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5 Tips To Get Your Business Financially Fit

With the spring weather just around the corner (well here’s to hoping…) it’s a good time to not only wipe away the cobwebs from around the house but to also have a look into your business and see how financially fit it is. For some this means going back to see if you’re on track,…

Insights How To Build A Business Plan

Whether you’re a startup or you’ve been in the game a while, your business needs a solid plan. Having a clear path for your business will help you to achieve goals and take your business where you want it to go. You’ve got the idea, you’re passionate and you have the willpower to make it…

What Is An Innovation Grant?

Small businesses and inventors are being encouraged to create and implement sustainable products and services with the Australian Government’s pledge of 5 billion dollars. They are called innovation grants and are part of the ‘Caring for Our Country’ program. Startups, inventors and small or large companies used to have to worry about finding funds or…

How To Validate Your Business Idea

Do you have a business idea? Ever jotted those passing thoughts onto sticky notes or in a journal? We’ve all been there! But how do you actually start and make something of your idea…. Ideas stall because the process of getting them off the ground and running or to market can seem overwhelming. From the…

Mind Over Matter | Remaining Focused On Running A Business

As a business owner do you ever feel overwhelmed? That feeling of always being bogged down in the day to day running of your business? Not to mention family or life in general… A lot of the time the constant pressures of customers and clients leaves us spending most of the day putting out fires,…

How To Run Your Business From Bali With Cloud Technology

As West Australians we LOVE to travel to Bali, more than 350,000 West Australian’s travel to Bali each year! And why not… with those balmy nights, cheap food and drinks and not to mention the short 3 hour plane flight away. Now with cloud technology making remote working easier, working from overseas destinations such as…

Are Interruptions Costing You?

Often, when delivering solutions around managing low priority interruptions, interruptions that could wait rather than be answered immediately, the participants will offer the following… • I don’t mind being interrupted • I’d rather be interrupted • Interruptions are no problem to me • If I don’t answer calls or emails straight away I’ll lose the…

Making Christmas Less Taxing

With the Christmas silly season fast approaching most employers will be planning an end-of-year function to celebrate the end of another calendar year. The hangover from celebrations may come back to haunt you if sufficient thought isn’t given to the potential fringe benefits tax consequences. We have given a broad outline of any potential FBT…

The Horse Has Bolted!

The spring racing carnival is a time for plenty of fun and frivolity, hasty punting and hangovers, and sometimes even some madness! The letter I received from a debt collector recently certainly fell into the latter category. Apparently they have been instructed to recover overdue fees for late returns on behalf of Video Ezy. Nothing…

SPECIAL 2015 Budget Edition

Overview Compared to prior years, the 2015 Federal Budget was comparatively light on in its content. Many of the announcements made on 12 May 2015 had been announced in some detail in the lead up to the Budget, and there really weren’t any hidden surprises with the key categories of change being for small businesses,…
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