2017 – June

  Newsletter This newsletter includes the following interesting articles: Making better business decisions Improving customer trust Brushing up on communication Overcoming critics Online marketing Nurturing productive employees Running a productive business meeting Difficult conversations at work          

2017-18 Federal Budget

  After much anticipation the Australian Federal Budget for 2017-18 was delivered last night. As always the budget is highly political and much is open to change before it passes into legislation. You may have received many technical papers and lengthily articles regarding the budget so hopefully this email with a brief infographic can simplify Read more about 2017-18 Federal Budget[…]

2017 – Tax Planning, FBT and more!

  Tax planning The end of the financial year is fast approaching. Using your last 9 months of data we can estimate your tax position for the year ended 30 June 2017 allowing sufficient time to impliment tax planning strategies. Please contact our offices if you are interested in tax planning. Tax planning includes but Read more about 2017 – Tax Planning, FBT and more![…]

2016 – Year of the underdog

2016 – Year of the underdog Message from the director, Kevin Smith – 2016 is the year of the underdog: Cronulla won the 2016 NRL Grand Final The ‘leave camp’ won the Brexit referendum The Chicago Cubs won the World Series Donald Trump is President-elect Uber was legalised in Queensland to the dismay of the Read more about 2016 – Year of the underdog[…]

Professional Party Pooper

Professional Party Pooper Message from the director, Kevin Smith – I love my job. We have the privilege of working with some of the best people in their fields to ensure their hard work is rewarded and protected. It really is humbling when successful business people ask us for assistance and reaffirms that there is Read more about Professional Party Pooper[…]

Tax Planning Tips

Tax Planning Newsletter With an early budget and election announced we will no doubt be swamped with various policy announcements and political promotions. In the background time is ticking away and 30 June 2016 is fast approaching. Have you updated, or even prepared, your tax plan for the year ended 30 June 2016? The good Read more about Tax Planning Tips[…]

How long is your work week?

May Day – How long is your working day? On Monday we have a public holiday called Labour Day, also known as May Day. Labour Day is a holiday to celebrate the 8 hour working day. During the industrial revolution it was common to work 10 to 16 hours a day for 6 days a Read more about How long is your work week?[…]

End of Summer Newsletter

Where did Summer go? The sun sets earlier, leaves are starting to brown and depending on where you live it may be cooling down. Our Northern hemisphere subscribers can apply the reverse. Fortunately are able to sneak in an extra day of Summer this year due to the leap year. To celebrate the leap year Read more about End of Summer Newsletter[…]

Christmas 2015

2015, the year that was… I recall signing off after a great year in 2014 and looking forward to 2015 but did not expect 2015 to be such a fantastic year! Being a ‘plumber with a leaky tap’ is such a cliché but unfortunately very true. We made a point of putting time aside each Read more about Christmas 2015[…]