Business Interruption Claims After Flood Damage

If you have Business Interruption Insurance it is important to determine whether or not your insurance cover includes flood damage. If covered, you will have a claim for the loss of profits suffered subject to the specific details and conditions of your policy and the indemnity period. If records have been destroyed or damaged a

How Is Your Maths: 13 x 7 = 28?

As it’s Friday, a classic from Abbott & Costello (the comedians not the politicians) with some simple maths. What did we do before calculators and computers. In our forensic accounting seminars, we often talk about the manipulation of accounts and some dubious accounting, some of it has the same logic.

Commonwealth Financial Planning Compensation Investigation

Commonwealth Financial Planning (CFP), is to compensate clients who received inappropriate financial advice from one of their financial planners following an ASIC Investigation. CFP will appoint an independent expert to review the implementation of the client compensation program and the compensation offers. CFP is also reviewing client files to identify individuals who have been adversely

Average Weekly Earnings for Construction Workers in Personal Injury Claims

Based on approximately 33 years’ experience in the building industry – as a director of a building company, providing taxation and business advice to a number of building industry clients, and providing forensic services relating to the building industry – it is my opinion that the Australian Bureau of Statistics data is not representative of many workers in the

Pre-Judgment Interest Calculator

From 1 July 2010, the basis for the calculation of pre-judgment interest changed whereby interest is calculated by reference to the Reserve Bank of Australia Cash Rate plus 4%. This new method of calculating interest is intended to apply throughout Australia with amendments having already being made to the NSW Courts Practice Notes and the

Forensic Accounting for Lawyers – Bathurst 14 October 2010

As forensic accountants, we are often delivering papers to various conferences and legal firms and we are pleased to be able to bring those seminars closer to you in Bathurst. On 14 October 2010 at Citigate Mount Panorama, Bathurst, we are holding a full day of seminars on Personal Injury, Family Law, Commercial Litigation and Internet Marketing for Lawyers The Personal