Independent contractors and the super trapPosted on 20 June 2018
The question of whether an individual has been engaged as an employee or as an independent contractor can often have different answers depending on the context in which the question is being asked.
General Protections claims – beware of personal liabilityPosted byon 13 June 2018
It has been more than 8 years since the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the Act) came into force, however many business owners and senior managers are unaware of the existence and effect of the "General Protections" regime...
Debt Recovery - If all else fails – the last resortPosted byon 06 June 2018
While our previous blogs have focused on the steps a business can take to avoid bad debts, sometimes despite your best efforts you will be forced into some sort of debt recovery process.
Cashflow and debtor management – formalise itPosted byon 30 May 2018
This blog will focus on a more “technical” element – tying it all together with a set of terms of trade.
Make it hard for your customers to owe you moneyPosted byon 23 May 2018
Many businesses, particularly those that are struggling with cash flow, overlook some of the simplest debt prevention tools....
Cashflow management - getting to know your customersPosted byon 16 May 2018
All businesses will no doubt be familiar with the challenges associated with getting paid in full, on time, all of the time.
Save Our Sons Duchenne Foundation 10 Year Anniversary Gala DinnerPosted on 04 May 2018
A very special evening to raise money for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy hosted by Alan Jones AO and starring Jessica Mauboy with a special performance by Marcia Hines.
Entering an existing business - the potential traps to look out forPosted byon 12 April 2018
There are a number of potential traps for a new owner entering an existing business.
Beware the Personal GuaranteePosted byon 21 March 2018
Significant effort, time and money can be spent in putting in place an ownership structure that maximises the protection of the personal assets of the owners of the business.
Business Structure – Document how it will all workPosted byon 14 March 2018
Once the proprietors of business have settled on the structure that will be used, it is essential that they properly document how both the day to day and longer term business decisions will be made.