News and interviews on Eddy Groves including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
ASIC has been unsuccessful in its attempt to prosecute one of the directors of failed childcare company ABC Learning.
Friday, 28 January 2011
ABC Learning Centres founder Eddy Groves, has pleaded not guilty to one charge of breaching the Corporations Act at the Brisbane Magistrate's Court today.
Monday, 25 October 2010
Ever wondered what a course for entrepreneurs would look like?
Thursday, 14 October 2010
Eddy Groves launches $10 million claim against listed broking firm Austock, claiming the broker failed to execute a share trade that cost him millions.
Friday, 03 September 2010
Founder of collapsed childcare giant ABC Learning Centre Eddy Groves launches $10 million legal claim against listed stockbroker Austock.
Friday, 06 November 2009
Fortune magazine in the US has just named Apple boss Steve Jobs as the CEO of the decade. But who would take the prize in Australia?
Monday, 20 July 2009
Learning from the common sins of young entrepreneurs can help you avoid your own financial downfall.
Wednesday, 01 July 2009
ABC Learning’s Eddy Groves and family agree not to sell assets before hearing.
Thursday, 25 June 2009
William Scott’s CommQuest group has survived to fight on, but the lesson from its near collapse is clear: debt kills.
An application to freeze assets of ABC Learning Centres' founder and his family will be heard next week.
Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Corporate recovery firm PPB has announced that it has found buyers for the majority of the 241 ABC Learning Centres under its control, but 19 will be closed.
Tuesday, 14 April 2009
Things never change in the Gold Coast. The sun is always shining, the beaches are always perfect - and the entrepreneurs always get hammered in a downturn.
Thursday, 12 February 2009
There have been some high-profile corporate failures over the past year, and the evidence suggests that the bloodbath isn’t over. We take a look at 25 more prominent cases to draw salient lessons for every business
Monday, 02 February 2009
The receiver for the 241 unviable ABC Learning childcare centres says he is happy with the level of interest in the businesses, after the deadline for non-binding bids closed on Saturday.
Monday, 19 January 2009
Margin lenders will need to be licensed and warn customers about the risk associated with their products under a new regulatory regime that will be introduced on 1 July.
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
The year is quickly winding up, and SmartCompany has reviewed some of the more momentous events of the past year. The result is an impressive list of gong-winners (and some real clangers) that have made 2008 a year to remember. By JAMES THOMSON
Friday, 12 December 2008
The year 2008 may well go down in history as the year Australia’s richest investors lost their mojo. JAMES THOMSON tracks the downward spiral, and measures the rich top 30’s rate of leakage.
Thursday, 27 November 2008
Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard is hell bent on congratulating the receiver of collapsed ABC Learning Centres for providing certainty for parents and employees less than a month after ABC Learning went into receivership. But it’s hard to see why.
Friday, 21 November 2008
The problem with debt is that it makes you feel richer than you really are.
Wednesday, 19 November 2008
A second major childcare company has been forced into administration, with CFK Childcare Centres appointing accounting firm BDO Kendalls as voluntary administrator.