Monthly Archives: March 2012

ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 4 – Variations and Instructions

Reference Dates – Queensland Courts  confirmed that a payment claim can be made for the payment period FROM the reference date, not necessarily ON the reference date.  This is more sensible, since it is not reasonable to compile a claim … Continue reading

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How Tablets will Transform Construction

A person with a lot of money (The Owner) decides that they want a building and so they hire an architect. This architect in turn hires a bunch of engineers and all of them start furiously designing the building until The … Continue reading

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CPD CPD Security of Payment 2012/6 – ENTITLEMENT – No. 3 -The Importance of a Payment Schedule

ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 3 – The Importance of a Payment Schedule? Quick Facts:  63.5% of claimant’s got the full amount claimed.  BUT the success rate dropped to … Continue reading

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Mining site works can be subject to Security of Payment Act claims

Queensland and WA cases highlight mining site works can be subject to Security of Payment Act claims In three recent cases the Queensland and Western Australian Courts have adopted a broad interpretation of what work at mine sites is subject … Continue reading

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“Social Technology” will not drive business value – “Social Business Collaboration” will

“Social technology” is a term that gives business executives heartburn. Based on the increasing level of buzz, I’m betting Rolaids and Alka-Seltzer are enjoying banner sales years. But antacids are not the answer for company leaders skittish about social in … Continue reading

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Cash flow – the lifeblood of your business

Doom and gloom can be found on the pages of any financial publication, but what every business needs is a proactive mindset. At Ledger Guard, we are always harping on about cash flow, with good reason. Cash flow isn’t merely … Continue reading

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CPD CPD Security of Payment 2012/5 – ENTITLEMENT –No. 2 – What’s in a Payment Claim?

ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 2 – What’s in a Payment Claim? Quick Facts: Business Failures – 400 Queensland businesses went into legal protection in July and August.  Was … Continue reading

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