Michael Derin

Michael Derin

Michael Derin

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Michael Derin is the founder and managing director of accountancy firm Azure Group. Derin is passionate about helping small and medium-sized businesses reach their financial and business objectives and achieve success. He has developed sophisticated ways in which SMEs can compete effectively with larger organisations that have more resources. Each fortnight he can be seen on Sky Business News’ Trading Day program.

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Surviving the government’s small business tax crackdown

The recent news that the Federal Government is pushing the National Tax Summit to October and will not be covering key tax issues such as GST, the proposed carbon tax and the mining tax is worrying.

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Beware the Ides of March! Loyalty and leadership

How important is loyalty and leadership when getting a business up and running? In this blog post Michael Derin explores some lessons from history.

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Is your business suffering from financial disconnect?

Have you ever wondered why it takes so long to have your tax return completed each year? Do you confidently know how your business is performing and what its financial position is? Do you suffer from not having accurate and financial information on hand to make important business decisions? If you answered yes to any of these questions then your business may be suffering from a financial disconnect.

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How to optimise working capital for your business

2011 has begun with the same uncertainty we saw in the last quarter of 2010. Market reports on business performance continue to contradict each other, the economy persists to operate at two distinct speeds and consumer spending remains tepid.

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How is 2011 looking for small business?

Reading the December/January issue of Dynamic Business I couldn’t help being drawn to the article on the New Year resolutions of the featured businesses.

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