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Industry Insights Quarter 3, 2019: Construction remains the worst performing industry but others catch up

Industry Insights Quarter 3, 2019: Construction remains the worst performing industry but others catch up

It is no surprise that Construction remained the worst industry for court actions in Quarter 3, 2019. However, other industries are showing signs of catching up. Construction remained the worst-performing industry in court actions in all states with the exception of Western Australia. Western Australia which saw retail trade as the worst-performing industry for court […]

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Small Business Risk Review Quarter 3, 2019: Topsy-turvy business conditions endure

Small Business Risk Review Quarter 3, 2019: Topsy-turvy business conditions endure

CreditorWatch’s Small Business Risk Review for Quarter 3, 2019 highlights a large increase in the value of court actions in Queensland, concerning change for Western Australia and an increase in insolvencies across Australia. Quarter 3, 2019 continued to highlight the unstable and uncertain economy that Australia has been experiencing this year.  As Australia remains on […]

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

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

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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Small Business Late Payment Solutions Part 2: It’s time to embrace accessible technology

Small Business Late Payment Solutions Part 2: It’s time to embrace accessible technology

Recently, CreditorWatch caught up with Noel Tiufino (Managing Director) and Raj Saini (Partner) from MyAccounts and Angus Capel (Small Business Advocate) from Xero to have a discussion about late payments and what small businesses can do about them. Our chat was so insightful that we are bringing you the results with a two-part series. In […]

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Small Business Late Payment Solutions Part 1

Small Business Late Payment Solutions Part 1

Everyone needs to play their part Recently, Creditorwatch caught up with Noel Tiufino (Managing Partner) and Raj Saini (Partner) from MyAccounts and Angus Capel (Small Business Advocate) from Xero to have a discussion about late payments and what small businesses can do about them. Our chat was so insightful that we are bringing you the […]

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Court actions increased in FY2019 in comparison to FY2018

Court actions increased in FY2019 in comparison to FY2018

Performing due diligence is more important than ever Court actions increased in FY2019 across all states, with the exception of WA, by 18% volume and 13% dollar amount. Victoria took the lead with the highest amount of court actions, followed by New South Wales. Victoria had the highest dollar amounts in July 2017 and April […]

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More Resources to Support Small Business Growth Have Been Launched

More Resources to Support Small Business Growth Have Been Launched

This industry-first Business Funding Guide aims to help Australian small businesses tackle the funding crisis The guide is primarily aimed at SME trusted advisors like accounts receivables and financial modelling professionals to help small business owners find the right funding and increase their likelihood of having funding approved. The guide was developed by the Australian […]

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Tax Debt Transparency Back in Parliament

Tax Debt Transparency Back in Parliament

Would you like to know when a customer has a significant tax debt with the ATO? A government proposal to allow the ATO to share information about business tax debt to credit bureaus like CreditorWatch was re-introduced to parliament this week. The legislation would improve the ATO’s ability to address the $10 billion small business […]

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