Why you should be using two factor authentication

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For small business owners, the risk of data breaches and fraud is high, so taking all the necessary steps to protect your sensitive data is a must. Unfortunately for many entrepreneurs the decision to increase their company’s data protection comes too late – after they’ve been victimized by a malicious hacker. The good news is,…

Five ways to increase your profit

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For many small businesses, the best way to improve profitability is to increase turnover, as there’s no limit to sales but there is a limit to how much you can reduce your costs. Let’s look at how you can focus on each of the five ways in our profit increase calculator to achieve your goal…

Battling Through COVID-19: Finance Tips for Business Survival

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We’ve heard this before: the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global health and financial crisis that has caught many off guard. While the threats to human life are very real, the damage to the health of businesses is really just starting to show. The seriousness of the disease and the lack of a vaccine (at…

Possible Action Required: Assistance for your business to cope with Covid-19

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As a business owner, you need to face the possibility of team members being absent from your workplace, product supply issues and demand for your services and products reducing over the short term. There are 3 urgent things you need to be aware of: 1. Government Stimulus Package – Our Tax Planning meeting with you…

Cashflow – The lifeblood of any business

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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…

Time is your most valuable commodity, are you using it wisely?

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Have you often found yourself trying to save a few dollars by doing a routine job (or so you thought!) yourself but found that it has cost you more time, and therefore money, than you could have made in that time? We often spend hours or even weeks of time on things that aren’t really…

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…

Make your lifestyle goals part of your financial strategy

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If you haven’t figured out your lifestyle goals for the future your financial strategy is like a journey without a destination. When you’re creating a financial plan, it’s tempting to focus purely on the money aspect – for example, how much your weekly budget is, or how much your investments are likely to grow. But…

As a small business owner can you take time off over the Christmas break?

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It’s summer! The sun is out, it’s heating up, and we are all thinking about enjoying those long summer days at the beach and relaxing with friends and family.  Christmas and new years parties, school holidays, it has us all longing to take a break and just relax for a while. Is that actually the…

Why do men and women invest differently?

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While women play a confident and active role in everyday financial decisions, they are noticeably less involved in planning, acquiring and managing long-term investments than men, according to research commissioned by the Commonwealth Bank. The whitepaper, titled ‘Enabling change: A fresh perspective on women’s financial security’, found that even though women generally feel just as confident…