Registration of a trade mark offers different, and important, protections to the registration of a business name.  Whilst both can be used to identify your business, registering your business name does not give you legal proprietary rights over that name. Business Name A business name is the name under which your business operates.  You only need to register a business name if you are trading under a name that is

Dubbed the ‘Unfair Contracts Act’, recent changes to legislation finally provides parties to standard form contracts with greater protection. A standard form contract is one that has been prepared by one party to the contract and where the other party has little or no opportunity to negotiate the terms of the contract, effectively it is a ‘take it or leave it’ contract. These changes apply to contracts entered into on

ELECTRONIC STORAGE OF COMPANY “BOOKS” As we have seen the development of technology take over in all forms of life, it seems that one area that many companies still lag behind in the electronic storage of its own corporate records. Records such as registers, recorded information, financial reports, financial records and documents can all be kept electronically (including in the cloud), albeit with some compliance requirements. These types of records