Business Planning

A brilliant business idea is only the first of many steps on the road to success. Ultimately, your success will be decided not by the idea, but its execution. Taking the time to step back, think objectively and plan for its implementation is a crucial process for any start-up, no matter how big or small. […]

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SMSFs, Collectables & Personal Use Assets

What are collectables and personal use assets? Section 62A of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (SIS Act) provides that the regulations may make rules in relation to trustees of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) making, holding and realising investments involving collectables and personal use assets. Collectables and personal use assets include: artwork jewellery antiques artefacts […]

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What is in a Name?

Renew and maintain your business name ASIC is urging business owners to renew their business name or risk it being cancelled. The reminder comes after ASIC cancelled more than 95,000 business names in the first half of 2015 after business name holders failed to pay their renewal notice. ASIC Commissioner Greg Tanzer said, “Renewing is […]

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Bringing Customers Back

Good customer service is all about bringing customers back, by sending them away happy.Happy enough to pass positive feedback about your business along to others, who may then try the product or service you offer for themselves and in their turn become repeat customers. If you’re a good salesperson, you can sell anything to anyone […]

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