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Posted by , February 10th, 2015

When setting up a family trust you have to choose what type of trustee you want to control the trust. The trustee may be one or more individuals, or a private (i.e. proprietary limited) company specifically setup to act as trustee. The advantages of using a corporate trustee are typically listed as: Limited Liability – […]

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Posted by , November 24th, 2014

eCompanies now has the convenient feature of exporting company information for import into your corporate register software. This saves a considerable amount of time when you want to use software like BGL’s Corporate Affairs System (CAS). The export feature is available for any company registered through us, and contains the information used to register the […]

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Posted by , October 28th, 2014

We get a lot of customers who are sole traders come to us saying they need to form a company so they can be awarded a contract. Converting from a sole trader to a company is relatively straight forward, the question is why do employers only want to deal with a company? The first part […]

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Posted by , September 24th, 2014

One of the most common questions asked by small businesses and entrepreneurs everyday, is whether to trade as a company or as a sole trader. This decision impacts on business relations, tax, legal and financial aspects of the business and deciding between the two will depend on your own personal situation and the future plans […]

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Posted by , July 29th, 2014

We have a guest post from Clancy Clark of DesignCrowd on how crowd sourcing can help small businesses lower costs, specifically in the area of branding and design.

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