12-steps for hiring employees, the basics

Hiring employees can be extremely time-consuming, but it’s important if you want to grow your business. If you get the process right, you’ll ensure you hire the right people. And if you look after your employees, they’ll stay with you longer and your business will perform better. Here are 12 steps to follow in your … Read more

Networking can get your business noticed

It can lead to referrals, valuable business opportunities and increased sales. But it can be daunting to put yourself out there, and tricky to get right. We’re lucky enough to have several organisations you can join in with engage other like-minded people. from Young Business Edge, Albury Northside Chamber, Business Wodonga or  Business Women Albury … Read more

Are you potential customers on the line & hook?


The people who answer your phone are responsible for the first impression of your brand. A sour phone interaction could lead to a prospect defriending your business. Have an open conversation about how to address callers to position your business as being considerate, empathetic and helpful. We’re looking to build long term customer friendships; it’s … Read more

2019 Financial Statements & Business Tax Returns Year End


To assist us in preparing your 2019 Financial Statements and Income Tax Returns, we have a Year End Questionnaire here. It is important that your records are complete and that any supporting documentation is included before forwarding to us. Filling in the questionnaire will help you identify transactions and any accounting issues that may arise … Read more

Self-employed, keep your Tax and expenses in or for your Tax Return


Contracting or freelancing requires you to wear a lot of hats. Relationship-building, keeping track of your time, marketing your skills and actually doing the work. But one of your priorities should also be establishing how you handle your money and setting the groundwork for good habits. Understand your deductions Before you start, it’s essential to … Read more

It’s time to see what’s different in an accountant


The best accountants can do much more than just tax and compliance work for your business. They’re troubleshooters and strategic advisors for small business. Basically, having an accountant means that you can operate your business with more clarity and confidence. Whether you’re working to get a startup off the ground, or taking the reins of … Read more