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13 01, 2019

Four ways to challenge Director Penalty Notices

2019-02-01T07:24:37+00:00

The ATO is using Director Penalty Notices more often. However, the ATO officers are only human and they can make mistakes. There are four main ways in which your DPN may be challenged.

Four ways to challenge Director Penalty Notices2019-02-01T07:24:37+00:00
21 12, 2018

Our good news stories for 2018

2019-01-15T10:15:48+00:00

How we helped business owners build and sustain strong business growth Our clients own a rapidly growing equipment hire business. To sustain this growth, they needed to ‘clean up’ and simplify their business structure to ensure that the business was operating as efficiently as possible. With our detailed understanding of tax roll-over concessions, we [...]

Our good news stories for 20182019-01-15T10:15:48+00:00
13 12, 2018

Simon Ridley

2018-12-13T10:21:34+00:00

Simon works with business owners and organisations to manage issues relating to their workers,  including ensuring compliance with employment laws and dispute resolution.  He also assists in general commercial law and disputes.

Simon Ridley2018-12-13T10:21:34+00:00
13 12, 2018

How to operate a bank account

2019-02-01T07:41:36+00:00

You would think this is obvious. Some of us can still remember our first school savings account with the State Bank, pink piggybank and all… But when you start involving companies, trusts and partnerships, things can get a little more complicated.

How to operate a bank account2019-02-01T07:41:36+00:00
30 11, 2018

I thought it was just casual!

2018-11-30T10:53:52+00:00

The recent judgment of the Federal Court in the WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene case has had many employers very worried.  But we’re not convinced the decision actually changes anything.  Read on for our take on the WorkPac case. What was the WorkPac case about? Paul Skene was employed in 2010 as a casual [...]

I thought it was just casual!2018-11-30T10:53:52+00:00
30 10, 2018

5 things to consider when preparing or updating your incorporated association’s rules

2018-11-08T07:23:14+00:00

If you are involved with an incorporated association or considering setting one up, then chances are you have come across the term ‘model rules’. Did you know that you do not have to use the model rules? Incorporated associations can choose to write their own rules. Here are 5 things to consider when preparing or updating your incorporated association’s rules.

5 things to consider when preparing or updating your incorporated association’s rules2018-11-08T07:23:14+00:00
9 10, 2018

Use our ‘departing employees’ checklist to protect your business

2018-10-11T14:37:13+00:00

The departure of an employee can be a difficult time for your business.  It is also a time that your business is exposed to the potential for real damage. If you establish a clear and consistent process for departing employees, you can protect your business and minimise the impact on staff and customers. Use our ‘departing employees’ checklist to protect your business.

Use our ‘departing employees’ checklist to protect your business2018-10-11T14:37:13+00:00
14 09, 2018

The key steps to successfully sell your business

2018-09-21T14:26:54+00:00

We have written a lot of technical stuff about selling a business. But we’re finding that more and more people want to understand the best high-level strategy to actually conclude a deal. This article sets out the key steps.

The key steps to successfully sell your business2018-09-21T14:26:54+00:00
21 08, 2018

Andrew’s 2nd interview with Kym Nitschke from ‘Accounting Insider’ Podcast

2018-08-22T07:54:39+00:00

In this follow up interview Andrew talks about mind mapping, making decisions, origins, guiding principals, channelling "Diver Dan", life balance, running a high-performance law firm, scaling systems and developing in-house web apps with Ukranian programmers! Missed the 1st interview?

Andrew’s 2nd interview with Kym Nitschke from ‘Accounting Insider’ Podcast2018-08-22T07:54:39+00:00