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Ways To Get More Profit From Your Business - Charter Partners In Brisbane

15 Ways To Get More Profit From Your Business

Sales or business development is the backbone of any business. Without sales, any business won’t have the capacity to operate, hire people or buy equipment. If your business can’t make profits that match your expenses there may not be a future for your business. Most people think cutting fixed expenses can help. Sure, it will, but for how long will you do that before it affects revenue generation which eventually affects your business’ ability to achieve the gross profit you

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Employee Share Schemes For Start-ups - Charter Partners In Brisbane

The Low Down On Employee Share Schemes For Startups

In a startup environment, it’s not uncommon to find employees who want to grow with your business regardless of the challenges that your business may be facing. Such employees get sold to your business’ idea and want to be part of the journey as they see potential growth. For such employees, rewarding them for sticking by your side through the hardships and for their dedication by using the Employee Share Scheme (ESS) method can not only help boost their morale

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WorkCover Queensland – Wages Definition Manual

Your accident insurance policy – which covers your business for the cost of any work-related injuries – is due for renewal. To ensure you are covered for another year, you need to declare your wages information by 31 August 2017. It is important to understand who you should cover for workers’ compensation and what wages you need to declare. WorkCover Queensland has made changes to the wages definition, increased the early payment discount and more, see below: What’s new this

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What Is a Fair and Reasonable Rate for Accounting Work?

Every business benefits from the professional skills of a qualified accountant, so it is important for owners to establish a good working relationship with a trusted accountant early in the life of their business. Like any other product or service, these skills come at a cost. Just as an astute purchaser would shop around before buying a big-ticket consumer item, so too should a business owner do a “value for money” comparison when choosing an accountant. To be effective, the relationship between

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Is Your Business Faltering? The Answers May Be Here

No one who goes into business does so expecting to fail, but unfortunately, that is the outcome for many business owners. Several causes keep recurring in the many studies made into small business failures. These are bad management, failure to plan, lack of capital, the wrong business structure and failure to seek professional advice. Why do these businesses fail while others trade successfully for many years, providing employment for staff and financial security for the owners? After many years of experience

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