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Board Reporting: Why It’s Important and How to Do It Properly

4 October 2022

In an age where companies are consistently being scrutinised by national regulators, board reporting has become more important than ever before. Regardless of your company’s size, ensuring that information is properly conveyed to the board of directors is essential for the organisation to work properly and legally. Boards will generally perform to the best of…

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Directors’ Duties in Australia: Do You Know Yours?

19 September 2022

Directors’ Duties in Australia: Do You Know Yours? “Never before in Australian history had so much money been channelled … into the hands of so many people incompetent to manage it“. Trevor Sykes, the Bold Riders, on the corporate collapses of the 1980s and 1990s Australia’s corporate environment is strictly regulated, imposing a great degree…

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Your Guide to IPOs in Australia: How the Process Works & How to Get a Listing

31 August 2022

Initial public offerings (IPOs) can be a highly effective way to raise capital and grow your company in a competitive modern economy. Launching an IPO in Australia is a complex process with many moving parts, but it can be significantly rewarding if executed correctly. Indeed, once your company is listed it has the ability to…

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7 Best Expense Trackers for Business Owners (Updated for 2022)

15 August 2022

Let’s face it. As a business owner, sorting through receipts and invoices is time-consuming, frustrating and incredibly dull. Your focus should be on scaling your business – not on labouring over crumpled pieces of paper and scouring through emails looking for receipts you were issued over the past year. Having the right expense tracker in…

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The Corporate Structure: Roles of a Director, Secretary & Other Executives

1 August 2022

It can be quite difficult to keep up with the Australian corporate landscape. There are CEOs, COO, secretaries, directors and a handful of others. What do they all do? What are the differences between all of these different types of executives? Does the difference even matter? These terms exist because of the concept of corporate…

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Company Directors: Either Pay for an Expert or Pay More in the Long Run

18 July 2022

If you’re the director of an Australian company (no matter how large or how small), then it’s tempting to do everything yourself internally. You have employees to do the job, so there’s no point paying an expensive third-party professional to do it for you. Whether it’s management consulting, accounting, legal, compliance or marketing, there are…

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The Importance of a Compliance Committee (and Taking Detailed, Accurate Minutes)

4 July 2022

Compliance committees perform a central function to the operation of Australian registered schemes. They are designed to ensure such schemes are compliant with Australian corporations law and the compliance plans that are made under that law. In a time when the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) is cracking down on companies and schemes for…

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What are the rules for being a resident director?

20 June 2022

When it comes to running a company in Australia, you’ll have to comply with strict legislative and regulatory requirements. Companies here are regulated by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), which contains a range of stringent rules enforced by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), the country’s primary corporate watchdog. One of those rules is…

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The Importance of Budgeting when Running a Company

8 June 2022

It takes more than just a vision to achieve success as a business owner. You have to achieve your company’s objectives through executing a solid plan – a plan that involves a detailed budget for your  entire operation. It’s easier said than done for most people. Budgeting requires extensive research and analysis of industry trends,…

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The Australian Financial Services Licence: What It is, How to Get One & When You Need One

23 May 2022

The Australian financial services market is heavily regulated in Australia – and one of the most basic requirements is the need to hold an Australian Financial Services Licence. This is the licence required by entities to conduct a business involving the provision of financial services and products. Below, we’ll outline what an Australian Financial Service…

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