Trading Names vs Registered Names

Trading Names vs Registered Names

Changes are afoot. You are no longer able to simply add your business name to your ABN (i.e. as a Trading As name), you will need to register your business name with ASIC if you want it to show up on an ABN LookUp search. As of November 2018, only your own name will show up alongside your ABN if you are a sole trader, unless you have paid to register your business name with ASIC.

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GDPR - what it means for Australian businesses

GDPR - what it means for Australian businesses

For those of you who haven't already heard, the EU has brough in new rules governing who and how we can email our target audience. At the moment, it only affects those of us with email subscribers in the EU, but I would lay money down on Australia bringing our "spam" rules in line with these guidelines before the end of the year, so it's best to start complying now in preparation.

If not, it may mean that you have to delete your entire email database, which is what is happening to some EU companies this week!!

Here’s what you need to know…

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