It’s All Insolvency, Isn’t It? What are the Different Roles of Administrators, Receivers and Liquidators?
“Insolvency” is a term often seen in the headlines recently with the collapse of a number of high profile local companies such as JM Kelly Builders Pty Ltd and Metro Builders, and publicly listed company RCR Tomlinson Ltd and its subsidiaries.
Separation from your spouse or partner whom you have been financially dependent upon can be daunting. It may be particularly worrying if you’ve been absent from the workforce for a while and are unsure whether you will be able to obtain employment.
Legislation came into force recently that will affect the way we do business.
The Unfair Contracts legislation will potentially affect many of the “Standard Form” contracts we enter into.
Marriage is a huge commitment in life. One of the ways that many couples choose to demonstrate this commitment is by taking the last name of their partner. But in the unfortunate event of a divorce…
Last year, the Queensland Parliament created new laws to address concerns about the labour hire industry. These laws (the labour hire licensing regime) took effect on 16 April 2018 when the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017…
When it comes to family law in Australia, don’t believe everything you hear or read. It is common place for facts to be misconstrued, either because of misunderstandings or highly emotive reporting of only one side of the story.
(THE SUBCONTRACTORS CHARGES ACT 1974) When a head contractor in a construction or building project goes to the wall, the repercussions for contract builders and subcontractors can be severe.
A question we are often asked by clients is whether having assets in a company or a trust protects them when their relationship, or one of the beneficiaries’ relationships, sours.
Would your business survive?
Could you happily continue the business in partnership with the beneficiaries of your deceased partner’s estate (usually his or her spouse or children)?