How to manage your business’ cashflow

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Cashflow (or lack of it) is a constant challenge for all business owners. I often refer to ‘cash’ as the oxygen a business needs to survive day to day. It is a critical factor which leads to the success or demise of your business. If it’s this important, why don’t we have better tools and…

How will you and your business start 2021?

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As a small business owner, this is the perfect time of year to reflect on areas of accomplishment or places where desired results were not achieved in 2020. Here are some resolutions every small business owner needs to make now to get their 2021 off to a fast start: 1. I will stop complaining about…

How to manage your business’ cash flow over the holiday period

Business Development Specialist - Ceebeks Business Solutions for GOOD

December is usually the busiest time of the year for retail and hospitality businesses. But businesses in other sectors often find that their sales slowdown and their customers stop paying them for a few months. So cash flow dries up. Whether your business is large or small, well-established or in start-up mode, you need to…

Tips for managing remote teams

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More and more business employees are now telecommuting, that companies around the world are restructuring their management practices to meet the challenges of remote collaboration. Now with the spread of the Coronavirus and workers being asked to work-from-home the need for managing remote teams is higher than it’s ever been. Because they tend to be more agile…

Beyond COVID-19 – How to build value in your business

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I have said it before and I’ll say it again – this has been an extremely difficult few months for all of us, but there is no better time to think seriously about your business. In this article, I have compiled a few tips to create value in your business. The key to building value…

Short cut method for claiming Home Office Running Costs

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With many of us now running our businesses or having our work-related duties conducted remotely during the lockdown, can we claim home office type expenses on our 2020 income tax return? The Australian Taxation Office (‘ATO’) has announced a temporary simplified short cut method to make it easier for individual taxpayers to claim deductions for…

How to keep your customers satisfied and coming back

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So you want to keep sales humming along and keep a marketing presence? Setting up processes or systems for maintain a high level of customer service and getting it right from the beginning is vital for the future success of your business. Understanding how customer satisfaction affects your business and helps keep your customers coming…

5 essentials that small business owners should factor into their business plan

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Here are 5 essentials that every small business owner should factor into their business plan. 1.  Give it structure. Make sure you structure your finances so your personal assets and business assets are kept separate. As a minimum, you should have a separate business bank account and credit card, and pay yourself a salary. By untangling your…