15 05, 2020

Leasing to a related entity – avoid the PPSR sting

2020-05-18T08:17:13+09:30

If you hold equipment in one entity, and carry on your business in another, you may be thinking this is a great asset protection strategy. It is, but it is missing one critical part - registration of the arrangement on the PPSR.

Leasing to a related entity – avoid the PPSR sting2020-05-18T08:17:13+09:30
8 05, 2020

Avoid Additional Stamp Duty in Victoria – Exclude Foreign Beneficiaries from Your Discretionary Trust

2020-05-18T08:20:24+09:30

The Victorian State Revenue Office (SRO) has announced that from 1 March 2020 it has adopted a new approach in applying the ‘foreign purchaser additional duty’ (FPAD) provisions of the Duties Act 2000 (Vic) to discretionary trusts. Make sure you don't get caught by this additional 8% of duty.

Avoid Additional Stamp Duty in Victoria – Exclude Foreign Beneficiaries from Your Discretionary Trust2020-05-18T08:20:24+09:30
7 05, 2020

Debt collection for Private Schools

2020-05-18T08:17:53+09:30

Schools and other education providers are just like any other business in our community - and are being hit hard by the harsh economic reality that is now upon us. We can help guide you through this new economic landscape with a compassionate, yet effective, debt collection strategy.

Debt collection for Private Schools2020-05-18T08:17:53+09:30
7 05, 2020

eSports: Are you thinking of entering the sponsorship game?

2020-05-18T08:19:06+09:30

If you've been sponsoring sports teams and events as part of your marketing spend - maybe it's time to move to warp speed, and consider eSports! The world is your virtual oyster.

eSports: Are you thinking of entering the sponsorship game?2020-05-18T08:19:06+09:30
7 05, 2020

Are you paying for your grandchildren’s school fees?

2020-05-18T08:19:15+09:30

If you're paying for your grandchildren's education costs, then you're not alone. But is this financial support a 'gift' or a 'loan' to your children? If this is left in any doubt, then bitter family disputes will arise. Take the time now to make sure the ground rules are clear.

Are you paying for your grandchildren’s school fees?2020-05-18T08:19:15+09:30
2 05, 2020

When your employee walks out the door, do they take ‘IP’ with them?

2020-05-18T08:18:25+09:30

In today's modern economy all businesses rely heavily on their intellectual property (or 'IP'). Whether you realise it or not, your employees are using or generating some form of IP each and every day they are at work. But what happens when your employee walks out the door (or is pushed)? Have you taken the necessary steps to ensure your IP remains behind?

When your employee walks out the door, do they take ‘IP’ with them?2020-05-18T08:18:25+09:30
28 04, 2020

Can you get out of a standard-form contract?

2020-04-29T13:07:23+09:30

So you're in a contract you want to get out of and not sure what do to. Terminating an agreement is never easy, but there are some practical steps you can take.

Can you get out of a standard-form contract?2020-04-29T13:07:23+09:30
28 04, 2020

Farmers, how can you protect yourself if a customer doesn’t pay?

2020-04-29T13:06:02+09:30

It's always nice to make a sale - but the fun soon ends if you don't end up getting paid. You need to ensure that your 'terms of trade' protect your interests, and you also need to ensure these interests are register on the PPSR. Find out how.

Farmers, how can you protect yourself if a customer doesn’t pay?2020-04-29T13:06:02+09:30
23 04, 2020

Is your dental practice in need of a brush and floss?

2020-04-29T13:05:01+09:30

We have a lot of dentist clients who have downed tools during the Level 3 restrictions. One thing they have in common is that they’re making lemonade out of lemons and getting their practices ‘shipshape’ for when the restrictions are downgraded back to Level 1 or 2. If this sounds like you, read on!

Is your dental practice in need of a brush and floss?2020-04-29T13:05:01+09:30
22 04, 2020

Stood down, terminated, made redundant: What does it all mean?

2020-04-29T13:03:47+09:30

Employers faced with the reality of reducing their workforce in an attempt to mitigate the adverse effects on their businesses want to know “What is the difference between a ‘stand down’, 'termination' and ‘redundancy’?” All is explained...

Stood down, terminated, made redundant: What does it all mean?2020-04-29T13:03:47+09:30