March 27, 2018 by Estelle McMillan
November 22, 2017 by Steph Young
As part of the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Act 2016, employers will be required to comply with the ATO’s Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR). The STPR will streamline the way that employers report tax and superannuation information to the ATO.
The compulsory switch will take place on 1 July 2018 for businesses who have more than 20 employees and from 1 July 2019 for businesses who have less than 20 employees.Read More›
September 26, 2017 by Jeremiah Thum
Can your prospects tell the difference between your company and its closest competitors? If not, it may be time to overhaul your marketing strategy.
In today’s society, it is easy for consumers to get lost in the noise of many companies marketing the same messages on a constant basis.Read More›
September 26, 2017 by Geoff Arnold
New Zealand is currently in the grip of “Election Fever”. From the outside looking in, the financial position of our close neighbours is very similar to that of our own in 2007 just before John Howard took us to the polls.
Their economy is strong, with the growth rate of 4%, unemployment is below 5%, and Government debt has reduced significantly. Put simply, New Zealand is in a boom.Read More›
July 27, 2017 by John Cox
Owners of small businesses often feel marginalised, working long hours in the business and after hours doing the bookkeeping. This often leaves the small business owner short of time to review their business performance and plan strategically for the growth and profitability of their operation.
One of the easiest ways to quickly plan for the future is to compare your business with other businesses of your size or those slightly larger, better or more profitable.Read More›
July 21, 2017 by Powers Finacial Group
In honour of National Farm Safety Week this week, we thought that it was important that farmers remained informed about the guidelines and important factors to consider when thinking about farm safety.
Farm Safety goes beyond the simple guidelines. Farmers need to reflect on all of their processes to ensure that they are maintaining good workplace health and safety practices across the board.Read More›
January 5, 2017 by Martin Pentecost
What a great way to see out 2016. Australian Primary Producers went into Christmas with a spring in their step and why wouldn’t they? Over 80% believe that 2017 will be as good, if not better, than 2016.
Whatever rural confidence survey you are looking at, confidence amongst Australian farmers is at an all-time high on the back of good seasonal conditions and solid commodity prices.Read More›
January 5, 2017 by James Keller