December is full of parties and celebrations. As a small business owner you might be on the ‘flat out’ side of the coin or the ‘winding down’ side—either way, make sure you get to celebrate and relax at some stage. Being in small business is hard work—being the boss with all responsibility can be wearing.
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In this article Kim Packer from J and K Law shares her Top 3 Must Haves for small business owners in Australia to keep you and your business on the right side of the law. Getting your business structure right and having it properly documented There are a number of legal entities that you can
Sorted. Small Business Check In previous quarter review Work through this quarterly review check list of suggested topics: Personal check in 12-month plan check in Budget vs actual reporting Marketing leads and sales stats Savings for liabilities Risk review Clear focus for the next quarter Systems check in
When October 1st clicks around, Christmas Eve is 85 days away. This gives you plenty of time to get organised and make this Christmas the best ever for your business. For small business owners, Christmas delivers a mixed blessing. It can be the busiest time of year for those in retail and hospitality and for
If your business will be disrupted in some way by the Christmas, New Year and summer holiday season, then make sure you are prepared for it. If your business goes quiet, what steps do you need to take in order to reduce your overheads, do you need to have money saved to cover you throughout
Starting a business is an exciting time. There are so many things to think about but you don’t want to miss any of the vital steps. I’d like to talk about a couple of the important things from an accounting perspective. Please remember, as always, that your own personal situation is going to be different
This financial year make sure you know exactly what you will owe and save up for it. I find a simple approach is to have an online business savings account and each month work out how much BAS you will need to be paying, how much tax you need to be saving and any large
A leading cause of company failure in Australia that has been swapping between first and second place over the last seven years is ‘poor strategic management of business’. I find this very interesting. In fact, the top five nominated causes are all within the business owners’ control, with only the sixth being ‘poor economic conditions’.
My three top tips Pick a productivity platform Get the right tools Protect your business 1. Pick a productivity platform - Office 365 or G Suite? Both Office 365 and G Suite provide the power of $100’s of dollars of cloud apps, in a single unified platform. Sorted is on Office 365, however other businesses
The last thing you want to experience is an IT failure, especially when you are busy. This month, take some time to reflect and review your IT systems. Is your small business protected from being hacked, data corruption or data loss? What measures can you put in place to reduce the risk of it