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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

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Trade Mark Protection – 5 Points Every Charity & Not-For-Profit Organisation Should Consider

Posted in Liability & Risk, Protection, Trade Marks

As a Charity and Not-For-Profit (NFP) you rely heavily on the goodwill and reputation of your organisation which could take years of effort and investment to build.  It is therefore crucial for you to protect your names and brands, and this can be achieved by way of trade mark protection. A trade mark is a “badge of origin”.  It is a way… Continue Reading

Top 7 Procurement Tips for Charities and Not-for-Profit Organisations

Posted in Liability & Risk, Procurement

Procurement decisions are made by charities and not-for-profits regularly and can be the source of problems and expense if you don’t get the decisions right. It’s important that you don’t think that suppliers won’t look to enforce their agreement just because you are a charity or a Not-for–Profit association. Procurement has its pitfalls and you… Continue Reading

A Charity’s Reputation – How to Manage the Risk

Posted in General, Liability & Risk

For charities that invite and rely upon donations from the public, their reputation and the public confidence in them is fundamental to their livelihood and success.  Bad press of any kind can lead to a significant reduction in donations, embarrassment for supporters of the charity, and may even invite investigation by regulatory bodies into the… Continue Reading