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Finance in the time of hardship
Borrowing money may not solve your problem.
Most businesses we work with find a way to solve problems than just borrowing money. Think about it – if you borrow money and haven’t considered the options, you may continue to do what caused the problem in the first place and have a new debt. If you think “debt consolidation” will somehow solve your […]
What’s the best way for a business to deal with inflation?
Good Morning – all our clients would now understand that inflation is a part of our economy and business life we need to manage. The following we know can help you. The best way to use the below “inflation hacks” is to go through and pick out 3 to 4 things that you can easily do […]
Throwing money at a tax debt isn’t a strategy; it’s just plain stupid. A tax debt says there is a problem here; get that fixed first
Our company has spent years negotiating with the ATO. If they hear a story to be reasonable and they think there is a plan in place – then they give time. (If they don’t phone back in and talk to a different case manager) Tax debt doesn’t mean a big rush to an insolvency firm […]
Tactic can drive strategy – you must be aware of the little things – but don’t let personal culture ruin it
I can tell you this story as it occurred a long time ago but is as relevant today as when it occurred 20 years ago. I had by then in our accounting and consultancy business developed a matrix plan (we still use) for businesses that allows us to find new profits and strategies by looking […]
Dollar got the blues
dollar got the bluesgettin lower every daydollar got the bluesgettin lower every dayi wanna do something about itfolks if i only had my way used to be 2 for 1now it’s 1 for 2used to be 2 for 1now it’s 1 for 2what in the world are we poor people gonna do? As the Reserve […]
“Everything has gone through the roof.”
Speaking with a client who runs several food outlets in SydneySpeaking Now is a time to be sensible. Foodstuff prices are rising, and in our conversation yesterday, we also talked about chicken, beef, and the lack of lettuces from the marketplace. We also talked about price rises that the market will stand. Having been hammered […]
This affects all businesses. From our CEO Gavin Waring
I appreciate that not all our clients are builders or tradespeople. But we have enough of you to make this a critical blog, as well the effects of the problems in the housing market will blowback on the economy and affect all our clients. Below are comments and reports on Metricon. The company probably stayed ahead of […]
Let’s talk to single-operator business owners
On June 30, 2021, there were 2,402,254 actively trading businesses in the Australian economy. Of these, 62% or 1,416,664 of these enterprises are single operator businesses. Most businesses in Australia are enterprises run by one person. If you are in this group you are part of a significant contributor to our economy. Do you fall within […]
Some thoughts about Finance
Invoice Finance – No, it’s not factoring.
It may look like Factoring, but it’s not. And that the problem we sometimes have in explaining what the difference between invoice finance and what a factoring company does is the foremost hurdle to presenting to clients why we think Invoice finance is better. What Invoice finance does is finance one invoice. Just one, and when […]
Message to Client 3 – Hoops and grief – but it may be for you
We are always reluctant about talking about Government-assisted loans because There are more hoops than you can imagine jumping through. The application raises hope, and remember this isn’t like the stimulus package; you still must get through the finance company and In the end, for every $1,000 you borrowed, you had a $1,000 worth of […]
March 2021 and March 2022
As this blog is about a prediction for the above dates. My predictions come from my personal and business experience, as well as operating Your Business Angels through downturns and calamities other global downturns that we seemed to miss for reasons such as a mining boom and often just luck. It has been a long […]
Australia is awash with money. Can you dive in and get yours? There is a lot to keep doing.
If you have an empty swimming pool and put a tap in it, connect that tap to a water source and turn that tap on, you will fill the swimming pool with water. It will be awash with water. That is pure science. If you have a country and the government of that country pour […]
Something we need to talk about in time of trouble
The Australian Government has temporarily changed bankruptcy law to help protect people who are facing unmanageable debt as a result of the economic impacts of COVID-19. If you’re a sole trader, or operating a business as a partnership, you could face personal bankruptcy if you can’t pay your debts. If you’re in financial difficulty you […]
Banks coming to the party – check your bank out
Considering the hiding they received from the Banking Royal Commission banks have quickly responded and have given a decent run down on what they can do for you. This anyway from checking out the big 4, but I also assume the smaller banks are doing the same. They also seem to make it clear that […]