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08-Jul-2020 YBM

Tax tips when you’re working from home.

The ATO’s new Shortcut Method has been designed to help people working from home claim quickly and easily during the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading

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17-Jun-2020 YBM

Could ‘covid-recovery’ be as simple as a cash flow budget?

A cash flow budget is a very important place to start your Covid-19 recovery. Continue reading

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08-Jun-2020 Practiceplus

7 Tips for Making the Most of Remote Work in 2020

To help, we’ve put together seven of the best tips and tricks to running a modern workplace that encourages employee participation and dials the perks of remote work up to 11. Continue reading

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04-Jun-2020 Practiceplus

Is Planning Important for Your Business?

Here’s why you should keep planning as a cornerstone of your business processes Continue reading

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04-Jun-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus – up to $25,000 grants for home builders and renovators.

‘HomeBuilder’, the government’s COVID-19 stimulus for the construction industry, opens today! Continue reading

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02-Jun-2020 Practiceplus

Should you outsource to experts?

Not sure if outsourcing business tasks is worth your while? Here are some benefits of outsourcing your work Continue reading

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25-May-2020 Practiceplus

Rate of COVID-19 job losses slows

The rate of job losses as a result of the economic downturn has slowed down, with the number of Australians out of work suppressed to under a million, according to new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Continue reading

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21-May-2020 Practiceplus

7 Tips for Making the Most of Remote Work in 2020

The modern workforce is increasingly remote, and that’s significantly changing the way teams and leadership interact, solve problems, and get the day’s work done. Trying to run remote work as a traditional office will not only introduce a wide range … Continue reading

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20-May-2020 YBM

Support our team and set us a challenge!

Our dedicated team are keen for you a set them a challenge to help raise money for MS. As many of our friends and clients are well aware, we love clocking up the kilometres for a good cause! So, this … Continue reading

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14-May-2020 Practiceplus

Why a pandemic is a good time to test new ideas

All businesses experience risk. Government restrictions can be a risk. An economic downturn can be a risk. A slowdown in freight movement can be a risk. Kyla Kirkpatrick, founder and CEO of Emperor Champagne, speaks about innovating during a pandemic Continue reading

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11-May-2020 Practiceplus

Turning on the taps: JobKeeper hotlines, Australian loans, government aid and cash flow

The government is providing critical financial support for eligible businesses and their employees through the JobKeeper stimulus package. Continue reading

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04-May-2020 Practiceplus

Guide to detecting scam emails

When you receive an email, and it seems suspicious, take the time to look into its different elements. Continue reading

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28-Apr-2020 Practiceplus

Guide to creating a business plan

These two steps are the foundation of your business plan. Without them, it will be challenging to create one. But why should you bother with a business plan? Continue reading

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24-Apr-2020 Practiceplus

Do you need an Accountant for your startup?

Working with an accountant during the early stages of your start-up ensures you have the right foundations for your business. Continue reading

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22-Apr-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus – JobKeeper Nitty Gritty

Further clarification on the $130 billion helping hand for businesses and their employees Continue reading

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16-Apr-2020 Practiceplus

3 Ways You Can Empower Your Remote Employees

Companies that offer remote work, but don’t have tools or processes in place, may suffer from communication gaps. Continue reading

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15-Apr-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus – How to claim your JobKeeper payment

A simple guide for businesses that explains how and when to claim. Continue reading

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14-Apr-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus – Working from home

An explanation of what you can claim from the tax office while working from home. Continue reading

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09-Apr-2020 Practiceplus

Six steps to build an effective business continuity plan

A business continuity plan (BCP) is a comprehensive plan with contingencies for business processes, assets, human resources, and business partners in case of an emergency. Continue reading

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03-Apr-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus – NSW government grants for battling businesses

Grants of up to $10,000 to provide fast relief for NSW small businesses battling the effects of COVID-19 Continue reading

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03-Apr-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – Changes to SMSFs

As part of the response to COVID-19, the ATO has announced some potential relief for a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) that rents a commercial property to a related party’s business. Continue reading

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31-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – JobKeeper payments

A $130 billion helping hand for businesses and their employees Continue reading

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28-Mar-2020 Practiceplus

Fundraise your business & own majority shares? Yes you can

I do remain my own boss. And this is worth taking the challenge! Continue reading

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25-Mar-2020 Practiceplus

7 steps to manage Payroll Year End with Xero

First things first, grab a cup of tea. Continue reading

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24-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – Full details of economic response

A complete overview of the Federal Governments support package. Continue reading

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24-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – Social Security & JobSeeker Payments

The JobSeeker Payment has been expanded to include sole traders, the self-employed, casual workers and contract workers who meet the income tests as a result of the economic downturn due to the coronavirus. Continue reading

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24-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – Collaboration with banks to boost working capital

Businesses getting bank loans to tide them over and boost their working capital will now have 50% guaranteed by the government and a repayment holiday of 6 months. Continue reading

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24-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – Instant asset write off

Its official! The instant asset write-off for this financial year is now $150,000 and the eligibility has been expanded. Continue reading

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24-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – ATO assistance offering

For taxpayers having financial difficulties as a result of the economic downturn caused by Coronavirus, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will provide support. This includes more time to pay their tax debt and payment plans that may have zero or low interest. Continue reading

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23-Mar-2020 YBM

Coronavirus Stimulus Package – Superannuation

As part of the new Economic stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced on 22 March 2020, early access to superannuation may be available to those affected by COVID-19. Continue reading