Business Blog.

Keep up to date with a wide variety of business topics. this will help in business and every day life.
To subscribe to our Business Blog click here.

Tracking your online success with Google Analytics

In the digital world, your company website is your main ‘shop window’ and will be the focus of much of your sales, marketing, and social media promotional activity. Do you know how your website is performing, and where online visitors come from?

5 Tips for Goal Setting for the Year

Effective goal setting will help you get the very best out of the year. Whether you want to grow your business or take more time for yourself, our five goal setting tips can help you achieve your long-term plans.

Automation can ease your business workload

According to recent research small and medium-sized businesses are spending on average 120 hours a year on admin tasks. Technology and software automation can go a long way towards automating the low-level admin tasks.

Christmas Parties, Gifts and FBT

By D'Lene Browning

Christmas is just around the corner. Make sure to consider tax implications as you plan your business end of year function and gifts for employees and valued clients. 

Small Business and Government Contracts - where do I start?

There are a significant number of major projects happening in our region. These projects provide great opportunities for our local businesses across many industries. Do you feel like you don’t know about opportunities, or you don’t know how to apply to be involved?

Company Director ID Number

Earlier this year ASIC and the ATO announced that all company Directors will be required to hold a Director Identification Number (Director ID). Read more about how and when to apply.

What Small Business Can Learn from Their Competition

They say competition is fierce, but we think it provides an opportunity for a business to learn and obtain insights. Find out what invaluable information you can gain from your competitors.

Building Your Most Important Asset – Your Team

From team-building exercises to managing personalities and resolving issues, building a winning team is invaluable for your business, where you’re only as good as the team around you.

Your Small Business Can Compete Against Large Retailers

As a small business, do you ever feel that competing against larger retailers is a daunting prospect? Maybe a shift in thinking is needed. There are advantages to being small that may surprise you.

Creating a Small Business Budget

Make sure you set your small business budget! It's a great way to eliminate wasteful spending and get to profitability faster. Setting a budget isn't complicated but it can still help to involve an expert.

Safeguarding Your Business

Small business is all about relationships. But when these go wrong, it is devastating. Ensure you have the systems in place to routinely look at where your money’s going in order to safeguard your business and your relationships.

Reminder: New Rules for Casual Employment and Conversion to Permanent Employment

Reminder to Employers: the Casual Employment Information Statement (CEIS) available from the Fair Work Ombudsman is now to be provided to existing casual workers as soon as possible after 27 September 2021.