Is there a ‘State of Origin’ in your workplace?

As the excitement builds for tonight’s State of Origin decider, I’ve been thinking about the unique team environment that Origin players must operate in.

We’ve all heard the “Mate Against Mate” line and watching week-in-week-out teammates play against each other usually gives us a really exciting game of footy.

But what is it like inside the team camps? How do players go out on the field and aim to smash guys they usually play alongside?

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Unlocking the value of PPAs – Accounting for an acquisition is not just about compliance: Two part series

Part I: What’s the Value in a PPA?

A Purchase Price Accounting (PPA) is the process of allocating the consideration paid in a business acquisition (“Business Combination”) to the assets acquired and liabilities assumed (including intangible assets). It provides a day one balance sheet for the acquirer, setting out the individual assets/liabilities that have been acquired from the target company. The PPA process analyses individual assets and business processes in a level of detail that is often not explored. Fundamental to this analysis is a clear understanding of the target’s core operational drivers.

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