small business advice

Achieving Financial Freedom with Your Business

Many people start a business in order to achieve financial freedom, but instead may end up with less freedom and more stress!   Many assumptions can be made before going into business which is why the first question you need to ask yourself is what are you hoping to achieve? Financial freedom can mean totally different [...]

2020-05-28T10:45:30+10:00May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Achieving Financial Freedom with Your Business

Keeping Control of Your Cash Flow as a Small Business Owner

Cash flow is the lifeblood of a business, however all businesses no matter how big or small they are encounter cash flow challenges. According to a report by the Australian Small Business Family Enterprise Ombudsman positive cash flow was cited as among the top three stress points for business operators. Another study by Wakefield Research [...]

2020-06-24T16:57:01+10:00May 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keeping Control of Your Cash Flow as a Small Business Owner

Thinking of Selling Your Business?

If you know that you are going to want to sell your business you need to start having that conversation with your business advisor and/or accountant at least 2-4 years before you want to sell. As it takes on average between 6-12 months to actually sell a business, this allows you plenty of time to [...]

2020-06-29T16:47:44+10:00February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thinking of Selling Your Business?

Are You in Control of Your Business or is Your Business Controlling You?

Many people dream of owning their own business, but when they do sometimes they find that in fact the business owns them! So how do you gain control over your business so that it serves you rather than enslaves you? If you’re after time freedom in your business as opposed to wanting to continue to [...]

2020-06-29T16:41:23+10:00October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You in Control of Your Business or is Your Business Controlling You?

5 Ways to Improve the Efficiency of Your Small Business

Efficiency is important for all businesses but it is absolutely vital for a small business to be successful.  A local hairdressing salon that has a staff of five for example has a much smaller margin of error than a chain of day spas that has a staff of five hundred.   As the size of the [...]

2020-06-29T16:32:23+10:00August 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve the Efficiency of Your Small Business

A Small Business Owners Guide to Meditation

Taking ten minutes to do ‘nothing’ may seem like a luxury you can’t afford.   But it’s essential when it comes to maintaining one of your greatest assets: your mind. The terms ‘meditation’ and ‘mindfulness’ might seem a bit hocus-pocus, but you’ve got to admit: we could all use some strategies to chill out from time-to-time. [...]

2019-08-15T13:05:49+10:00August 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Small Business Owners Guide to Meditation

Employee Perks Small Businesses Can Implement

We’ve all heard the stories about how Google HQ have lots of employee perks (from free food to onsite gyms), but it is possible to create perks that both your employees and your bottom line will love.   We have talked about some employee perks on our Linkedin page, but here’s a longer list to give [...]

2020-06-29T16:10:36+10:00July 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Employee Perks Small Businesses Can Implement

Introducing Our New Managing Director – Luke Goldsbrough

We are pleased to announce that as of today, Frederiks Accountants is under new management. Cor’s family had a specific criteria as to whom they sold the business, ensuring His legacy would be carried on and that Frederiks' staff and clients would continue be at the centre of all decision making.   As the new [...]

2019-07-01T14:02:41+10:00July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introducing Our New Managing Director – Luke Goldsbrough

Why You Need a Business Budget

There are a number of things that you really need to have when you’re running a small business and one of those is a business budget. Although every business is unique a budget is required if you want the business to be a financial success. A budget helps to clarify your goals and set your [...]

2020-06-29T15:43:48+10:00June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why You Need a Business Budget

Why Small to Medium Businesses Need a Good Accountant

It's not just about the tax returns! A good Accountant can be a great asset to a small to medium sized business and is important in all stages of your business life from start up through growing and then selling.   Now I’m sure you’re wondering why finding a great accountant is so important, I mean [...]

2020-06-29T14:45:50+10:00March 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Small to Medium Businesses Need a Good Accountant