Author: DJ Grigg

Whilst it is not exactly business as usual right now, you still need to prepare business records for your return. Organising your documents now will mean you can get your tax return completed earlier and access any refunds due or start planning for tax payments. Getting...

Although your tax return is not due for a few months yet, the end of the financial year is nearing…have you captured all your work-related deductible expenses to make the most of your 2020 tax return? We have some tax tips below to help you...

Tax agents won’t lodge your tax return without it being signed. By signing the tax return, taxpayers authorise the tax return to be lodged. Traditionally, signing is done with a pen. But times have changed, and thank goodness for that, for a couple of reasons. Firstly,...

Lockdown has been (and remains) a tough time for business. Having to shut your business at short notice, or switch to an entirely digital, remote-working model, was a stressful experience. But there are things we have taken out of lockdown. Whether it enabled us to explore...

Improving your financial efficiency requires a clear overview of your key numbers, so you can track your performance and drive improvements. This is where detailed, up-to-date management reporting makes a real difference. Management information helps you measure your key performance indicators (KPIs), track progress against...

Leadership isn't just about getting the strategy and financial management of your business right. It's also about being able to get the best from your workforce. With the right leadership style, you keep your people engaged, happy and motivated to get the job done – and...

Successful businesses really understand their customers. Knowing your target audience is half the battle when it comes developing successful marketing activities to bring in customers. When you understand the specific characteristics and needs of your customer base, you can deliver your solution at the right price, in...

If you’re going to grow your company in the right way, pinning down your growth goals and having a clear vision for the business from the outset is vital. You may want to increase profits and create an income that supports your lifestyle, or you are...

However big or small your company, business meetings are likely to be an inevitable and regular part of your working week – but are you getting the most from these meetings? For operational decisions to be made, marketing campaigns planned, or sales initiatives cooked up, you...

What is self-awareness? Self-awareness is developing a deeper understanding of your strengths, weaknesses, personality type, motivators, stressors, values, inner critic, and behavioural tendencies. It’s paying better attention to what you think and feel, and how you behave. Having better self-awareness makes it easier for us to understand...