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The Plimsoll Line: Are you or your customers going under?

The Plimsoll Line: Are you or your customers going under?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here’s a Fun Fact Who would have thought that a line marked around the hull of merchant ships could be such a lifesaver? In the late 19th century, Samuel Plimsoll, a merchant and shipping reformer, became increasingly concerned about the loss of life caused by the overloading of ships. He devised the Plimsoll line, a […]

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Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Reading Time: 7 minutes How to develop your credit policy: A step by step “little bit different” guide Did you know that the expression “giving credit where credit is due” can be traced back to a letter written by Samuel Adams in 1777 (that’s one of our American cousin’s Founding Fathers, not the iconic Boston beer of the same […]

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Has your ex (Customer) got you in “the Funk”? – A light-hearted guide to recovering from debtor breakup

Has your ex (Customer) got you in “the Funk”? – A light-hearted guide to recovering from debtor breakup

Reading Time: 7 minutes What do you do when a customer lets you down? In our last article, we explored what happens when you have the “Feels” for a Customer and how to avoid debtor heartbreak (check it out here). The “Funk” is that ensuing feeling you get when you realise the Customer you have supported, fought for, gone […]

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PPSRLogic: Create, Manage, Renew – Webinar Recap

PPSRLogic: Create, Manage, Renew – Webinar Recap

Reading Time: 4 minutes Recap what was covered in Part 3 of our webinar series If you weren’t able to join our Part 3 webinar series: PPSRLogic: Create, Manage, Renew, here is a summary of the main points we covered. We’ve previously looked at why you need to register and how to register on the PPSR, but now we’re […]

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PPSR: Getting It Right – Webinar Recap

PPSR: Getting It Right – Webinar Recap

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you didn’t catch our Part 2 webinar series on PPSR: Getting It Right, here is a summary of the main points we covered. Recently, Paul Mead, CreditorWatch PPSR Specialist and Terry Ledlin, Special Counsel at Ledlin Lawyers, held the second webinar of the PPSR series which explored the importance of registering accurately, avoiding common […]

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PPSR Series Part 2: Decoding PPSA Terminology

PPSR Series Part 2: Decoding PPSA Terminology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Decipher the terminology of the Personal Properties Security Act The Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA) can be very confusing for lawyers and even more so for the average person. The PPSA is designed to allow personal property (not real estate, but goods, chattels and certain rights) to be used as security for a financial transaction. […]

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My Data Rules: A Recipe for Creating Your Data Breach Response Plan

My Data Rules: A Recipe for Creating Your Data Breach Response Plan

Reading Time: 4 minutes CREDITORWATCH | 12 MIN READ Notifiable Data Breaches (“NDB”) With the commencement of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”) on 22 February 2018, not only is there an obligation on businesses to notify the regulator (the OAIC) about a “serious data breach” but also a requirement to have a Data […]

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