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Posted by Rachel White on September 15, 2015 under Latest News
"The disruption that we see driven by technology, the change is our friend if we are agile and smart enough to take advantage of it These were some of the first words Malcolm Turnbull, the 29th PM of Australia, spoke to the press on Monday evening, after the leadership vote.
Posted by Rachel White on July 16, 2015 under Latest News
There’s been a lot of press about the new Employee Share Scheme (ESS) rules, due to the problems created by the old rules. The element that created the biggest tax problem was the value placed on each share or option, and the speed with which that could change.
Posted by Rachel White on March 24, 2015 under Latest News
There’s a lot of commentary at the moment suggesting revenue doesn't matter, it’s all about building a user base. There was similar commentary in 1999. For the majority, this is not the case. If you’re intent is to disrupt an industry to create substantial value, that involves disrupting an existing…
Posted by Rachel White on February 26, 2015 under Latest News
At every founder pitch event to raise capital (in Australia at least), there is normally a reference to reaching “cashflow positive” as a key milestone at some point in the future.
Posted by Verde Group on November 27, 2014 under Latest News
Recognising a job well done is a fantastic way to perk up employee performance. It can be a powerful motivator and it doesn't have to cost a lot of money. It just takes some creativity and a willingness to say “thank you”.
Posted by Stephen McCarthy, CEO McCarthy Group on August 28, 2014 under Latest News
Negative gearing - What is it? How can you benefit from it? Did you know that two thirds of all Australian investment properties are funded using negative gearing? It's a controversial subject, If the postings on our Facebook page are any indication. This investor guide attempts to simplify what it…
Posted by Verde Group on April 29, 2014 under Latest News
A recent report released by Microsoft outlines key measures that need to be undertaken if Australia’s innovation ecosystem is to remain competitive in the international economy.
Posted by Verde Group on March 05, 2014 under Latest News
It is not unusual in a business’ lifecycle to be presented with an opportunity to acquire another business. For some SME business owners, buying another business seems like a logical and effective way to encourage expansion and growth. However, before committing it is important that you speak to you…
Posted by Verde Group on February 14, 2014 under Latest News
In 2013 the Privacy Commissioner conducted a survey of community attitudes towards privacy. The survey revealed Australians are becoming more concerned about privacy risks and expect companies to effectively safeguard their personal information. 96% of those who participated in the survey said they …
Posted by Jessica Trad on February 20, 2013 under Latest News
Are you a practice accountant wanting to develop some structure with your advisory services and make that transition to a CFO? Our industry is changing and it is not good enough to only offer compliance and tax advice to our clients, we need to help them reach their business goals and achieve financ…