Business Advice

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
What’s your business worth? – It depends on how you slice it

Considering what your business is worth is essential for any business owner in making decisions. But it’s not just good for identifying the purchase price in the event of a sale or acquisition; ...

By Andrew Quinn 01/05/2017
Ground Rules for Buying a Business

Ground rules outlined below can be useful in providing assistance to Purchaser of a Business in finding the right business. 1.  Take Your Time  When buying a business, it is important that...

By Paul J St Clair, F.C.A., Dip. Fin. Services 19/03/2017
How to Get Going and Growing In a Difficult Economy:

In this article we’ll get down to the nitty-gritty of how to get going in a difficult economy. When we’re done, you’ll be armed with a creative, industrious, positive attitude in the...

By Bob Lyon 15/03/2017
Are we the last generation to need an office?

The Internet is the most powerful force behind making traditional work practices and ‘the office’ less relevant. High speed connectivity and powerful software have the potential to render ...

By Phil Hues 24/03/2016
Publicity - A Hidden Goldmine For Your Business And The “Secret” Pathway To Success

Product publicity is the "secret pathway" to business success everyone wants. In simple terms, product publicity is a kind of advertising that costs you nothing, yet brings in the orders for you. Reg...

By Bob Lyon 05/01/2015
Customers Don’t Care How Much You Know… Until They Know How Much You Care

Selling can be defined as everything that happens from the first contact with the prospective customer to the satisfactory delivery of the product or service. If your advertising is effective, it wil...

By Bob Lyon 05/09/2014
Communication Drives All Your Other Marketing Strategies…

The single most important strategy you can use to maximize the value of all the other strategies is to communicate regularly with anyone that contributes or will contribute in any way to your business...

By Bob Lyon 15/08/2014
Buy a Business & Invest In Your Future

Buying a business offers you the potential to create, and control your future. You can make your own decisions, there’s no one to tell you what to do, and you get to reap the benefits. This is t...

By William de Ora 07/06/2014