurs face are in the area of recruitment. If you are looking to hire your first staff, it is essential to know the difference between employees and contractors.
Online venture builder Pollenizer is the latest entity to jump on the co-working bandwagon, opening a co-working space called The Hive, which already counts Posse among its members.
When it comes to the inner workings of your business, entrepreneurs need to think about their limits. What will you tell and what won’t you share?
More than half of Australian businesses believe penalty interest charges on late tax payments should be waived for start-ups, according to a new study which also shows widespread entrepreneurial ire with the government.
Running a business involves a blizzard of agreements, around things like service, distribution and consignment. Here’s how to get your head around the key legal documents you’ll have to grapple with.
A new survey has revealed only 37% of local tech companies have issued share options in the last three years, with tax reasons cited as the main consideration for their reluctance.
Group buying giant Groupon has been slammed by the Australian communications watchdog, which has issued a formal warning to the company regarding its daily email newsletters – and the ability to unsubscribe.