Strategies for growing your online following

Strategies for growing your online following

Developing strategies for growing your online following is an effective aspect of an online marketing plan. By using strategies to ensure you make the most out of the social media platforms available to you, you will see your social media followers increase, creating greater opportunities to increase profitability. Authenticity It is very easy to see…

Sexual harassment and the workplace

Sexual harassment and the workplace

In a perfect world, sexual harassment would never occur, let alone in the workplace, but unfortunately, that is not the case. Sexual harassment, while it has reduced over the past decade due to a number of factors, still occurs in many workplaces. It is damaging to not only the individuals involved and their families, but…

Is your company culture hit or miss

Is your company culture hit or miss?

Once upon a time, people found a job and stayed in it for their working lifetime. In many cases, it was unheard of to change career or to go back to study. However, nowadays, with online studying and such a great emphasis on mental health and overall well being, gone are the days where individuals…

Getting customers to settle debts

Getting customers to settle debts

Good credit management is an important business strategy to maintain cash flow and stable finances. A cornerstone of managing credit is not only making sure an invoice gets paid, but gets paid on time. Before a debt recovery process commences (which may delay payment further and damage a relationship with a customer), it is worthwhile…

How to ensure your branding is consistent

How to ensure your branding is consistent

Consistent branding is a big factor in your business’ marketing strategy – it can help build loyal customers, improve recognition and trustworthiness. Businesses that adopt consistent branding techniques gain a competitive advantage by differentiating their products and services from other competitors in the market. Staying consistent also helps to stay on track in delivering the…

SMSF annual return for pension phase trustees

SMSF annual return for pension phase trustees

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees who are in pension phase must lodge their SMSF annual returns if they remain active, or choose to wind up the fund. The ATO is warning SMSF trustees about their regulatory obligations and is paying close attention to those SMSFs that are not meeting their lodgment obligations. Trustees must lodge…

Using the margin scheme for property sales

Using the margin scheme for property sales

Those selling property as part of a business sale may be eligible for the margin scheme. The margin scheme is a way of working out the GST you must pay on the property that you are selling as part of your business. The scheme is only applicable if the sale of a property is taxable.…