Setting up an online store in a hurry?

With many businesses operating under specific trading restrictions, selling through your usual real-world sales channels is currently a challenge. By diversifying into online sales, you can start to get your business back on course, bring in new customers and begin to generate additional revenues. But what digital infrastructure do you need in order to switch […]

What to do before re-opening your store

As lock down measures ease, you can finally get back to face-to-face trading. But what do you need to put in place before opening your doors? Preparing for your store’s re-opening should be done sooner rather than later. Work on your plan now so you are ready to open your doors and welcome your customers […]

Dealing with uncertainty

Whether you’re in full lockdown, restricted trading conditions or back to ‘business as usual’, there’s still real uncertainty for business owners. We’re trading in challenging times at present. And knowing what step to take next is a key worry. We know that you invest more than simply time and money into your business. It is […]

Cash flow and cost control

More than ever, cashflow is a vital part of staying afloat, whether your business is in recovery or growth mode. Revenue, profit and your bottom line will all resume their importance when we’re back to “normal” (however that’s going to look), but keeping everything running is the priority for now. Regular cashflow forecasts will help […]

JobKeeper enrolment extends

The Australian Commissioner of Taxation has extended the time to enrol for the initial JobKeeper periods, from 30 April 2020 until 31 May 2020. If you enrol by 31 May you will still be able to claim for the fortnights in April and May, provided you meet all the eligibility requirements for each of those […]

The value of a brand style guide

Your brand is an integral part of what makes your business unique. So, keeping your brand style consistent across all communications, marketing and online channels is important – and this is where having a brand style guide can become invaluable. A brand style guide is a key document that sets out the rules and guidelines […]

Social distancing: Running effective online meetings

In unprecedented times, businesses must adapt to remain productive. If face-to-face meetings are a key part of your daily business operation, here are some tips to take your meetings online with minimal disruption. Find the best system for you. There’s a range of free or low-cost platforms, including GoToMeeting, ezTalks, Join.me, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and […]

Are you paying too much tax?

Paying tax is an inevitable part of doing business. The more your income grows, the more tax you’re liable to pay. You’re rewarded for your success with a bigger tax bill. While we don’t want our clients to avoid paying tax or evade the tax department. We do want our clients to only pay the […]

What does an accountant do?

14 things you didn’t know an accountant could do Accountants do more than you think. They can give you strategic advice and come up with clever ways to save money or boost revenue. They’ll also remove or automate administrative tasks that distract you from your core business. Get an accountant and you’ll run your business […]

Supporting your business through the lockdown

Many of our clients have been busy ‘firefighting’ and haven’t had a chance to document a clear plan beyond this critical phase. Hopefully the initial shock of going into lockdown is fading and you have capacity to consider what you can do to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on your family and your team. Your […]