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Leading the Millennials

Millennials (also known as generation Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X. What do millennials expect from their managers/leaders?   Research on the internet reveals the following:   Managers/leaders have to embrace all the feels. Millennials want their personal and emotional feelings to be considered along with their work performance. Managers/leaders should listen carefully… Read more


Do you require the best possible profitability on your investment loan? Scott Partners can help you. Scott Partners are offering a no obligation review on your owner-occupied loan or investment loan. We are affiliated with a number of major banks, regional and second tier lenders as well as a range of mortgage products provided by… Read more

Research and Development Registration

If your company undertook research and development expenditure in 2015/16 and the company has not yet lodged its income tax return for the year ended 30th June 2016, the company needs to register for the research and development rebate with AusIndustry by 30th April 2017. If you would like our assistance in the preparation of… Read more

Webinar: Xero Conversion Tips and Traps for the unwary

  Listen to Scott Trevethan from Scott Partners in this Webinar as he talks about Tips and Traps in converting your data to Xero.      

Webinar: Is $15 per hour bookkeeping right for my business?

  Listen to Scott Trevethan from Scott Partners in this Webinar as he gives you an overview of Go Global Bookkeeping and how this can help you in your business.

Proposed SMSF Changes And Their Potential Impact

The surprising changes to Australia’s superannuation system revealed in the Federal Budget came as a bad news for the millions who self-manage their super funds. According to Credit Suisse analyst Hasan Tevfik, the superannuation changes in ten years will be to the detriment of these “selfies”. Self-managed super funds control $590 billion in assets, which… Read more

Understand SEO – An Overview For Small Business Owners

If you are a business owner with a website, you’ve probably heard the term ‘SEO’, but maybe unsure of what it means and whether it’s important. SEO – search engine optimisation – is the process of strategically tweaking all elements of your website to earn the best rank in search engines like Google. Knowing some… Read more

Understanding Cloud Computing

Businesses are increasingly embracing cloud computing. In the past, running traditional business applications was not only expensive but also complicated. You needed professionals to install, configure, test, run, and update the applications. However, with cloud computing, these tasks are a thing of the past. What Is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is a form of storing… Read more

Webinar: Xero vs MYOB

  Fast growing industry disrupter, Xero, and the old standard bearer for computer-based accounting software, MYOB, have both been generating more headlines for accounting than normal lately. Listen to Scott Trevethan from Scott Partners in this Webinar talk about both products and if you should move from MYOB to Xero.  

Tax Do’s and Dont’s For Small Businesses

While taxes may not be as exciting to think about, they are something every small business must endure. When it comes to filing your taxes as a business owner, there are some factors that need to be taken into consideration. Knowing which expenses are deductible and those that are non-deductible is essential. In some cases,… Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Which accounting system should I use to make my business ‘flow’better?
Xero. Or any cloud-based accounting system that your accountant can access, work on in real time, and that saves time and money. This will enable your accountant to advise you better. We recommend Xero for clients and have been using it for many years. The only exception is for larger, more complex businesses that have spent considerable time and money on developing their systems. We can assist in the selection and implementation of a suitable accounting system.
Q2. How much should I pay for accounting /consulting services per year?
Q3. What should I be getting for my money?
Q4. How can I create a simple business plan which is easy to implement?
Q5. Which advisors should I have on my team to best grow my business?

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