Election Policies

With the Federal Election happening on Saturday we are regularly being asked about the different policies of the two major parties and the likely impact on small business and finance. We read this document from COSBOA and thought it might be quite useful, as it gives a summary of the policies they believe are important to business owners. Hope it …

Footy Tipping Competition

Atlas EF and Plus 61 would love it if you could join us for our AFL Footy tipping comp. Our very own ‘Kiss of Death’, Sean Lester thinks that he will be taking home the cash but we would prefer to give it to you. https://www.footytips.com.au/comps/Atlas_Equipment_Finance First Prize :          $300 Second prize:     $200 Third prize:         $100 We will also have  …

New Graduates

Atlas Equipment Finance is incredibly proud of our three graduates who’ve undertaken the Women & Leadership Australia courses. Education is not only important for personal growth, but benefits the entire company. We value our diverse team and all the skills that they bring to the business. See the interviews from the Women & Leadership Australia course.

A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place – Part 2 – Productivity Tools

HIGHLY EFFECTIVE & TRUSTED PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS – LEAN SIX SIGMA Lean Six Sigma – it’s more than likely you have heard about it but haven’t implemented it. Lean and Six Sigma cannot be described as the latest management fad. They are tried, tested, trusted, and proven productivity enhancement tools and methodologies. WHAT IS “SIX SIGMA”? Six Sigma is an all-inclusive …

Culture – why it’s so important

We believe culture is the single most important factor behind the ongoing success of any business. Culture can be defined as “the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society”. We all spend a lot of time either sub-consciously or consciously creating a business that we believe gives everyone within our community the best chance of success. …

A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place – Part 1 – Business Productivity

Do you agree that every business leadership team’s prime focus is to increase its margin, each quarter and every quarter? Moreover, do agree that improving productivity is the predominant factor to enhancing margin each quarter? Unfortunately, profit margins rise and fall depending on the level of productivity that flows from the leadership team and their employees. It’s therefore essential to …

Getting Finance – it’s easy right?

Getting finance for your equipment seems fairly straight forward, right? I need money, I go to the bank, I fill in an application, get approved and then buy whatever I need.  But there are so many different pieces to the puzzle and it can take years and a lot of experience to master. The consequences of getting it wrong can be …

End of Financial Year – sends a shiver down your spine! Here’s how we can help you help your clients

End of financial year is an important and stressful time for you and your clients. Particularly when you have clients looking to maximise opportunities such as the Federal Government’s $20,000 small business tax write-off before the end of financial year. We specialise in financing equipment for businesses large and small and use our expertise and experience to ensure your clients …

Insurance Premium Funding – why it makes good sense

Wouldn’t it be easier for you and your business if you could spread the cost of your insurance across the full twelve months of the year? Insurance Premium Funding allows you to do just that! In a world where businesses are faced with increasing financial needs and stresses, Insurance Premium Funding enables businesses to pay their insurance premiums in easy …

Cash Flow & Tax Debt When Financing Your Business

Many accountants have previously instructed their clients to enter into an ATO arrangement, as it can be a relatively cheap form of finance. The added benefit of this debt arrangement is that it ensures the impact on cash flow is minimal on the client.  What’s the result of this arrangement?  Unfortunately, opting for an arrangement with ATO isn’t always a …