A SALUTARY LESSON

For those who deal in the world of insolvency, certainly the liquidators, but I am actually including all the lawyers, accountants, finance brokers, advisers and other players of all sizes as well; then there are some salutary lessons that have come out of the largest insolvency cases that came into play during 2018.  In many … Continued

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AN INTERESTING FOLLOW ON

Further to my article last week it has been interesting to note that there have been a couple of follow on articles dealing with a separate, but similarly themed issue relating to the provision of services to government.  Interestingly as they unfold, and it is accepted that not all parties can be frank due to … Continued

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VALUE, WORTH AND COST

$100,000 is always a good number to grab most people’s attention with.  It’s big enough to be a number that really counts and yet small enough to get lost in bigger budgets, after all if you put a ‘K’ at the top of the dollars column it becomes $100, and regrettably that’s exactly what many … Continued

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LOSING INFORMATION OR DOCUMENTS INADVERTENTLY?

Interesting what happens in the quiet of January. With legislation the way it is today, most particularly the Privacy Act, one of the greatest fears of any business is waking up to find that information, documentation or other data has been lost, stolen, misplaced or inappropriately/unexplainably been replicated by another party.  Let’s face it Julian … Continued

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MERRY CHRISTMAS, ONE & ALL

As we rapidly arrive at the Christmas/New Year break roll and we all take the chance to catch our breath, rest and share time with our families I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a safe, happy and prosperous New Year. I look forward to 2019 … Continued

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE OPTIONS GONE?

A long time ago, after much flurry and excitement I remember first reading the Harmer Report and its recommendations into changes to the insolvency laws.  It was even more exciting to watch as the new legislation came into being in 1993.  The new world order had arrived!In fact at the time our Firm was considered … Continued

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HANG THE GUILTY BASTARDS!

Oddly at the moment I find myself in control of a building company somewhat smaller than the one that’s drawing all the headlines.  I have been in the role only a matter of weeks prior to the more notable one.  So I was somewhat taken aback when I saw the Administrators ad offering the larger … Continued

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HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?

Over the recent months, as has been noted in this Blog we have been commenting on the goings on at the Banking Royal Commission.  One key and growing concern was the potential involvement of the major accounting and legal advisory firms who, in the background, would have been advisers to both the banking sector, as … Continued

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SORRY FOR THE SILENCE

Hi everyone, sorry for the lack of words over the past few weeks but we’ve had a couple of run-ins with health and hospitalisation problems with staff and family.  All now on the road to recovery so hope to have some more constructive comments up soon.

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