Author: DJ Grigg

Once your business gets to a certain size and turnover, there's real value in assessing the company structure and how to make things more tax-efficient. Setting up a holding company is one way to start creating an ordered and effective group structure. And by moving...

Whether it’s a new focus, a new venture or a new year, consciously recognizing the process required to change can vastly improve your outcome. This is where Five A's of Change can help. The Five A's of Change breaks it down simply: 1. Awareness.First we must be...

You might have self-funded the early days of your business, but to expand, grow and scale you need access finance and the right level of outside funding. But how can you access this finance, and how do you impress your potential private investors and lenders with...

A lot of retailers are now using online accounting software for their businesses. There’s a good reason for that - it can make all the difference when it comes to managing your retail business. But you’ve got to make sure that you choose the software that’s...

Salary sacrificing to super allows an employee to forego part of their salary or wages and have the employer contribute this amount to their superannuation fund instead of paying it as cash. It reduces the taxable value of salary or wages, and is therefore beneficial...

There are three fundamentals to successfully scale up your business: having a clear (and documented) organisation structure, having comprehensive systems and processes, and developing great leadership. With growth comes growing pains. Such pains can affect team morale as well as your margins. It’s critical to pre-empt...

You’ve probably heard of SMART goals and, spoiler alert, they’re not rocket science… but they do work. SMART goals are an excellent filter to maximise planning outcomes. With the SMART acronym comes five simple parameters; that any goal (if you truly want to achieve it must be...

https://youtu.be/0SwjYgw4Rww Statistics show in 2018, Australians lost over $100 million to scammers. What if you’re suspicious someone is trying to scam you? TAX-RELATED SCAMS TO WATCH OUT FOR Accountants are customer-service focused. They survive and thrive on having a good reputation for professional service. Therefore, your tax agent will...