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Being a small business means it is hard to get money from a bank, unless you take it on a secured basis, and usually against real estate and more commonly your own home.  This means that people are not able to get into running a...

Do you run a business that would like to bid on Commonwealth government contracts or is likely to do so in the future? From 1 July 2019, the government is seeking to exclude from the tender process those businesses that do not have a “satisfactory...

Cost control strategies should be part of an ongoing activity, not just considered once a year.  A good idea is to create a checklist of the key costs being incurred in the business with an analysis being performed on the cost and reviewed on an...

The progressive lowering of company tax rates may have the effect of locking the benefit of any tax paid at a higher rate in the franking account. A company pays tax at a certain rate on the income year and franking debits accrue at that...

Doesn’t it really “frost your cookies” that medium-sized businesses always seem to get left out of the most important decisions? Well, as it turns out, the medium-sized business sector has finally scored a big win! Many medium-sized companies will be perfect candidates for the concept that is...

Any Australian organisation that handles personal information could be captured under the notifiable data breaches scheme which requires organisations to notify individuals whose personal information is involved in a data breach that is likely to result in serious harm. This scheme usually applies to larger...