News Articles

August 2015

10
Aug

ESV Client Spotlight: 15 Minutes with David Hartigan, CEO and Founder of TEKTUM Limited

TEKTUM designs and manufactures modular buildings, predominantly residential but also commercial, childcare, healthcare and hospitality. We have developed a disruptive technology, the SPACE2.0 building platform, to transform the pre-industrial construction industry into a high-tech one. We create desirable, efficient, sustainable, healthy and safe buildings.

11
Aug

Changes to the Tax Mix - The Debate Continues

Since the Government released its tax discussion paper in March, promising to bring Australia’s tax system into the 21st century, there has been much debate as to what this new tax system will look like. 

11
Aug

Increase in the Super Preservation Age

Attaining preservation age is a key milestone in order to access your superannuation benefits. Broadly, the preservation age is a legislated minimum age requirement, before which a pension cannot be commenced.

11
Aug

More Tax Consolidation Changes Giving More Uncertainty!

Businesses could be hit with significant increased tax liabilities and additional compliance costs if changes to an obscure tax law are ultimately enacted.  The change in the tax law was flagged back in May 2013, however, draft legislation was not released until recently.

11
Aug

Changes to Audit Reports

Earlier this year the International Auditing and Assurance Board (IAASB) issued its new and revised suite of reporting standards. Included in the changes is a brand new standard, ISA701 – communicating Key Audit Matters in the Independent Auditor’s Report, which will become effective for new audit reports for financial periods...

17
Aug

Lessons in Leadership from Ken Gillespie

On Wednesday the 12th of August ESV held its second annual Business Owners Event for 2015.  Valued clients and guests of ESV were invited to hear the incredible leadership story of Lieutenant General Ken Gillespie, former Chief of the Australian Army.