Social/Professional

Ben Craw departs PwC

At PwC no longer: Ben Craw PwC has lost a respected name in the food and agribusiness sector with Ben Craw leaving to form a new venture in partnership with Gunn Agri Partners. Formerly part of PPB Advisory’s well regarded agribusiness division, Craw joined PwC 18 months before it swallowed PPB whole. Craw, 41 didn’t respond to inquiries by deadline but his Linked In profile…

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ATO ousts Hall Chadwick pair from payroll group

Hall Chadwick’s Richard Albarran. Hall Chadwick’s Brent Kijurina An accounting practice principal has insisted that his firm has no referral relationship with Hall Chadwick despite referring multiple appointments to Hall Chadwick’s Sydney practice and engaging the wife of a Hall Chadwick staffer as a bookkeeper. During public examinations in the Federal Court last month Hafez Alameddine, principal of Macquarie Accountants, answered “Privilege. No” when asked…