Business Advice

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
Is Your Labour Apple Going Bad?

Have you started to eat lunch or have a snack during a busy day when you get interrupted? Have you ever taken a couple of bites from of an apple and have to put it down to take care of something? Th...

By Bob Lyon 05/08/2017
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
Why Character is More Important Than Skill Set When Selecting a Franchisee

While more people are taking up franchising as a way to buy a job, a communications expert is warning franchisors to think carefully about who they sell a franchise to, rather than focussing on simply...

By Advanced Business Abilities 26/05/2017
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
10 reasons why franchisees fail

After more than 25 years in franchising, I’ve seen both franchisees and franchisors achieve spectacular success, and others lose it all. There is no such thing as a sure bet in business, but fr...

By Jason Gehrke 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