Small Business Survival Tips

On 28 August 2013, I hit the airwaves on Eagle Radio – which is Australia’s first and only radio station dedicated to empowering small businesses. As an Insolvency Practitioner that … Read More

Interview with Eagle Waves Radio – The Voice for Small Business

Looking forward to chatting with John Hagerty (co-host of the Eagle Business Show) today at 11.00am and discussing what key factors small business owners need to consider to “keep on … Read More

ATO Compliance in Focus Program 2013/14 – Fraudulent Phoenixing & DPN’s a focus

The ATO’s Second Commissioner of Compliance, Mr Bruce Quigley recently released the Compliance in Focus Program for the current financial year. For those that may wish to read the entire … Read More

Personal bankruptcies decline for the quarter ended 30 June 2013

The quarterly personal insolvency statistics for the June quarter 2013 show that personal insolvency activity declined by almost 1.4% when compared to the June quarter 2012. Interestingly NSW, QLD, WA … Read More

Expert says the Australian Economic Growth may not hit zero until around 2018

Jones Partners hosted its inaugural “State of the Economy & Industries at Risk” this week. The presentation was given by CEO and Chairman of IBISWorld, Phil Ruthven. One of the … Read More

Director Penalty Notices

In June 2012 there were changes to the Director Penalty Notice (DPN) regime. Most importantly such changes now expose directors to automatic personal liability where either PAYG or SGC obligations … Read More

Liquidation is NOT a dirty word!

Whilst the term liquidation is frequently used, for many company directors or business owners it is still not always well understood and indeed feared. Whilst this is understandable, it is … Read More

Bankruptcy

Will you be able to keep the house? This is a question I get asked frequently by individuals that may need to contemplate voluntary bankruptcy. The short answer is YES, … Read More