Proposed changes to the federal government’s company tax cut could see some small businesses missing out.
Consumers know what they want and, increasingly, they want a business to understand them. That’s why big companies extending their reach across the globe won’t force out the niche players.
Jim O’Connor CPA got hands-on experience in his family’s grain silo business. Now he’s co-owner of a farm equipment firm as well as a craft brewery.
They innovate, they use digital marketing and they’re always looking for new opportunities. Learn from these successful small business owners in the Asia-Pacific region.
Bundaberg ginger beer has been slaking Queenslanders’ thirsts since 1960, and now this family business has gone international with its suite of soft drinks.
Solo founders may have a winning business idea, but investors tend to view the lack of a team to inform and support them as too risky an investment.
Outsourcing accounting work is nothing new, but Rohina Batra CPA and her team at CFO Plus provide small businesses and start-ups with an entire outsourced finance department.
New crowdfunding laws in Australia due to take effect in September aim to make it easier for small firms to raise funds from the public – but what about investor protections?
Family businesses are the backbone of the Australian economy, employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce. They also face unique challenges, with the dynamics of family relationships adding to the complexity of running a business.
Mixing family with business can be tricky, but there are certain frameworks that can be put in place to reduce tensions when disagreements arise.
Accountants who step in when business partnerships go sour can inadvertently make matters worse. At the first sign of trouble, call in the mediator.
Good planning when preparing your public practice for sale or handover can increase its value and help you to still do the best by your clients.
Real-time cashless payments, available 24/7, are reshaping the business landscape right around the globe.
It is crucial to understand the differences between employees and contractors because as an employer, you will be held responsible for getting it right.
The start of a new financial year is a good time to set business resolutions. To jump start your planning, CPA Australia has put together the following tips.
Small businesses may be eligible for a range of tax benefits. To assist, CPA Australia has put together the following tips.
Successfully engaging the next generation in a family business often depends on how well the parents accommodate the personal objectives of their children.
Phoenix companies arise from the ashes of collapses that leave creditors, customers and tax authorities owed money, but new moves to stop the serial offenders are being planned.
The small business ombudsman says big companies are sending Australia’s small businesses to the wall by not paying their bills on time. There are calls for the government to act.
Clients can be high maintenance, but it’s all about keeping them coming back for more. For market leaders like Apple, technology has changed customer service so that every phase of a customer’s experience is carefully planned and makes them feel valued.