small business tips

I Want to Start a New Business – What Now?

I want to start a business, but where do I start?  Is a common question that people have.  Whatever type of business you want to start one of the first steps should always be to talk to your Accountant. Obviously people think about what equipment they may need, they may have an idea of a [...]

2019-10-23T09:13:13+10:00October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Want to Start a New Business – What Now?

5 Tips for Small Business Owners – Get the Most Out of Your Accountant!

A great accountant is not only a valuable resource for tax planning and accounting for your small business; they can also offer advice on other aspects of your business. Finding the right accountant and working closely with them is a vital part of growing your business, but how do you do this? We’ve compiled 5 [...]

2020-09-14T10:32:19+10:00September 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Small Business Owners – Get the Most Out of Your Accountant!

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise for Small Business Owners

Exercise can be incredibly beneficial for the body, but it’s also great for the mind. So what are you waiting for? Get moving! As small business owners it’s vital that you are not only healthy, but that your mind is sharp and focused. When it comes to exercise we all know the warm fuzzy feeling [...]

2019-08-28T09:41:39+10:00August 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise for Small Business Owners

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

Succession Plan – An Often Overlooked Essential in a Business

A succession plan isn’t a one fit all plan it has to be individually tailored to each company. It also needs to be regularly reviewed as the business evolves as well as the roles of key personnel &/or partners within the company. Succession planning isn’t just for the director of the company, there should be [...]

2020-06-29T15:48:22+10:00June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Succession Plan – An Often Overlooked Essential in a Business

What is Risk Management & How it Can Help Small Businesses

We all know that running a business means encountering some degree of risk, that doesn’t mean that the risks can’t be minimised however.   Welcome to the world of risk management. A Risk Management Plan is exactly what it sounds like, a way to manage risk within your business.   There are a number of different business [...]

2020-06-29T15:46:04+10:00June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Risk Management & How it Can Help Small Businesses

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

Business Development Plan

Figuring out how to grow your business isn’t simple.  Often it can feel hard enough just to keep your head above water when running a company (like a duck paddling furiously).  However one thing that can help you grow your Business is a Business Development Plan. What is a Business Development Plan? A business development [...]

2020-06-29T15:05:26+10:00May 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Development Plan