Top 10 tips for developing a business exit strategy: Business Succession and Estate Planning

30 May

Given all the hard work that building up a business takes, it can be hard to say goodbye – so it’s important to do it right.    Developing an exit strategy well in advance allows you to have control over your small business’s future while...[Read More]

Reasons why early estate planning is crucial

11 April

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all.   However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a...[Read More]

How to identify and choose the right business structure

4 April

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

Stronger data protections for voluntary digital IDs

3 April

A single digital ID will make it easier for Australians to verify their identity online and reduce the risk of privacy breaches, a minister says, as new laws clear a major hurdle. Legislation to set up a digital ID scheme passed the Senate on...[Read More]

Essential Checklist: Preparing for Your Will Drafting Session with a Lawyer

22 February

Preparing a will is an important step in managing your estate and ensuring your wishes are honoured after you pass away. Before meeting with a lawyer to draft your will, it’s beneficial to have several items prepared to make the process as smooth...[Read More]

Right to disconnect laws pass federal parliament

14 February

Employees will now have the right to disconnect from work out of hours, after industrial relations changes passed parliament. Under the workplace reforms, employees will have the right to ignore unreasonable calls and emails outside of their...[Read More]

Cyber hackers break into Victorian court recordings

3 January

Victoria’s court system has been hit by a cyber attack, with hackers accessing weeks worth of recorded hearings. Court Services Victoria was first made aware of the infiltration on December 21 but it’s believed the audio visual technology...[Read More]

How general insurance can help you

28 December

Risks such as accidents, calamities and medical emergencies can change your life, leaving you with debt and losses. For example, if a fire damages your home, you must use your savings to rebuild or seek help from friends and family if the house...[Read More]

Five ‘Must Dos’ for Employees Who Want to Become Business Owners

12 October

Are you ready to make the jump from employee to business owner? While starting your own business can seem daunting, there are lots of things you can do to improve your chances of success. Having an experienced mentor with an accounting background...[Read More]

Stress, Time, and Money: The Impact of Commercial Legal Disputes

5 October

In the complex world of business, commercial disputes are a common occurrence that can be both challenging and draining. Whether it involves a disagreement between two businesses or an issue with a supplier or client, commercial disputes are never...[Read More]

The importance of personalised advice in navigating ambiguous information

31 August

In an era saturated with information, the need for personalised advice tailored to an individual’s unique financial situation is paramount. Whether it’s in the business world, investment markets, or personal finance, we are bombarded with advice...[Read More]

When should one start thinking about Estate Planning?

24 August

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all. However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a smooth...[Read More]

Building the right business structure for success

10 August

Establishing a successful business relies heavily on laying a solid foundation through a well-structured framework. Making hasty decisions or improvising along the way in the business world can be inefficient, fraught with risk, and potentially lead...[Read More]

Calls for clarity after workplace law change confusion

2 August

Businesses are asking to be kept in mind as the federal government mulls a shake-up of employment laws. The “same job, same pay” legislation will plug a gap that allows businesses to negotiate an agreement with workers, then pay labour hire a...[Read More]

Family Law – a complex and stressful journey

20 July

Family law encompasses a wide range of legal issues, including divorce, child support, and custody, and navigating through these matters can be an intricate and emotionally challenging experience for all parties involved. In Australia, family law...[Read More]