Introduction to structuring your business

This resource briefly outlines an IP holding structure that can protect your IP, and set out some issues you should consider when going into business with others.

Guide  \  27 Sep 2017

This information sheet is a brief guide to structuring your business. We also briefly outline an intellectual property (IP) holding structure that can protect your IP, and set out some issues you should consider when going into business with others.

The most common types of business structures are:

  • sole traders
  • companies
  • joint ventures
  • partnerships
  • limited partnerships
  • unincorporated trusts