Podcasting is becoming an increasingly popular way to connect with audiences on a more personal level. The benefits are endless – podcasts are easily accessible, provide an engaging platform to discuss news and topics and can improve your credibility. Here are three compelling reasons to start or feature on a podcast: Reach new audiences One […]

When business is struggling, one of the first places business owners look to cut costs is in their marketing efforts. Although many do not view marketing as an essential element, it can create immense value for a business. Fortunately, there are still ways to market your business on a tight budget, forging the need to […]

The ATO is reminding self-managed super funds (SMSFs) of the rules regarding non-arm’s length income from trusts. The non-arm’s length income rules can apply to investments, transactions and other arrangements undertaken by SMSFs when the terms of the relevant investment, transaction or arrangement are uncommercial in nature. If income is distributed from a discretionary to […]

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is warning taxpayers to be aware of scammers impersonating the Tax Office and demanding cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin as payment for fake tax debts. The ATO became aware of these fraudsters late last year with over $50,000 paid in Bitcoin to scammers claiming fake ATO debts. Once scammers receive payment, […]

Mistakes happen all the time, and although they can be embarrassing, you can recover from them. Whether the mistake was minor or costly, handling the error with professionalism can save your dignity and credibility. Next time you forget to hit send on that important email, rest assured you can recover quickly by adopting the following […]

Rewarding staff is essential if want to maintain happy staff. Here are seven ways to reward your staff: Donate in their name Donating to a charity of choice selected by the employee is a great way to reward an employee by connecting to a passion of theirs. Tickets Whether a staff member is a movie […]

Most people, at some stage or another, will need to save money. Whether it is for a large purchase such as a house deposit or money for a rainy day, similar savings principles apply. Consider the following tips to boost your savings account: Automate your savings One of the easiest ways to get into a […]

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have become increasingly popular over the past few years. As many keen investors jump on board, the ATO is reminding SMSFs to be aware of the tax consequences. Cryptocurrencies are classified as capital gains tax (CGT) assets, therefore, upon their disposal they may be subject to capital gains tax (CGT). It […]

Business owners should always be on the lookout for ways to improve their business. It can be easy to fall into a trap of complacency, especially when business is doing well but having strategies in place can ensure your business continues to remain successful. Consider the following tips to improve your business: Stay current Keeping […]

A solid onboarding process not only gives a great first impression for new hires but it can also help to keep them for longer. Here are three tips for a smooth onboarding process: Prepare for their first day A little preparation can go a long way in making a new hire feel welcomed and settled […]