Author Archives: Anne Floyd

Merry Christmas 2021

As the end of year fast approaches, the team at dVT Group would like to wish you well for the festive season and hope that you enjoy your break.  Our office closure for both offices will be:     from Friday, 24th December 2021 at 5:00 pm reopening on Monday, 10th January 2022. 

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Owners can use their personal investment to protect their business

There are approximately 2.3 million small to medium businesses (SME) in Australia.  SMEs are considered to be businesses with 19 or fewer employees and represent the biggest employment sector in the Australian economy.  Approximately 1.2 million SMEs are operated through a company structure. In a trend that has lasted for more than a decade, between […]

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Managing Debt and Finding Solutions – Beyond COVID

As Australia emerges from the pandemic, businesses and individuals can once again hope to enjoy the prosperity and open economy of the pre-COVID world. However, the greatest challenges faced by businesses and individuals may still be to come in the post-lockdown period with the rolling back of most government support. This article is prepared to […]

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The Financial Spring Clean: Maximising SME Opportunities Post-Lockdown

Restrictions have eased significantly in South East Australia, after going in and out of lockdown this past year, but there are still a number of challenges that need to be overcome before businesses can get back to growth. In last week’s episode of Lunch Money, Nicholas Samios was joined by our very own Mark Robinson […]

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How does a Trustee in Bankruptcy recover funds when a family home is involved?

The family home is frequently the subject of conflict between the Trustee and the bankrupt’s family. Very often the family home is the only asset that creditors will receive a dividend from. Conflict can make it difficult for the Trustee to quickly and efficiently recover funds from the property for the benefit of creditors. When […]

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All Directors to have ONE Director Identification Number!

Directors of a company play an important role and are expected to exercise care, skill, and diligence to protect shareholders, whilst acting in accordance with the company’s constitution. Although the majority of directors aim to do the right thing, many don’t, either because they are unaware of their full responsibilities, or they feel that their […]

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Directors under pressure, need to take action NOW!

With COVID wreaking havoc both financially and emotionally, what do directors of struggling companies do to ensure they are not in the firing line when things start to normalise? During these difficult times, directors are under pressure to refocus and make important decisions on all aspects of business, such as corporate strategy, funding and capital […]

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Business Valuations – assessing the short-term impact and the long-term value!

COVID-19 has affected every business in some way, and there would be no doubt that every business owner has given some thought as to how it has affected their business and how will the value of their business change. There is no easy answer, there are so many considerations and variables, many outside the control […]

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Insolvency – it does not pay to ignore the warning signs!

There are many reasons that can lead a business into financial difficulty at the best of times. With the challenges associated with COVID-19, such as isolations and shutdowns, this has been placing more and more businesses in this situation. Whether a sole trader or a large corporation, “the inability to pay debts when they are […]

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Business Viability – getting the right advice at the right time is crucial!

When financial difficulty starts to loom over a business, even the best business owners can go into some sort of denial, resulting in an unwillingness to accept the reality. Often business owners will say things like: I’ll be ok, next month will be better! I’ll keep going, things will turn around soon! I’m not ready […]

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