Business News Update – 19th May 2022

Welcome to this weeks edition of the Business News Update, read on for the latest updates in regard to Regulations and Business News, hopefully providing information to help you to successfully move forward. Changes to company tax rates are in effect Companies, corporate earning trusts, and public trading trusts may be eligible for a reduced tax rate this season. Learn more about the changes and find out who qualifies here.…  Read more

6 Benefits of long-term investing

When it comes to an investment strategy, there are an almost endless number of paths you can take. Depending on your overall priorities, needs, and values you can follow any established formula or set your own path. One path which has numerous benefits is long-term investing. In long-term investing you put your money in an investment with the goal of leaving it there for a long time. You’re not buying…  Read more

How to finance your child’s education

As a parent, you may worry about how to ensure your child can receive a post-secondary education. Costs are constantly rising, and you may face high tuition fees as well as cost of living expenses if your child has to live away from home. Here are some steps you can take to save for your child’s education. Be clear about what you can and cannot afford to pay Being clear…  Read more

Business News Update – 12th May 2022

Welcome to this weeks edition of the Business News Update, read on for the latest updates in regard to Regulations, Business News and Covid Support, hopefully providing information to help you to successfully move forward. GST fraud attempts circulating on social media lead to extra security measures Due to a significant number of GST refund fraud attempts, businesses may face extra steps to receive their refunds as extra security measures…  Read more

4 Steps to Retiring Early

Early retirement may sound like a big dream, but it is achievable if you’re willing to do some planning and stick to your strategy. Here are four steps you can take to put yourself in a position to retire early. 1. Figure out how much money you’ll need after you retire This involves figuring out what age you want to retire at–if you want to retire at 55 you’ll need…  Read more

Business News Update – 5th May 2022

Welcome to this weeks edition of the Business News Update, read on for the latest updates in regard to Regulations, Business News and Covid Support, hopefully providing information to help you to successfully move forward. More Australians turning away from home ownership A new study suggests younger Australians are choosing to invest their money in stocks over buying a home. Around 43 percent said they would choose to invest their…  Read more

Business News Update – 28th April 2022

Welcome to this weeks edition of the Business News Update, read on for the latest updates in regard to Regulations, Business News and Covid Support, hopefully providing information to help you to successfully move forward. Xero Report: Small Business Creation at Record Levels Landmark research from Xero has revealed new small business registrations in Australia are at unprecedented levels, growing 34% from 225,000 in 2019 to over 300,000 in 2021.…  Read more

Business News Update – 21st April 2022

Welcome to this weeks edition of the Business News Update, read on for the latest updates in regard to Regulations, Business News and Covid Support, hopefully providing information to help you to successfully move forward. Latest Changes in Travel Rules People travelling to Australia from overseas are no longer required to test negative for COVID-19 before arrival.    A ban on international cruise ships coming to Australia has now been…  Read more

6 Unconventional Ways to Market Your B2B Company

Sometimes you want to try something new when it comes to networking with other business owners. Here are some unconventional ways for you to grow your network and bring in new leads. 1. Collaborate with others in the industry You know your niche, so you know the questions to ask others when it comes to your industry. Collaborate with people who fit your ideal market. For example, you could create…  Read more

Business News Update – 14th April 2022

Welcome to this weeks edition of the Business News Update, read on for the latest updates in regard to Regulations, Business News and Covid Support, hopefully providing information to help you to successfully move forward. Mask Mandate to be Dropped in South Australia South Australians will be spared from wearing masks in most public indoor spaces from Good Friday, but will still be required to wear them in high-risk settings…  Read more

3 Ways to Delight Your Online Customers

Businesses are increasingly moving online to expand their reach and provide the best possible experience to their customers. Being online, however, means more competition, so business owners must come up with ways to amp up their game to gain a bigger market share. If you own an ecommerce business or are looking to start one, read on to learn about ways to delight your online customers. Put the buyer’s journey…  Read more

5 Effective Ways to Find New Clients

For your business to continue growing and thriving, you will need to continue to find new clients, here are 5 ways which may assist you. 1. Set aside time for marketing Regardless of whether marketing is your preferred activity, you will need to set aside time for this. It is so easy to put marketing at the bottom of your priority list however by doing this it makes it much…  Read more

Business News Update – 7th April 2022

Welcome back to our Business News Update, please read on for the latest updates and ideas to help us all move forward. Central Bank Opens Its Door to Interest Rate Hike The central bank dropped its previous pledge to be “patient” on policy, signalling a step towards an eventual tightening. While the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept its cash rate at 0.1%, it noted inflation had picked up and…  Read more

4 Key Areas to Evaluate in Your Business Budget

With the potential for business life to return to something resembling normal, it’s a good idea to take a look at your budget and see where you may need to shift some of your priorities. Pay attention to how your spending over the past few years affected your business and either helped you achieve, or took you away from your overall goals. Considering how your business and your employees functioned…  Read more

Federal Budget 2022 snap-shot for businesses, apprentices & individuals

To help you navigate your way around the latest Federal Budget changes  – here is a snap-shot of what you need to know for your business & for individuals For businesses and apprentices: 20% tax breaks on training and digital work expenses for small businesses Up to $15,000 wage subsidies for employers who take on new apprentices Boosts to various apprenticeship programs to support more training places for eligible young…  Read more

Business News Update – 31st March 2022

Welcome back to our Business News Update, read on for the latest updates and information regarding the recent Federal Budget for 2022. Federal Budget 2022 Find out how the Federal Budget 2022 affects you. ABC News offers a summary of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s latest budget, indicating who’s getting a cash boost and who’s not. Bonus Tax Deductions for Small Businesses The Technology Investment Boost allows small businesses to claim 120%…  Read more

Business News Update – 24th March 2022

Welcome back to our Business News Update, please read on for the latest updates and ideas to help us all move forward. Australia to Produce Its Own mRNA Vaccines Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines and other mRNA jabs will finally be made in Australia after the government finalised a production deal with the US company. Moderna will build a new production facility in Victoria and supply the country with 100 million doses…  Read more

Business News Update – 17 March 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Business news Update. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Entry Ban for Cruise Ships to Be Lifted After two years, the government announced it would lift its entry ban for international cruise ships next month. This could potentially boost the tourism industry which has been heavily impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. New Zealand Opens Borders to Australians…  Read more

Still Doing Your Own Payroll? Here’s 3 Reasons Why You Should Stop

At face value, it seems like a great idea. If you’re a small business owner with just a few employees, you probably think hiring a payroll specialist is an expense that you can avoid. You feel you can handle it yourself and have the best intentions to keep your staff paid right and on time. What could go wrong? Well, lots actually. Below are the reasons why you should stop…  Read more

Everything you need to stay HR compliant & informed

“Do you have an employee you are unsure how to manage and require HR management advice?” “Are you certain you are across all of the current entitlements for you staff?” “Do you have under performing, non productive employees?” “Are you stressed you are not paying correctly?” As you know there are multiple pressures and areas within your business which require your attention. The Human Resource (HR) landscape is one of…  Read more