The QLD Government is offering up to $5,000 matched funding for small businesses to engage professional services for up to three months.

There’s never been a better time to get your legal house in order!

The Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program provides new small businesses access to professional advice and support in the critical early stages of establishing a business.

Here are some of the ways you could be using the funding to ensure your business has the legal protection basics in place. Of course, your business is unique and we are always available to provide tailored advice to suit:

  • Trademark your business name and/or logo;
  • Have your employment contracts drafted by a legal professional;
  • Creation of legally binding Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Disclaimer Waiver or Contractor Agreement;
  • Development of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for use with suppliers and stakeholders;
  • Business structure advice;
  • Creation of Shareholder/Partnership/JV Agreement;
  • Advice or counsel on a unique legal matter.

Full eligibility criteria and funding information is below.

To find out more about this opportunity, please complete the form below, email Ian today or call 0421 974 133. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5pm Tuesday 21 November 2017.  


Find out more about government grant eligibility:


From Business Queensland page:

Available funding

Matched funding of up to $5,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses to engage a consultant, advisor or business coach for up to 3 months to help establish or develop the business. The minimum grant funding amount is $1,000.

The advice must fall under 1 or more of the following areas:

  • professional business, tax, computing, legal or financial (accounting) advice
  • mentoring/coaching
  • business and strategic planning
  • market research and marketing strategies, including branding strategies and social media/digital strategies.

Payment will be made directly to the business on completion of the project and on presentation of proof of payment for the service.
To be eligible the business must:

  • have a business name registered within the last 4 years
  • have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be based in Queensland
  • not be insolvent or have owners/directors that are an undischarged bankrupt.

This incredible opportunity is closing SOON, so don’t delay! Please email Ian today or call 0421 974 133. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5pm Tuesday 21 November 2017.


About the Author

Written by Ian Aldridge, Founder and Principal Lawyer at Progressive Legal.

Ian started Progressive Legal to break the stereotype of ‘typical’ lawyers by providing transparent affordable and easy to understand legal advice and information.

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