Business Templates

Below is a range of useful templates for small and medium sized businesses prepared by leading industry experts. Included is a an employment contract and contractors agreement, business plan, finance application, sale of business agreement, business purchase review checklist, business purchase tax checklist and work communications policy.

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Employment Contract

A properly drafted employment contract is very important to avoid legal disputes later on. This comprehensive employment agreement was prepared by Andreyev Lawyers and last updated by Louise Russo in August 2020 (phone 1300 654 590). This document is a sample agreement containing the essential clauses that need to be included including supporting comments under each clause.

Contractor Agreement

Having a properly drafted agreement with contractors is vital to avoid desputes later on. This comprehensive contractor agreement was prepared by Andreyev Lawyers and last updated by Louise Russo in August 2020 (phone 1300 654 590). The document is a sample agreement containing the essential clauses that need to be included including supporting commments under each clause.

Business Purchase Tax Checklist

This template was updated in July 2020 by Peter Bembrick, tax consulting partner, at HLB Mann Judd (phone 02 9020 4000). It includes a comprehensive due diligence review of the major income tax, GST, structuring, capital gains tax and other tax issues associated with the purchase of either the assets of a business or the shares in a private company that operates the business.

Business Purchase Review Checklist

This document contains a comprehensive checklist of the important issues that need to be considered when evaluating the purchase of a business, including personal factors, choice of structure, funding requirements, physical and industry requirements, marketing, staff, insurance, recordkeeping, and income tax & GST registrations.

Business Succession Planning Checklist

This document examines some of the important issues that need to be considered in the succession planning process and includes a succession planning template with relevant headings and supporting comments.

Business Plan

A business plan will identify strengths and weaknesses of the business to assess whether it is viable. The plan is a blueprint for starting, maintaining or expanding a business. This template contains a comprehensive outline of a business ing plan tailored for small business owners. Included are guidance notes to assist in completing the plan.

Marketing Plan

An effective marketing plan will act as a reference document to help a business to execute its marketing strategy. This template contains a comprehensive outline of a marketing plan tailored for small business owners. Included are guidance notes to assist in completing the plan.


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