Kickstarter, GoFundMe and other crowdfunding platforms have exploded in popularity in the past five years, and it’s essential for anyone running a campaign to know how the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) views the money involved.
Grit, determination and the right amount of funding aren’t all that it takes to successfully go into business with someone. No matter how solid your partnership may seem at the outset, you need to nut out a few basic legal agreements before you start operating a business together.
This month we asked business owners what they wish they'd done before partnering - and their answers all revolved around one thing: Partnership agreements!
Revenge porn is a particularly insidious type of harassment where an ex-partner publishes sexually explicit images of a former flame online without their consent. Unfortunately, because this is a relatively new crime there isn’t an Australia-wide law to deter offenders, but there are still other options for victims to pursue.