Keep your staff social media savvy

Keep your staff social media savvy

Your staff are representatives of your business, and their online profiles can do a lot of good or inflict damage on your brand’s image. Enforce a social media policy and educate your staff on the importance of your business’ online presence. No negatives, only positivesYour employees’ online network can be a blessing and a curse…

The ins and outs of prenuptial agreements

The ins and outs of prenuptial agreements

A prenuptial agreement may be the last thing on your mind when you are getting married. Although it may not be a very romantic discussion, have this conversation with your partner so you can secure your personal and business finances in the future. Get educated about prenuptial agreements so you do not leave your business…

Conflict resolution tips for leaders

Conflict resolution tips for leaders

Workplace conflict is inevitable, which is why you must manage arguments between your staff to keep your office environment professional and productive. Establish office rules of engagementYour code of conduct and workplace policies should make your job easier as a manager. Clear expectations for how staff interact with one another is key to setting the…

Improving cash flow for your business

Improving cash flow for your business

Cash flow can be an issue for small businesses, especially if you have peak and low periods. Follow these tips to improve your cash flow and avoid running into a tight financial spot. Flexible rosteringYour staffing may need to change in peak and low periods. By employing casuals and using a flexible roster, you can…

Personalising your business brand

Personalising your business brand

Personalising your business brand attracts new customers by establishing authenticity and a point of difference. Follow these tips to improve your marketing and create a unique brand true to yourself. Put a face to the nameThe best way to add a personal touch to your brand is to be human. Adding a team graphic to…

Authority for super complaints introduced

Authority for super complaints introduced

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) will make it easier for individuals and small businesses to make complaints about their superannuation financial firms. The Coalition government has responded to criticisms of previous dispute resolution bodies by creating a new financial disputes framework. AFCA has been described as a “one-stop shop” that will improve outcomes…

Avoid these small business tax errors

Avoid these small business tax errors

Unwanted attention and penalties from the ATO can jeopardise your small business. Protect your business by avoiding these common small business tax errors. Not using an accountantTax laws frequently change, and compliance requirements can be time-consuming and demanding. A registered tax agent will streamline your financial processes, provide advice on maximising your finances and keep…