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Are you a Company Director? The new Director ID regime is now law and existing company directors have until 30 November 2022 to apply but new directors appointed as of 1st Nov 2021 have just 28 days from appointment to apply and directors appointed 5th April 2022 onwards must apply prior to appointment...


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way we live, work and play. While the pandemic has posed a threat to lives and livelihoods, there’s clear evidence that people have struggled to balance the hybrid work model particularly when combined with home schooling duties. After 18 months of uncertainty people are doing a lot of soul-searching and a chunk of the population are re-evaluating various parts of their lives including their employment and some are considering self-employment. In this article we examine the perils and pitfalls of going out on your own, and importantly, how to avoid them...


It's an emotional moment when you finally make the decision that it's time to sell your business. All those long hours, customer dramas and financial risks will loom large in your mind but the buyer isn't interested in how much work you've put into your 'baby', they want to see financial proof that the asking price is justified....


Don’t miss our latest edition of the quarterly Business Accelerator Magazine, full of articles and news about growing and nurturing your business. This edition includes the first part in our series on The Key Ingredients of Business Success as well as looking at whether COVID-19 Grants are taxable and the ATO’s data-matching programme targeting lifestyle assets…


Most people at some stage of their lives, for one reason or another, contemplate starting their own business. While there’s no magic potion or secret formula that guarantees business success, highly successful businesses have some common characteristics that we will explore across a series of articles...


The State and Federal Governments have provided business owners with a range of grants and subsidies through the pandemic including the Cashflow Boost, COVID-19 Disaster Payments and JobKeeper. While you might think all government support is tax free, this is not the case...


The Victorian Government has announced the reintroduction of the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme. Businesses with an annual turnover of less than $50 million and who have experienced a decline in turnover of 30% or more due to the pandemic will be eligible as well as most ACNC registered charities that have experienced a decline in turnover of 15% or more…


Australian businesses are again feeling the pinch financially as the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold. Businesses along the east coast particularly are in a state of uncertainty - going in and out of lockdown like a swinging door. As a result, the Federal Government has expanded the range of financial support available...