Why You Should Use an Accountant

Why You Should Use an Accountant

Why Should You Use an Accountant Well, first of all, if you don’t then I don’t eat, right!?!?!?!?!?  I’m kind of joking, but kind of not…The truth is, everyone knows I have a vested interest in this, but maybe you haven’t looked at it the same way as me, yet....
Get the Structure Right

Get the Structure Right

One of the most critical decisions when you are starting a business is choosing what kind of business structure you should set up.  Unfortunately, it is often treated as an afterthought, or the decision is made with very little insight into the pros and cons of the...
Help a Sister Out!

Help a Sister Out!

It’s been a really interesting week for me – ANZAC Day has got me thinking about Mateship, and how a group can make so much more impact than individuals; with one of the biggest deadlines of the year looming, I’m madly trying to put in the hard yards in the office,...
Collecting the Cash

Collecting the Cash

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just open your business, and everyone who uses your services or buys your product pays up front?   Hmmmm, Perfect World! Unfortunately, it just doesn’t work like that!  The sad fact of the matter is, everyone is managing cashflow...
Security Strategies

Security Strategies

Amongst the other more pressing challenges faced by small business, security issues are often overlooked – but taking pre-emptive action can minimise or reduce potential fraud and criminal activity, which can be crippling for small business owners. Fraudulent...
Record-Keeping that Works

Record-Keeping that Works

Cashbook – the Cashbook may be a good option for you if you have a fairly low number of transactions, and/or an aversion to computers.  You CAN pick up a cheap “Ledger Book” from the Newsagents for around $10 – $15…make sure you speak to your Accountant to...