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Losing control over your finances? Enter the outsourced CFO

8 May 2024

Like many small business owners, losing control over your business’s finances is probably one of your biggest fears. Staying on top of the financial side of things can seem like a daunting and overwhelming prospect, particularly when you’re just starting out. It always seems like there’s so much to do and think about – from…

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Importance of Personal Time as a Business Owner

21 March 2023

Running a business is not easy. Many entrepreneurs feel like they literally need to sleep with one eye open because of all the worries rushing through their head. Their competitors are outselling them. Their leads are drying up.Somebody in their company is stealing from them. Their website has been hacked. If you fall into this…

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Leverage 101: What is Leverage and How to Scale a BusinessUsing It

7 March 2023

If you’re a business owner, you may have come across the concept of ‘leverage’ and may be wondering what the best way is to use to grow your business. The word “leverage” is thrown around a lot in business, making it sound more complicated that it is. But when properly understood, leverage is an extremely…

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What Is An Audit V2

What is an Audit? The Importance of Finance Auditing & Why Industry Specific Auditors are Vital

21 February 2023

There is a lot to consider when running a business. It’s imperative that your finances are in order and that there are no anomalies. That’s where an audit comes in. An audit goes over the financial records of your business with a fine tooth comb, and is generally conducted by a person from outside of…

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How to Build a Budget: Ultimate Guide for Business

7 February 2023

There are many things to consider when you run a business – from the daily operations and long-term business strategy to, of course, a budget. Budgeting isn’t just about bookkeeping. Without a budget, you’ll have no idea how your business is performing, whether you’re at risk of financial failure or whether you’re on track to…

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New Year, New You: Here’s 5 Questions You Must Ask In 2023

24 January 2023

The new year is before us, and now’s the time for us to start reflecting. What has been the best thing to happen to your business last year? What was something you felt could be improved upon? What was that one thing you wished you did but didn’t go ahead with? These are some of…

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Chart Of Accounts 101 What They Are Why Theyre Important V2

Chart of Accounts 101: What They Are & Why They’re Important

10 January 2023

Whenever you record a business transaction whether it’s an incoming or an outgoing it’s imperative that you record it in the right account. That might sound simple but there are some accounting procedures you need to follow. That is where the Chart of Accounts comes in. I think of the chart of accounts as buckets,…

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Management Reporting vs Board Reporting: What is the Difference?

14 November 2022

Sometimes, in the world of modern business, “management reporting” and “board reporting” are terms used interchangeably. But did you know there are key differences between them? While boards and management typically hold close ties to each other, their role, responsibilities and duties are actually quite different. That means that, when you’re reporting to each of…

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Everything You Need to Know About Payroll Tax

31 October 2022

When paying employees, it is important to know whether you are liable to pay payroll tax. This type of tax is treated differently across the various states and territories in Australia, so it’s important to know which regulations apply to your business. Failure to comply with your payroll tax obligations can lead to hefty penalties…

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The Role of Corporate Regulators in Australia: The ATO, ASIC, APRA & More

18 October 2022

Australia is home to some of the most stringent corporate regulation in the world. Companies are subject to a range of strict laws that regulate everything from complex taxation obligations to even how a directors’ meeting is called. Directors must follow statutory ‘directors duties’, financial advisors must follow the rules of their licence to the…

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