As you must have already heard, the 2020 budget was all about “JOBS”. A great deal of emphasis was placed on creating new jobs and helping individuals who lost their jobs due to COVID get back into work sooner.   The main buzz in the industry before the budget was even released circled the…

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Our Budget 2020 announcement summary The Budget was “all about jobs” (including creating new jobs and getting the unemployed back into work again) and getting the economy moving again. Some great news – tax cuts to individual tax rates. Bring forward of the second stage of the personal tax cuts by 2 years to 1…

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  Running a business can be time-consuming and if you are like most business owners, you want to spend your time improving sales and looking at the big picture. Your relationship with your accountant should provide you with clarity and satisfaction that you are structured in a way that best suits your circumstances and sheds…

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How to get more sales from your website Do you have a website that really sells? If not here are some tips to make your website work better. Have your website traffic analysed, as to where visitors are tracking to. See where most interest is going and where they are abandoning. Are they clicking on…

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Good news the instant asset write off for 20k is now 30k. As we have explained before, it is a tax deduction for small business and not a refund. Small business means you must have turnover of less than $2m. Small businesses can immediately deduct one or more assets costing less than $20,000 purchased (ready…

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tips to improve your sales meeting conversions Here are some tips on the topic how to successfully turn your sales or lead meeting into more new business Have a good preparation for your meeting, including having a standard question base to do a great needs analysis on the client, this will sell you well as…

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Tips on making sure you don’t undersell the value of your goods or services Have you ever had a customer or client wanting to bargain down your price or quote to a offensively low level, but you haven’t really known how to assert or defend the value of your price or quote. This month, our…

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This month, our business networking group discussed ways of how to stay motivated in your business and career. This was a great discussion and revealed many of us having our ups and downs on the motivational front. 1.Keep a scoreboard at regular intervals such as monthly, sitting with someone else and discussing financial performances is…

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End of Year Xero Payroll Tips With the year end fast approaching it is time to think about your employees’ payment summaries. To avoid busy time the end of financial year, here are some tips on what you can do now to prepare for the things that are due soon. Auto Super For Xero Payroll…

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Here are some tips on the topic of using Facebook for business. Let’s say that Facebook isn’t for everyone, but even if you do not have your own personal Facebook account – someone else can do this for your business provided it works for your business. Try delegating it to someone who loves facebook but…

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Here are some tips and knowledge on the topic of how to successfully delegate:. If you are a micro-business or a one-man band and you have no one to delegate to, you can still delegate to someone such as virtual personal assistant or find some of the most time-consuming tasks and pay someone to do…

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Our recent business networking meeting discussed the topic of how to save time. Our business owners gave us their tips on how to save time in our professional lives. Train and delegate to staff. Discipline yourself to begin to show your staff how to do things and eventually they will be able to take care…

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This month, our business networking group discussed ways of how to measure business or financial performance. This was a great discussion and revealed many new benchmark ways business owners are using to monitor the performance of a business or financial lives. Look at your profits and numbers, do this at least monthly or quarterly. Remember…

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Romeo enjoyed Ayers Rock in Dec 2014. People always believe that successful business owners are those who hardly have time to take a break from the business. It’s not true actually, holiday is a necessity for happiness and general wellbeing, a great opportunity to spend some time with families friends and is vital for ongoing…

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