Spotlight on Tradies: Solutions for 2018 and beyond

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If our recent blog got you thinking, then we’ve got you covered. The New Year may be just around the corner but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some business resolutions now. To get you inspired, check out our top 3 ways to boost productivity and profits for a successful 2018. Get Your Business In Shape Money matters, so it … Read More

Spotlight on Tradies: Issues affecting trades people in business. What you need to know.

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Long hours and physical demands characteristically common of tradespeople, often sees financial and business obligations not given the right amount of attention. As a result, in correct structures, missing legislative requirements and licences and paying penalties can play havoc with cash flow and hamper the path to success. Below we’ve outlined some common pitfalls many tradies face in business. Employee … Read More

What gets measured gets managed: Setting effective KPI’s

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Peter Drucker, one of the most influential commentators on business success, coined the phrase: “What gets measured, gets managed.” Essentially: measure the wrong stuff and you’ll waste time managing the wrong stuff. Understanding your business and using the data to make effective, strategic decisions is vital to the success of your business. Setting and managing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) helps … Read More

5 business areas (other than tax) your accountant should work on

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Choosing the right accountant is a big business decision. The relationship you have with your accountant should be one of your strongest and most important business relationships you’ll have, so choose wisely. Regardless of where you are in your business journey, your accountants’ expertise should not be limited to tax compliance. Not only should your accountant be proactive about saving … Read More

The four keys to successful business planning in 2017

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As the New Year rolls over and we go full steam ahead, forward planning can be forgotten. To appropriately plan your calendar year in business there are four key areas that should be kept top of mind. Four key things to consider in 2017   Key dates From Business Activity Statements, to PAYG statements, to Super Guarantee Contributions, to tax … Read More

CGT + business sales: how you can benefit at the right time

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We all know it takes years of hard work and effort to reap the benefits from a successful small business. If you’re considering selling your business, it’s crucial to approach it correctly or risk losing the benefits of your hard work.   Timing is critical The earlier we can establish the value of your business, the more opportunity to make … Read More

Premise dilemma: how to overcome spatial growing pains

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When your business grows, it’s a great thing. But your business can grow rapidly and without adequate planning, there may not be enough space to work efficiently. There are several things to consider when deciding to expand premises, including whether to buy or to lease new premises.   The options Leasing commercial premises Leasing commercial premises does not require the … Read More

Tech trends to help you do better business

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This year Tech Trends release their annual business technology trends report for 2015. The report: Digital Business Era: Stretch Your Boundaries details that over the last few years businesses have leveraged social, mobile, analytics, and cloud (SMAC) to transform into digital businesses. But the report explains (and very rightly so) the challenge facing business is this: what will businesses do … Read More