The Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Dr Michael Schaper, was in Perth this week to educate and inform small business owners and advisers on changes to unfair contract term laws.
These changes have the potential to affect a large number of small businesses, so it’s important to know your rights when entering into a standard form contract, or providing a contract to others.
See how these changes may affect you.
WA Small Business Commissioner David Eaton has hosted a meeting of Small Business Commissioners from around the nation, at the SBDC.
Attending for the first time was newly appointed Victorian Commissioner Judy O’Connell, along with Robyn Hobbs from New South Wales, John Chapman from South Australia and Kate Carnell, National Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.
A key point of discussion was Ms Carnell’s inquiry into banking practices in the small business sector.