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How to stay focused on your vision for your business  

When you run a business, you will find there are daily challenges to deal with, all of which can take your mind and your...

SMEs and BAS: the consequences of late lodgement 

One of the biggest mistakes some SMEs make is putting off lodging their quarterly BAS returns. For those who do their own books, there...

Small business insurance for hairdressers

You’ve done the hard yards washing hair, booking appointments, and sweeping floors. Now it’s finally time to work for yourself. As a hairdresser, there’s...

How business-to-business salespeople can be ‘A-Graders’ in today’s shifting sales landscape

The sales profession is undergoing a big cull with over 20%  of sales roles expected to be cut by 2020 according to some analysts. There are...

Keeping the company car running: advice for avoiding repair and maintenance headaches

With over 900,000 company cars on the roads in the UK alone, it’s clear to see that many businesses have an entire fleet of...

5 bookkeeping habits entrepreneurs should adopt

What do all successful businesses have in common? They’ve managed their finances effectively with good bookkeeping habits. Every business – no matter its size –...

The legalities of a company car

Investing in a vehicle has many benefits for your business. You can have a company car as a benefit for potential employees. Your current...

Recent changes to Monetary Limits in the South Australian Magistrates Court

South Australia has recently changed the law for minor civil claims reducing the limit from $25,000 to $12,000. The reduction in the monetary limit...

Evergreen Clauses, what are they and where are they hiding?

If you have ever signed up to a service that doesn’t end or you can’t seem to get out off, you’ve probably just met...

Best interest rate on my business loan?

With the emergence of a range of new funding sources for small and medium sized businesses, it’s crucial to understand what your company’s debt...

Infographic: What SME leaders think about digital transformation in Australia

Get the details in the IDC InfoBrief - Thriving in the Digital Economy here.  IDC surveyed decision makers around the globe to find out how...

Award winning lawyer, entrepreneur & author to speak at TEDx in the Whitsundays

Sarah Bartholomeusz, Adelaide lawyer, entrepreneur and author of How to Avoid a Fall from Grace: Legal Lessons for Directors, believes nothing is impossible, even though it...

Your business deserves more than a bean counter: Find a CPA that will help you thrive

Confusing isn’t it? Financial planning isn’t something most businesses know how to do well. But, a CPA can be a great addition to your team...

It’s a Digital Jungle out there: Dr Matthew McDougall; helping businesses overcome ‘culture shock’ in China

Any traveller will appreciate what ‘culture shock’ feels like; that moment when we first set foot in an unfamiliar civilisation and realisation suddenly strikes:...

It can take years to gain momentum: One entrepreneur’s journey into the online marketplace sector

Any entrepreneur looking to break ground in the online marketplace sector will be familiar with this conundrum: you need to raise capital to launch...

From corporate banking to handyman: A change really is as good as a holiday

We work hard and we strive for promotion; we get promoted and receive financial reward. Do we then pause in content and admire the...

What to Do When a Workplace Accident Occurs

It’s easy to believe that workplace accidents happen to ‘other people’. The reality is that workplace accidents can, and do, affect a great range...

How the tables have turned: The Entourage Beanstalk Factory teaches big business to think like small business

We have come a long way from the idea that biggest is best. An increasing number of entrepreneurs are discovering opportunities in cheap-to-establish, technology...

“My trusted business connections told me I’m mad:” A charging model where honesty is the only policy

In this digital age, there are matching sites for almost anything. Whether it be for dating or for finding employment, Google will fetch back a...

When there’s a will there’s a way: founder of WME, Australia’s largest digital marketing agency rises from failure to $45 million

You either have it or you don’t – entrepreneurial drive is either etched in our genes or instilled at an early age according to...