R&D tax incentive for Australian businesses

The Australian Government’s R&D tax incentive provides targeted offsets that aim to encourage more companies to engage in R&D, in order to contribute to a stronger economy. The incentive is designed to encourage research and development activities that...

Thinking of Buying a Business? Things to Consider

Buying an existing business can be a great way to get started as a business owner, or to expand operations if you are already running a business successfully. Established businesses have already done the hard work of setting up a business, so you can get up and...

Take some small steps to better wellbeing

We are living in uncertain times right now. The situation changes daily with new challenges to overcome. We are all feeling the strain. So what can we do to manage the stress and regain some much needed sense of wellbeing? Research shows that doing something (no...

Succession planning for small businesses

It takes guts to start a business. It also takes a strategic mindset to succeed. Business owners are no strangers to weighing risk and navigating uncertainty, but the current climate has dialled everything up. Many business owners face the uncomfortable position of...

How to run a better virtual meeting

Poor remote meetings will extinguish your humanity in minutes. Here’s some guide to getting them right. In the world before lockdowns, self-isolation and work-from-home virtual teams and remote meetings were on the rise. Now they are nearly guaranteed to become the...

How NOT to manage working from home

Working from home is becoming a way of life for many people. While there are undoubted advantages, and many people say they enjoy it, as the pandemic stretches out it is beginning to wear thin. Mostly that’s because many companies replicated the old office-bound ways...

Reminder for Employers ** SG Amnesty Ends Soon **

Time is running out for employers to take up the Government’s superannuation guarantee (‘SG’) amnesty, which expires at 11:59pm on 7 September 2020. The amnesty allows eligible employers to disclose and pay SG charge (‘SGC’) amounts owing from 1 July 1992 to 31 March...

Does your business have a CRM tool?

Having clean, up-to-date information and data about your customers is a vital part of running your business. But recording, tracking and accessing this customer information can be tricky if you don’t have the right tools to get the job done. Client relationship...