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IMPORTANT UPDATE - CHANGES TO DIRECTOR PENALTY NOTICES!

9th August 2012

On 30 June 2012 the Tax laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 2) Act 2012 commenced.  Importantly for directors, accountants and legal advisers, this Act contains... read more…

All may not be lost: terminating the winding up of a company

29th June 2012

ALL MAY NOT BE LOST:. Terminating the winding up of a company. In a previous article we discussed the consequences of a company served with a statutory demand failing to... read more…

What does the dispute resolution clause in my agreement mean?

8th June 2012

Due to its time and cost efficiency, alternative dispute resolution is becoming the preferred (and commercial) method of resolving disputes between contracting parties. As... read more…

INDUSTRY ALERT - HASTIE GROUP ENTERS EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION – PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS

30th May 2012

A couple of months ago we issued a newsletter regarding the lodging of  subcontractor’s charges under the Subcontractors’ Charges Act 1974 as a means of... read more…

In tough times the risk of employee fraud rises - be prepared!

29th March 2012

What is the issue?. Avid readers of the newspaper may have noticed a recent increase in the number of cases before the courts involving employee fraud. From the alleged... read more…

It's always the poor subbie who cops the brunt in tough times

31st January 2012

IT'S ALWAYS THE POOR SUBBIE WHO COPS THE BRUNT IN TOUGH TIMES:. The "who, what, when, where, how and why" of subcontractors' charges.. December and January are... read more…