New ideas for business goals this year

The start of the year is the perfect time to dust off last year’s business plan and set some new goals for the future. While some entrepreneurs love planning, others feel overwhelmed by the process. How do you decide on just a handful of goals that take priority, with so many moving parts that make up a business? These tips can help you get started brainstorming how your company can…  Read more

Cyber-security tips for business owners

It’s natural for small business owners to think that they won’t be victims of cyber attacks. Most of the news surrounding hacking and data breaches involves large corporations, but that is because that’s where a high number of victims are affected. Hackers may find they have an easier time going after small businesses and start-ups that aren’t prepared for a security breach. So while they might get less information from…  Read more

Time for a Payroll Health Check

  As we predicted with the introduction of GST, the ATO is focusing on ensuring employers are meeting their obligations to employees. As there have been a number of changes and in the light of increased scrutiny, we recommend that you conduct a review of your payroll processes. This includes but is not limited to the following.   1. Registered for Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting Unless you have applied…  Read more