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Happy New Year. Not just a new year, it’s the start of a new decade. Is this the time for you to finally make that big change and buy that business you’ve been thinking about? Let’s examine the Five Phases of Buying a Business  


Christmas time can be a make or break period for some types of businesses, retailers, accommodation, wholesalers & the information and communication sectors for example experience their peak sales at this time. For other industries this can be an especially tough time of the year with many business owners experiencing low demand, staff absences and supply disruptions...


Have you fallen behind on your Superannation Guarantee obligations? Legislation enabling the Superannuation Guarantee amnesty that was proposed back in May 2018 is before Parliament right now and if enacted, will apply from the original amnesty announcement ...


There has been a number of high-profile businesses in the media recently for the wrong reason. How can this happen and how can you make sure you don't join this "Rogue's Gallery"?   


Businesses fail for a multitude of reasons. Lack of sales and cash flow, inadequate capital and failing to adapt to change can all contribute to the collapse of a business. Let's explore some of the major reasons why business start-ups fail.


Consumer behaviour has changed and your website is now your marketing hub. In this article we look at three key website issues that confront most business owners - not enough website traffic, poor conversion of leads to sales and a lack of strategy…


We know we can’t please all of the people all of the time but with 72% of consumers reporting trusting online reviews as much as personal recommendations it can feel really damaging to receive a poor online review. Despite your instinct to try and get it deleted there are other courses of action open to you.  


With the end of financial year now behind us let’s look at a couple of things to address to tidy up last financial year and plan for 2019/20.  Namely - Single Touch Payroll and the Immediate Asset Write-Off Change


The Tax Office has introduced a Whistle Blower Hotline encouraging people to 'dob in' business owners they suspect are operating in the black economy. The Hot Line went live on the 1st July 2019.