These are the most common questions we've been asked by creditors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get up to speed on your rights as a creditor, insolvency laws, court actions and how to protect your business during this time.
What options do Australian creditors have to protect their business and get paid during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Solvers spoke to Bill Cotter, Bruce Passetti and Ginette Muller for their expert opinions and advice.
Do you review your customers on an annual basis? ApplyEasy makes this easy with the Credit Limit Reassessment feature. This new feature acts as a reminder tool to notify you when a customer is coming up to the anniversary of their initial approval. You are then provided with the ability to re-evaluate the customer’s credit […]
What is an Unfair Preference? Essentially, an unfair preference is when a creditor, within the six months before a company goes into administration or liquidation, receives payment(s) from that company that is more than they would receive if the payment(s) hadn’t occurred and they proved for their full debt in the liquidation. The “unfair preference” […]
Receivership, administration, debt agreement, liquidation, bankruptcy and insolvency. These all mean the same thing, don’t they? Kind of. Unless you work in the insolvency industry it can be easy to confuse these terms. This article aims to explain each term so if you ever come across it you know what it means. Insolvency Insolvency describes […]
Prevent being affected by phoenix activity The federal government has recently introduced a “new” hotline for anyone to report businesses that they believe are undertaking phoenix activity. This comes as a 2018 report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, funded by the government, revealed that the estimated annual cost of phoenix activity was now $5.13 billion dollars. In 2012, […]
What a year! Each year I always talk about what an amazing year we’ve had reaching new heights and how far we’ve come since we started only 7 years ago. To think now, another year has passed, and our growth has well exceeded expectations. Our business has not only created an amazing place for our […]
CreditorWatch recently held it’s 5th annual roundtables in Melbourne and Sydney. The roundtables are not in place to sell CreditorWatch, but rather to provide an opportunity for guests to connect, learn and have valuable discussions with industry colleagues and government representatives. The events began with an introduction from Colin Porter, Founder of CreditorWatch. Colin provided the […]
CREDITORWATCH | 5 MIN READ Do you have a blind spot in your business that is hidden, waiting to make an appearance when you least expect it? A car’s engine doesn’t run well or may even fail to work if one part goes wrong. For example, if the timing belt breaks, then your car is off […]
It’s very common these days to see Companies using trading Trusts as a vehicle to run their business So how should you open an Account for your Customer if the Credit Application has been filled out in the name of a Trust? A couple of points should be made at the outset: – A Trust is […]