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Since 1967, Arthritis NSW has helped to improve the lives of those suffering from arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, including those newly diagnosed and long-term sufferers. Formerly known as the Arthritis Foundation of NSW, the founder, the late Bruce Williams, hoped to provide people living with these conditions fellowship, social support and assistance with daily living, so that they may live with dignity and purpose.
The opening of the much-anticipated Sydney Metro Northwest combined with other major infrastructure developments, including improvements to major roads, has given a huge boost to business confidence in the Hills according to the 2019 Hills Performance Sentiment Index (PSI).
Bankruptcy is a concept that is frequently misunderstood, particularly given that in Australia it relates to the affairs of an individual as opposed to a company (noting in America the term is used for both). It can also conjure up in an uninformed individual's mind a range of emotions - many of which are incorrect. Findings from a recent and detailed study of bankruptcy in Australia present some useful information.
Not all shareholders agreements are the same. Many shareholders agreements provide for the value of exiting shareholders shares to be set by an accountant. Seems a fair and sensible way of obtaining a value. But, is it fair and sensible? How do accountants value a share in a propriety limited company?
This is one of the most popular deduction items that many people find useful. However, there are strict conditions imposed by the Australian Taxation Office that actually limit the availability of the amounts we can claim.
Every business owner should know the difference between 'profit' and 'cash flow'. Surprisingly, many business owners do not understand the difference. I'm often asked "how is it possible to make a profit when there is no money in my bank account?" At first it might seem like profit and cash flow measure the same thing - the financial health of your business. After all, for both it's a case of the more you have, the better your business is doing. But profit and cash flow are two different beasts, and it's important to know how each one affects your business.
Do you have empty seats to fill? Want to boost cash flow in your bar or restaurant, or simply increase your business network? In a constantly - shifting business world where new venues and opportunities are opening regularly, staying ahead of the competition isn't always easy. That's where Bartercard can assist and help you to stay ahead of the curve and attract new customers.
Are you looking for a new Christmas party location? Cropley House is perfect for all! Our combination of various spaces to choose from, old-world charm and professionalism will allow you and your staff to have a relaxed and enjoyable time. Our dedicated and highly skilled event planners will ensure your end of year Christmas party suits you, your budget and ends flawlessly.
A document management system can streamline your business processes, improving customer service, as well as your bottom line. Time is valuable and must be spent wisely for your organisation to be successful. The more clients you speak with, the more business you do. Income suffers if your employees are spinning their wheels lost in a sea of paperwork. Document management software eliminates this problem by facilitating the efficient management of both paper and electronic documents.
You can't blame Small Business Owners being a bit paranoid about the upbeat statements delivered by government spokespeople, headline figures, improving unemployment numbers and constant bombardment of positive news such as 12% house price growth being just around the corner. There is a lot of conflicting data out there in circulation - such as small businesses experiencing a 7.6% drop in sales over the 2018-2019 financial year 1. These figures are more reflective of economic uncertainty and probably resonate a little more with the typical small business owner. The question is what to do to get through the uncertain economic period?
Your place of work should be somewhere you're eager to get to, connect with colleagues and demonstrate your unique skills and expertise. Hopefully you can also head home at a reasonable hour, feeling healthy and fulfilled.
Sydney's Agribusiness Sector* is a dynamic movable feast and one that has caught the attention of policy makers and investors. Adding tremendous value, it has often been described as the 'multiplier' of agricultural production. With demand for high valued food increasing and consumer behaviours fuelling the growth of 'personalised and free-from foods' expectations are that the sector will grow significantly over the next 5-10 years.
Over the twenty-five (25) years that I have been advising individuals who have been in some form of financial difficulty, I believe between 15-20% of those bankruptcies to which I have been appointed could have been avoided if the individual had talked about their money problems early on with a qualified professional and put in place the right strategy to deal with their debts. So what should you do if you have money problems?
Most business people start out thinking that in business, they have the freedom to contract. They have the view as stated by Sir George Jessel MR in Printing and Numerical Registering Company v Sampson (1875) LR 19 Eq 462 at 465, over 140 years ago:
[I]f there is one thing more than another public policy requires it is that men of full age and competent understanding shall have the utmost liberty of contracting, and that their contracts when entered into freely and voluntarily shall be held sacred and shall be enforced by Courts of justice.