Small business

Dr Jonathan King finds himself at the forefront of a seismic shift in improving rural mental health.

Lysn and learn: telehealth startup targets rural mental health


The risk management plan Ron Flood CPA devised years earlier provided business continuity while he underwent cancer treatment.

When illness strikes: How a risk management plan for your accounting practice pays off


The fiercely determined and furiously busy Dr Angie Lang: creator of Swirlit, dental surgeon, self-described inventor and one of Richard Branson's Change Makers Rule Breakers.

A soft drink that's good for your teeth? Enter Swirlit.


'Imagine what you could achieve if you had someone you could trust to take care of all your office essentials.

6 ways your partnership with Officeworks is better for business


One of the greatest challenges of having a business based on a subscription model is figuring out exactly what the business is worth.

What you need to know about subscription business models


Lightspeed offers CRM and inventory within the point-of-sale system. Sophisticated data analytics are a potential source of customer data for retail businesses.

New to data analytics? These tools can get you started.


What sets franchises apart from other SMEs is the legal relationship between franchisee and franchisor.

Servicing franchises is a savvy business opportunity for accountants


Accountant Brent Szalay FCPA uses the quiet January period to run planning sessions for the year ahead with Seiva’s management team.

Accountants share their 2019 business tips


Matthew O’Meara CPA is in the process of merging two complementary companies.

Mapping a business merger in caravanning


The end of the year is a good time to take stock, and to take steps to improve your accounting firm's staff engagement.

Year end: a time for client and staff engagement


Isaak Dury, TidyHQ’s CEO and founder.

Volunteering to help the volunteers


Public practitioners should allow three to five years to “get their house in order” before selling a business.

Getting your public practice ready for succession or sale


It’s vital that all smaller public practices and many of their SME clients have in place a current incident response plan for data breaches.

Data breach response plans are no longer optional for public practices. Here’s what yours needs.


Nick Preston CPA is a big fish in the barramundi game.

Humpty Doo Barramundi: Nick Preston CPA helps fish farm flourish


"The moment you think you’re successful is the moment where your competitors start to outperform you", says Jimmy Wu.

Data sweet spot for coffee chain


Alex Badran (left) and Mario Hasanakos, co-founders of Spriggy, a mobile app and prepaid debit card that teaches children to be smart about money.

The app that teaches kids to be money smart


Playing a pivotal role in their clients’ professional lives allows accounting firms to move away from simply crunching numbers and transition to a business advisory role.

4 strategies to help your accounting clients grow their business


ERP software companies are pitching cloud ERP to smaller businesses that have created a solid product or service and are looking for a technology platform to support their growth.

The ERP buyer's shortlist: which software is right for you?


Digital payment options are popular in Asia and are helping to improve business cash flow.

科技促增长:推动或小微企业快速发展


A lot of practitioners would favour the internal succession route, but you have to get the right person.

Succession planning for accounting firms: Is internal succession the best option?


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