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Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Business

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CPD – ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 5 – Duplicate Contracts and Defects

Duplicate Contracts When the documents aren’t up to a lump sum price contractors often sign a cost-plus contract for the work plus a lump sum contract for the Bank to help the client with its funding.  It can be a … Continue reading

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Suspending Work on Site – Another very good reason to use Payments Acts for “Business as Usual”

Lately, we have seen a rash of subcontractors voting with their feet over non-payment and other disputes on site.  The trouble is, by not complying with legislation, they put themselves in a very vulnerable position rather than a very strong … 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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“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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