The 5 Best Business Management Apps for Tradies

The less paperwork you have to deal with, the better, right? After all, trying to manage paperwork while you’re on the go or on the job site can get tricky and time consuming. Meanwhile, leaving it until the end of your shift can add hours to the end of your work day - or your weekend.

Instead, a smarter way to manage the administrative side of your trade or construction business is to...

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5 Accounting Tips to Keep your Tradie Business in the Green

Are you a tradie looking to grow your trade business? Financial ratios are information-packed tools that can help you understand the overwhelming bits of data in your company’s financial statements.

Knowing how to select the right tidbits of information, when to combine with other KPIs, and how to interpret the resulting ratio is as much an art as it is a science. It is undoubtedly one of the...

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Losing the Screwdriver on your Business

Are you making any of these five mistakes in your trade business? Read on more to find what you can avoid.  

 

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Communicating During a Pandemic

 

Most small business owners face a time in their career when they have to communicate in ways or about topics they aren't comfortable with. COVID-19 has put small business owners in the position of having many conversations that are uncomfortable and stressful. 

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4 Accounting Mistakes That Will Cost You

An international bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business.

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Advisor liability risk from super death benefit nominations

 

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Leasing new business premises? DON’T sign that Offer to Lease…

by Stephen Gethin | Jan 27, 2020 | Blog, Lease, Business

When selecting new leased premises, tenants must be careful of two critical issues in the ‘Offer to Lease’ (OTL). The commercial rental market is now very tenant-favoured in many areas of Perth. Many tenants think they have done a great job by beating the landlord down on rent and negotiating a large fit-out contribution or a long rent-free period. Feeling satisfied with themselves, they then...

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When should you update your Will?

by Stephen Gethin | Oct 17, 2019 | Blog

While no list can capture every scenario where changing your will would be desirable, the list below covers most cases where updating your will would be advisable, in addition to the obvious one: if it no longer reflects your wishes.

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Insurance in Superannuation – The hidden trap that could leave you vulnerable

by Louise Davies | Oct 02, 2019 | Blog

Many Australians have a false belief that the insurance policy they hold within their superannuation funds will protect them when they need it most.  

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Understanding Your Pension after Retirement in Australia

by Melvyn Gilbert | Sep 18, 2019 | Blog

Are you looking to retire soon? - Knowing how much you’ll need to live comfortably in retirement can be a challenge.

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