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What is your business’ legal structure? Which One Would Be The Right One For You?

Your business is a legal structure, therefore it is important that you understand the business structure that you select for your business. The most common types of business structures available in Australia include: 1.   Sole Proprietor or Sole Trader 2.   Companies [...]

November 22, 2013 Branding, business information, business structure, Business System

How To Write A Business Mission Statement

The Roadmap to your vision is your Mission Statement. A mission statement is your HOW. This requires 4 key areas: • Who are you…? • What business are we in…? • What are our customers…? • What make us unique…? [...]

September 19, 2013 Branding, business planning, Business System, business tips, Coaching & Planning

What is a Trust in a business structure?

A trust is not a separate legal entity. It simply holds property in trust for the beneficiaries.  It is a legal structure used to maximize the financial advantages of being in business, such as distribution of income, taxation and protection [...]

October 11, 2011 Branding, business information, business structure, Business System
What is Copyright? IP Part 4

What is Copyright? IP Part 4

What is copyright? Copyright protects the original expression of ideas, not the ideas themselves. It is free and automatically safeguards your original works of art and literature, music, films, sound recording, broadcasts and computer programs from copying and certain other [...]

July 28, 2011 Branding, business information, Business System, intellectual property (IP)

What is a design? IP Part 3

Diva Chair collection from Colico Design What is a design? Design refers to the features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation which, when applied to a product, gives the product a unique appearance. You can register a design but it [...]

July 21, 2011 Branding, business information, Business System, intellectual property (IP)
What is a Trade Mark? IP Part 2

What is a Trade Mark? IP Part 2

What is a trade mark?   A trade mark can be aletter, number, word, phrase, sound, smell, shape, logo, picture, aspect ofpackaging or any combination of these. It is used to distinguishgoods and services of one trade from those of [...]

July 15, 2011 Branding, business information, Business System, intellectual property (IP)

What is a Company Structure?

The company structure is very different from both the sole trader and partnership structures. A company is formed when a group of individual, or firms, combine as shareholders and incorporate under the provisions of the Company Act. Companies can be [...]

June 9, 2011 Branding, business information, business structure, Business System

What is Partnership ?

  The Partnership structure is designed for businesses which have more than one owner.  The various State Partnership Acts define ‘Partnership’ as “the relationship which subsists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view to profit”.   [...]

June 2, 2011 Branding, business information, Business System, intellectual property (IP)

What is Mission Statement?

The Roadmap to your vision is your Mission Statement. A mission statement is your HOW. This requires 4 key areas: • Who are you…? • What business are we in…? • What are our customers…? • What make us unique…? [...]

May 26, 2011 Branding, business planning, Business System, business tips, Coaching & Planning

Sole Proprietor, or Sole Trader

A Sole Trader is a person who trades as an individual, without the use of a company structure or partners.  The proprietor is the sole owner of the business and has sole control over it. Therefore, the individual bears the [...]

May 26, 2011 Branding, business information, business structure, Business System