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10 06 2012

Contractors and Employees: A health check

As we approach year end, we thought it was worth reminding our clients with regards to the distinction between contractor and employee and the tax implications that flow from these categories.

29 05 2012

Improve working capital

Companies that implement best practices, clever thinking, new technology, and information systems to drive good decision making will find it easier to increase working capital.

28 05 2012

Valuing high risk investments

Valuing high risk, longer term investments is an inherently difficult process characterised by significant uncertainty and a substantial degree of judgement.

22 05 2012

What my last wave can teach you about income protection

For the first 30 seconds it was all about survival, with the first priority getting to shore, but within the first minute of the injury I was already wondering about what would happen to my family financially if I was off work for an extended period of time, or even if my injuries were permanent.

21 05 2012

When disaster strikes

The recent storms which ravaged Newcastle and surrounding areas were an outstanding representation of the Novocastrian spirit, and sense of community support and goodwill that epitomises our great city.

19 05 2012

New drought support package for farming community

On 8 May 2015, the Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss announced a new $333 million package for drought assistance.

28 04 2012

Australian IPO Markets

CY2014 was the most active year for initial public offerings (IPO’s) over the last 10 years, with more than A$15 billion being raised across 69 IPO’s.

28 04 2012

Insolvency Reform

There has been some insolvency ‘action’ in the Parliament and in the Courts recently with the release of two long awaited reports, and the handing down of a High Court decision clarifying some previously ‘cloudy’ timing issues.

17 04 2012

Why make the move to the cloud

Amidst a growing trend toward mobile devices and constant connectivity, a buzz term "cloud accounting" has emerged. But what does it mean?

16 04 2012

Safe harbours on the horizon

Directors should be acutely aware of their personal financial liabilities and in particular their exposure to liability for insolvent trading under the Corporations Act.

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