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Are small businesses using ATO as bank?

According to national SME finance specialist, Scottish Pacific, many small businesses may be using the Australian Tax Office (ATO) as a line of credit...

Piece of advice on ATO payment arrangements

Part of our role as small business accountants is to act as a barrier or intermediary between the tax office and the small businesses...

Poor bookkeeping horror story: a bean counter’s tale

If you think that bookkeeping and accounting fees are high, consider this horror story, which could be the one tale that gets business owners thinking about their own business.

Employers warned about employee contracts’ restraints of trade litigation risk

With the end of the year approaching and many businesses finalising employee remuneration and bonus payouts, employers are urged to use this opportunity to update their employment contracts, particularly provisions applied to confidential information and restraints of trade, which may be either unsatisfactorily drafted, or out of date, according to Harmers Workplace Lawyers.

Employees would rather quit than negotiate on pay

Many employees are not prepared to negotiate their salary and instead believe it is necessary to switch jobs for a pay increase, according to new research released today from Robert Half.

How to get paid what you’re worth

Setting fees is always a difficult proposition for service businesses and pricing an intangible is much harder than pricing a product. Your fee will, however, represent what you and your expertise are worth.

Switching banks ‘too hard’ for consumers

Consumers are electing to stay with their current bank due to costs and barriers to exit in place to keep them with the institution a new report has found.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...