Business Advice

How To Lead The Field This Financial Year

The end of the financial year brings with it the thrills of counting the beans of your business wins, or the condolences of tallying up losses. It is a perfect time to take stock of your current posit...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 21/06/2019
Buying a business: which is best – an asset or share sale?

Introduction In the sale or purchase of a business, a very important consideration is whether the buyer should purchase the: shares of the company comprising the business; or assets of the busine...

By by Justin Hill 03/06/2019
Why Businesses Fail

Did you know that 97% of all businesses here in Australia are small businesses? And did you also know that over 67% of small business owners don’t make it through to survive their first 5 years?...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 24/05/2019
How to stay ahead of the growth curve in your business

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It’s hard to keep up appearances in your business whe...

By Kerry Anne Nelson 13/05/2019
Time for business to champion sensible responses on energy

Today one of our major national newspapers is carrying a front-page story about the ongoing energy crisis and the potential economic risks that flow from political plans based around ideology not real...

By Peter Strong 03/05/2019
Success is About Discipline and Persistence

If you could sit down with some of the most successful people in business and learn all the lessons of success that they had taken a lifetime to gather. Do you think that would help you to be more suc...

By Bob Lyon 21/03/2019
Business Plans: What is the point?

Business plans are not a new concept, most of us have seen them and have a fair (if theoretical) idea of their value. Despite a lot of interest from business owners who seem enthusiastic, what I have ...

By Warren Harmer 05/04/2018
Selling your business due to mounting debts? Not all is lost!

  Many small and medium sized businesses experience regular cashflow problems. It is more common than you may think and it becomes a balancing act, or a poorly choreographed juggling attempt. A...

By Troy Eichelberger 16/02/2018
The Pros and Cons of Borrowing from Family to Buy a Franchise

Although bank interest rates are at record lows in Australia, many potential franchisees still can’t raise the finance to acquire a franchise and are increasingly turning to non-bank lenders, pa...

By Jason Gehrke 06/08/2017
Healthy Workplace

With time becoming an increasingly scarce commodity, employees are now placing greater value on their own personal time. For businesses to prosper, employers need to pay great attention to employee co...

By Nuha Awad, B. Bus, (Accounting), C.A. 05/08/2017