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Working mum with child

Now is the perfect time to buy a franchise

Franchising allows a business to operate under the established brand of another business. You (the franchisee) can sell their products and/or services for a ...
change career

Now is a great time to review your career or change jobs

If you are thinking about a career change but have been putting it off, now is the time to make the move. COVID-19 has ...
dressmaker

The perfect time to start a business is right now!

The best time to begin a new business venture in Australia is right now! Starting a business is never easy. A whopping 90% of ...
Virtual Office

Would a virtual office suit my business?

A virtual office provides businesses with the advantages of a prestigious address, landline phone numbers and team support without committing to dedicated office space. ...
rent

Negotiate a discount for prepaying 12 month’s rent

Subject to having the available funds, prepaying 12 month’s rent in advance has the following benefits: A 5-10% discount on the years rent expense ...
Employee Agreements

All employees should sign an employment agreement

A written employment agreement is used to outline the wages and conditions for employees and will include information such as employer and employee details, ...
Referral Network

How to Build a Referral Network

Word-of-mouth referrals are the number one method professional services firms get leads and gain new business. As 82% of business owners use referrals from ...
shop front tax practice

Shop-Front Ground Level ‘Vs’ First-Floor Accounting Practices

We often get asked as to what is the percentage of walk-ins for shop fronts compared to say first floor or upper-level offices when ...
Google posts

Competitive Advantage for Accountants that use Google’s New Posts Feature

If you own a small accounting practice, you would know that a Google Maps listing is essential for your business to be found online. ...
client satisfaction

Five Factors Affecting Client Retention

The five factors affecting client retention are client satisfaction, client delight, client switching costs, client relationships, and client service standards. Client satisfaction - Unsatisfied ...