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Talking Law

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Talking Law provides smart legal tips for business, with all the jargon stripped away. Your host, Joanna Oakey, brings her decades of experience in law and in business to help business owners and managers discover how to avoid the lurking legal landmines before they blow up a business. Join us weekly to get clear and simple legal strategies for getting to optimal business results.

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Talking Law provides smart legal tips for business, with all the jargon stripped away. Your host, Joanna Oakey, brings her decades of experience in law and in business to help business owners and managers discover how to avoid the lurking legal landmines before they blow up a business. Join us weekly to get clear and simple legal strategies for getting to optimal business results.

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Talking Law

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Talking Law provides smart legal tips for business, with all the jargon stripped away. Your host, Joanna Oakey, brings her decades of experience in law and in business to help business owners and managers discover how to avoid the lurking legal landmines before they blow up a business. Join us weekly to get clear and simple legal strategies for getting to optimal business results.

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Rank #1: [EP 088] Could you (and should you) franchise your business?

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If you’ve considered franchising as a growth strategy, this episode might help you determine whether it’s right for your business. Listen in as we speak to Brian Keen from Franchise Simply about everything you need to know before getting started.

Jun 10 2019
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Rank #2: [EP 085] New Legislation Alert: The Modern Slavery Act

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Here’s a 15-minute overview of everything you need to know about Australia’s new modern slavery law and how it might impact your business

May 11 2019
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Rank #3: [EP 081] From small to great: How to build a successful small business

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Great things almost always start small. When choosing a business idea, it's smart to look at your strengths, skill set, and things you're already passionate about. Join us in this episode as we speak to the co-founder and non-executive chairman of the accounting practice Chan and Naylor - Edward Chan who takes us through some tips in achieving a successful business.

Apr 02 2019
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Rank #4: [EP 080] Understanding Awards and Avoiding Underpayments

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Awards cover a high number of jobs and employees across Australia. There are more than 120 modern awards that are currently in place, spanning across the majority of industries. This episode takes us through some of the complexities associated with modern awards, as well as some of the hard hitting issues, modern cases, biggest risks and some helpful tips when it comes to awards and underpayments.

Mar 22 2019
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Rank #5: [EP 078] Trademarks in China

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This is one episode you can't afford to miss. Tune in as we give you a quick rundown on trademarks in China - an area that is currently making waves in the world of business. Take a closer look at the risks businesses don't even know they are exposed to when they manufacture or buy products from China or when they plan to use their brand there. Make this episode a priority.

Feb 25 2019
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Rank #6: [EP 076] CEO at Sixteen: Business tips from Australia’s youngest Boss

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Ali Kitinas, believed to be Australia’s youngest CEO, started her first business at age 11. With the benefit of hindsight, she shares her top tips for young entrepreneurs from lessons learned in starting and building her own business.

Jan 31 2019
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Rank #7: [EP 075] Why startups fall down: Common mistakes new business owners make

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Starting a business? Here are five common mistakes most business owners make when launching a new business. Listen in to learn what they are and avoid making these costly mistakes.

Jan 06 2019
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Rank #8: [EP 074] Simple Giving: Easy ways to build a culture of giving in your business

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This topic is very close to our heart. At Aspect Legal, we believe that a business has a social responsibility that extends beyond its own. Together with Wayne Schmidt, we discuss simple ways that you can start integrating a culture of giving into your business model via the platform B1G1 or Business for Good.

Dec 17 2018
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Rank #9: [EP 073] From Xero to Hero: How an NZ startup became a billion-dollar market leader

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Here’s an inside take on the successful launch of an NZ accounting startup that made big waves in the accounting industry in Australia. Listen in as Wayne Schmidt, who was Xero’s country manager in Australia when it first launched in 2009, shares his insights and experiences from the early stages of this billion-dollar market leader’s journey.

Dec 11 2018
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Rank #10: [EP 068] How to avoid the legal landmines in your business

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Ben and I talk about why it’s important for businesses to get themselves sorted from a legal perspective then we delve deeper into four general areas of legal risk that business owners should be thinking about covering off first. I call these areas legal landmines, which can blow up in your face at any time if you don’t get them sorted right away.

Sep 28 2018
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