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Understanding employee entitlements is crucial

Monday 2 October, 2017

As an employer, one of your main obligations is to ensure Modern Awards are applied correctly throughout the workplace. Failure to do so could lead to you and your business being investigated and potentially fined. Read more.

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You are not your business, you're a stakeholder in it

Monday 2 October, 2017

People go into business predominantly for the benefit of their family and greater personal freedom and the core motivation for many is more around serving others and less about personal entitlement. So is it any wonder that many small business owners often slip and prioritise others to their personal and commercial detriment - and forget to pay themselves first? The result being business owners and directors seeing themselves as the funder and labour provider of last resort with low to no priority on the remuneration scale. Read more.

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STPR 5 - A summary of what you should know

Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Throughout this series on the changes to Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) we have covered how to get your business ready and what's changed and stayed the same.

Get the facts about the change and how STPR will impact your business from our partners BDO, watch the video now. Read more.

Small Businesses Welcome LNP Buy Local Policy

Monday 25 September, 2017

Small Businesses across Queensland will have welcomed the announcement by State Opposition Leader, Tim Nicholls MP, that, if elected, an LNP government would implement a Buy Local Policy for government contracts. Read more.

5 ways to reinvigorate Queensland Small Business

Thursday 21 September, 2017

The latest figures from Queensland Government’s Statistician’s Office paint a stark picture of the small business climate in Queensland, as the GFC, mining boom to bust, rising energy and business costs have taken their toll on the engine room of the state’s economy. Read more.

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Reclaim your time and get things done!

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

One of the most common stress points for a small business owner is a lack of time. “Reclaim your time, and life!” is a half-day workshop I run which helps business owners build an ideal work-life balance and get back their free time. With this workshop, I’ve written an eBook which highlights some top tips to get your time back. Read more.