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Many small business owners use debt collection agencies to recover debt from their customers. However, savvy debtors know that if they simply inform the debt collection agency that they are not paying because of a contractual dispute, then there is very little the agency can do.
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.
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.
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.
Many New Zealand retail stores sell extended warranties for products which you buy. What many people don’t know is that it is not necessary to buy extended warranties under New Zealand consumer law.
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.
A company is owned by its shareholders. However, what many people don’t realise is that shareholders actually have little power to make decisions for the company.
If you are entering into a contract with a company, you have to ensure that the person signing the contract has the authority to do so. Otherwise the contract can be cancelled completely.
In this episode of Capstone Business Talks, we speak with Dr Nikhil Agarwal, CEO of the Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) about the startup scene in India.