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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

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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

Five Top Tips For Getting Paid Faster


As a business owner, having the finances to run your business is essential. However, when you have a lag in cash flow, this can have major consequences in both the long and short term. Additionally, this can affect your ability to pay rent, utilities, services, wages and even suppliers. A study commissioned by Intuit Australia… Read more

How Important is CRM Software for Small Businesses?


Customer relationship management (CRM) software can be one of the most useful applications any small business can hold at its disposal, allowing them to easily maintain updated, accurate records of the customer relationship building activities in their organisation. The movement into cloud-based CRMs like SalesForce has made this process even easier and affordable for small… Read more

Finding The Right Balance When Working From Home


Working from home may be the dream for some, but how do we find the right work-life balance when they often seem to overlap? Whether you run your own small business or work for your company remotely, not having to commute to the office every day can save you a lot of time and money,… 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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