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The new leases standard - part 2

The second instalment of our Leases series focuses on the lease term. The lease term is a key input in calculating the amount of the lease liability (and consequently the right-of-use asset). Assessing the lease term will often require judgement, especially when the arrangement contains features such as extension and termination options.


New year. New Brand.

Our new brand is more than just a change in logo. Our brand reveal video illustrates the relationship between the Australasian and global networks and the power of working together.


Assisting with growth challenges

Elderton Wines in the Barossa Valley is a second generation family-owned business. Cameron Ashmead and his brother run the business together. For a number of years, HLB Mann Judd has assisted the dynamic business with the challenges associated with rapid growth. Watch our video to learn more.

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