Saturday, December 10, 2011

Stress and mental health issues can seriously impact your organisation

Times are tough for those working in smaller organisations. Managers working in small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and non-government organisations (NGOs) face many pressures, often with few people or resources to turn to for support.

A free resource kit is now available;

Dont be afraid to ask for help if you are not coping. Stress in a small business is a common thing. Consider speaking to your GP, Business Adviser, Family Business Australia and mental health professionals. All can offer various forms of support.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Business Law basics - Contract laws risks

Everyday businesses create potential problems for themselves by entering into contracts.

Contracts, that are binding can be written, verbal or even implied. Imagine the difficulty in resolving the terms of a contract that is not written. Despite this, very rarely we stop to note all the details of all the business agreements we make - even though they are probably legally binding contracts.

There are set criteria to test impartially if an agreement is legally binding. The video below gives an explanation.

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