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 …

3 Tips for Effective Social Media Marketing

Marketing today is a far different beast than just a few years ago. Before Internet, newspaper, TV and radio ads were the gold standard methods for marketing. But these methods can be prohibitively expensive, not to mention out of date. Then it’s no surprise that social media has become a popular way to advertise. But even though social media marketing …

Will the $20,000 Small Business Tax Write-Off Continue?

The $20,000 Small Business tax write off introduced in 2015 by then-treasurer Joe Hockey is due to come to an end on 30 June 2018. The write off measure enables small businesses with a turn over of up to $10 million a year to instantly claim tax deductions on all equipment purchases that are worth less than $20,000. Whilst there …

The benefits of having a mentor

Like many people in the same boat, at the time we started our business, we had no idea what the future would hold. Our business started as four friends becoming business partners. Having never been in a position of having to make decisions together, it took us a while to learn how to do it. From the outset we set …

The Benefits of Professional Asset Valuation

When applying for equipment finances, it’s important to ensure you and your broker understand the total value assigned to the equipment you wish to obtain. In doing this, you ensure that your broker can arrange the right credit application for you as well as help you with future business taxing and auditing. Many larger assets require professional valuation, which will …