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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Jobs boom sparks Parramatta

A NEW generation of office workers is raising a glass to Parramatta and shaking up the area’s night-life. Rather than heading into the city for a post-work tipple, they are choosing to stay and play in Parramatta. And this is having a knock-on effect for the area’s watering holes, with up-market cocktails and craft beers … 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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IS EVERYTHING DIVISIBLE BY NUMBERS?

In a recent article that was circulated my way on LinkedIn, “How Robots Hire Job Candidates”, it was relating how artificial intelligence (AI) will fuel the recruiting of the future.  This, at least to me, is an interesting puzzlement. Two of the key traits that I have always held critical to my recruitment process have … Continued

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CAN LAWS AND REALITY CO-EXIST?

This week one of the most prophetic statements was made at the Royal Commission when Mr Martin, Clearview’s Chief Actuary and Risk Officer, admitted that “it is virtually impossible to sell life insurance over the phone in compliance with the relevant financial services laws”.  Not only is it an important observation based on all of … Continued

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ONLINE FRAUD

Online fraud, due to its increasing complexity and sophistication, is becoming an ever-growing problem for individuals and businesses. In order to tackle online fraud effectively, the awareness of online fraud detection should be highlighted and the prevention methods must be advanced with the times. The most common types of online fraud are as follow: Identity … Continued

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