How to avoid the small business Bad Debt cycle

Are your Bad debts out of control and destroying your business? You’ve decided to start your day with a coffee and your aged debtor’s list. You could have chosen a more enjoyable exercise. Fourteen clients owe a total of $36,875 and the rent is due next week. A paralysing sensation…

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Life after divorce is a difficult time for all involved

Life after divorce means a new set of rules for you and your partner. The emotional churning you are subjected to during divorce and property settlement can be hell. But consider how challenging all of this can be for your kids. Most don’t understand what’s happened to you or them….

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Balance your work mobile phone policy

Is it time to re-think your work mobile phone policy? Do you provide your employees with a mobile phone? Have you got a stated work mobile phone policy? Is it spoken about during their induction period or at reviews? Do you encourage or even expect them to answer their mobile…

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Remember your Pet in your Will

So who will care for your best friend? What protection have you given your Pet in your Will? I can still remember the time when the family dog lived under the house or in a more grand position on the corn sack on the verandah. Well fortunately for our pets,…

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Are your People Management Skills being tested?

Better People Management skills generate new opportunities. What a start to the day! You’re running late, the phone is ringing and a trusted employee is waiting at your office door. The nervous look on their face is a worry. The conversation doesn’t start well. The gist is … they want…

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Don’s Dynamite – February 2016

Oh, what a tangled web we weave……………..the next installment of the pantomime! Well the end of March beckons and so do the signs erected around the local authority area. The hopefuls are making their promises – the promises they won’t be able to keep because there is no block to…

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What business structure works best for you?

Does the business structure you choose matter? In a word or two – Absolutely!  Without Doubt! Whether you’re running a business or protecting your assets from risk – your Business Structure Counts. Your lawyer or trusted advisor will tell you this without equivocation. BUT from a tax perspective, it is also…

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Divorce and Children – 3 rules around time decisions

Life after a divorce is a difficult time for all involved. It’s especially challenging for your children.  Most don’t understand what’s happened to you or them. You’re asking your children to make difficult choices or even forcing change on them.  Suddenly, they are out of the family home and sharing…

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Facing a relationship breakdown? Seek a trusted Advisor

A relationship breakdown can be an awful time for all involved. There are so many things to consider, so many questions to answer. One question leads to another, and they all race through your head at once. What do you do next? You’re feeling helpless, confused, angry, embarrassed and quite…

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