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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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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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Alternative payment policy – Go to jail; Do not pass GO !!

A British family sitting down to breakfast at home were horrified to find vengeful builders had scaled their roof to tear it down. James and Julia Arthur and their two young children watched helplessly as the man who had built … Continue reading

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Payment Policy – Restrictions on bankruptcy petitions

The Federal Government’s plan to increase the minimum debt at which creditors can petition for bankruptcy fails to acknowledge many debtors can repay their debts and many creditors have fair and legitimate claims. Australia’s largest privately owned debt collection agency … Continue reading

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Email and social networking – the dangers and the opportunities

Recent experiences confirm, at least to me, that the direction we have taken developing closed business communications networks, has merit. The first of these was an adjudication with which I had some involvement.  The respondent appeared to have a reasonable … Continue reading

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