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Business Legals Toolkit

The Business Legals Toolkit contains a set of over 50 common document templates required by business. These documents are legally compliant and are updated as the laws change, so you can confidently use them without the need to obtain legal approval.

With the Business Legals Toolkit, you can:

  • manage risk simply and secure your business against the impact of non-compliance.
  • ensure the key legal documents relating to the operation and function of your business are legally compliant and in working order.

Developed exclusively for NSW Business Chamber members, this toolkit will save you time and money by bringing together the key legal templates you will need for your business in one easy to navigate location.

The toolkit includes:

Basic business information 

  • Privacy law guidelines
  • Spam guidelines
  • Intellectual property laws
  • Business names & domain names
  • Franchising code of conduct
  • Insurance
  • Dispute resolution
  • Debt recovery
  • Document retention
  • Limitation periods
  • Amendments to the Trade Practices Act – clarity in pricing
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Voluntary Administration

Regulatory bodies

  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
  • NSW Office of Fair Trading (OFT)
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
  • Office of the Privacy Commissioner
  • NSW Lands and Property Management Authority (LPMA)
  • Office of State Revenue (OSR)
  • Australian Tax Office (ATO)

Compliance

  • Good corporate governance guidelines
  • Rules for organisations:
    • Proprietary companies
    • Public companies limited by guarantee
    • Incorporated associations
    • Local Chambers of Commerce
    • Sole director companies
  • Rules for committees and sample committee charter
  • Appointment and removal of Directors, including:
    • Letter of consent to appointment
    • Letter of resignation
  • Conflict of interest and disclosure
    • Conflict of interest and disclosure information sheet
    • Sample standing notice to other directors
  • Directors meetings & resolutions
    • Sample circular resolution
    • Board meeting template
  • Members meetings and resolutions
  • Directors duties

Sample Agreements

  • Mutual confidentiality agreement
  • Standard one-way confidentiality agreement 
  • Deed of assignment of intellectual property 
  • Standard commercial lease 
  • Standard retail lease including disclosure Statements
    • Strata lot
  • Director's guarantee
  • Terms and conditions for use of websites and disclaimer for a website 
  • Directors or shareholders loan agreement 
  • Software licence agreement
  • Privacy policy 
  • Spam policy 
  • Shareholders agreement guide
  • Shareholders agreement checklist 
  • Shareholders agreement
  • Terms of trade checklist
  • Standard terms of trade (business to consumer) 
  • Standard terms of trade (business to business) 
  • Trademark licence agreement 
  • IP licence agreement
  • Independent contractor agreement 
  • Game of skill – terms and conditions
  • Sponsorship agreement
Members can access the Business Legals Toolkit online from their Member entitlements screen.