How Mortgage Choice in Gippsland can help businesses recover from Bushfires

To say it’s been a difficult summer is a massive understatement. Australia’s bushfire crisis has impacted entire communities with significant damage to property, land, stock and businesses. In those areas most affected by bushfires, small businesses typically form the backbone of local economy.  And they’ve been doing it tough. That’s why Mortgage Choice brokers are…

The six Cs of starting up a business: Common sense

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The six Cs you need to successfully start up a new business are: Creativity Common sense Courage Commitment/resilience adaptability to Change Communication. I have already dealt with the first C on the list, Creativity, in a previous article in Gippsland Business Connect. The second C is: Common sense When planning to start a new business,…

Do You Know Your Numbers? If you’re a business owner, you should.

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Most successful business owners are great at what they do. They know their product, they believe in it and can effectively create value for their customer and subsequently generate revenue. There are a number of reasons why people go into business for themselves – they see a gap in a market, they understand and are…

How to ensure you’re meeting ATO requirements when hiring contractors

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All businesses or companies that hire contractors, as well as the contractors themselves, need to be aware of the Australian Tax Office (ATO) definition of: ‘contractor’, as opposed to ’employee’, and ‘contractor/client relationship’ as opposed to ’employee/employer relationship’. Reading these articles will make sure you know everything you need to know about meeting the ATO’s…

So why are a lot of small business struggling to embrace technology?

Were always connected. Over the years I have always embraced technology, from my early days of computing with the Sinclair ZX81 computer to today’s modern “always connected” world. Since turning 50 last year, my body has decided to throw a few curved balls at me and again I find myself embracing technology, albeit personal health technology!…