Why Freelancers and Contractors are Good for Your Company

Why Freelancers and Contractors are Good for Your Company

The benefits to using people who also work other jobs THERE ARE ESTIMATED to be over 4 million Aussies working as freelancers. Of this, roughly 750,000 people work regular jobs but freelance on the side (which, needless to say, is a great way to break into freelancing...
Why Older People are Saving Startups

Why Older People are Saving Startups

The benefits to business of being over 45 I RECENTLY WROTE A BLOG post about why there’s a growing freelancer economy in Australia, which is being driven by the decreasing number of full time jobs. Freelancing and working as a contractor is popular among many young...
Why Are So Many Mums Starting Their Own Businesses?

Why Are So Many Mums Starting Their Own Businesses?

Have you got the makings of a mumpreneur? THERE IS A FAIRLY SIGNIFICANT gender imbalance when you look at the people holding executive positions in the corporate world. Sure, there are notable exceptions, but men in managerial positions in the workplace still...
The Risk-Free Way to Become a Freelancer

The Risk-Free Way to Become a Freelancer

Could freelancing be the most full proof way to start your own business? IF YOU’VE EVER DIPPED your foot into starting your own business, while keeping a steady income flowing from elsewhere, all at the same time, then you’re far from alone. During the...
She Shares “Sales Secrets” for Bookkeepers Starting New Business

She Shares “Sales Secrets” for Bookkeepers Starting New Business

Induction: a formalised, systemised way to educate and instruct ONLINE INDUCTIONS ARE WIDELY used for contractors who visit building sites or any other site where they perform work that can be risky, like plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing, security etc. Many...
Can You Ask Any Business Person What Their Day Rate Is?

Can You Ask Any Business Person What Their Day Rate Is?

Pricing your products to adapt to change THE TRADITIONAL REAL ESTATE agent model is being challenged by disruptor sites like BuyMyPlace and Purplebricks. These sites are offering homeowners low-cost way to sell their homes and agents are increasingly having to be open...
When a Bookkeeper Isn’t Just a Bookkeeper

When a Bookkeeper Isn’t Just a Bookkeeper

Why NOW is the time to become a work-for-yourself bookkeeper THERE ARE UMPTEEN REASONS why starting a bookkeeping business is a great low-cost venture for people looking to take a step back from the corporate world, or even for those looking to do quite the opposite...
Don’t Forget: You Can Still Deduct 20k In Asset Purchases till 30 June

Don’t Forget: You Can Still Deduct 20k In Asset Purchases till 30 June

EOFY Asset Deduction TAX TIME IS NIGH and it might be a good time to think about whether there are any assets your business may need, and try to get them in before June 30 rolls around. Whether it’s new computers, tablets, office furniture, a new car — as long as each...
Amazon is Here, But How Do You Get Traffic?

Amazon is Here, But How Do You Get Traffic?

Can you make real money by selling stuff on Amazon? NOW THAT AMAZON has launched in Australia, one of the hottest work-at-home opportunities is to become an Amazon seller, especially if you become part of the “fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program”, which is due to...
What Does Employer Recognised Mean?

What Does Employer Recognised Mean?

Going beyond merely training and helping you to establish your career THERE ARE A NUMBER OF industry associations that BAS agents (and aspiring BAS agents) can choose to join. However, as a BAS agent you are not compelled to join an industry association unless you...
What’s an Earnings Guarantee?

What’s an Earnings Guarantee?

Will your business be able to stand up without an earnings guarantee? WHEN YOU START A NEW franchise business, you may be offered what’s called an “earnings guarantee” or “income guarantee” for a period of time after you first start the...
What are Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Training Platforms?

What are Lifelong Learning and Lifelong Training Platforms?

Lifelong learning is the concept that learning isn’t confined to an individual’s childhood, but can be pursued throughout their life, and often in non-traditional settings. With lifelong learning, the knowledge or skills a person acquires through social interactions...
 
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