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What is personal bankruptcy?

What is personal bankruptcy?

Personal bankruptcy is a method of clearing your debt if you cannot pay the money you owe. If you do not have any assets under your name, creditors can no longer pursue you for any of your existing debts.

Podcast: Justin Lim of Quashed

Podcast: Justin Lim of Quashed

Capstone Business Talks is a podcast about the better ways to work and to grow a profitable business.

In this episode, we speak with Justin Lim, founder of Quashed about his entrepreneurship journey.

How can entrepreneurs protect their investment in a business?

How can entrepreneurs protect their investment in a business?

If a business fails and enters into liquidation, the entrepreneur is often regarded as an unsecured creditor. This means the entrepreneur is the last person to be repaid from the remaining business assets, ranking behind other secured creditors. There are a few steps an entrepreneur can take to prevent this from happening.

The importance of written contracts in New Zealand

The importance of written contracts in New Zealand

When clients come to me with a commercial dispute, the first thing I will ask them is whether they have a written contract. Unfortunately in my experience, it is very common for clients to have contracts that were not prepared by lawyers.

Podcast: Rachel Yang of Ysquared

Podcast: Rachel Yang of Ysquared

In this episode of Capstone Business Talks, we speak with Rachel Yang, founder of Ysquared Chartered Accountants, Ysquared Education and Trusted AML Services about her entrepreneurship journey.