DFK Crosbie Blog

Thursday 26th March 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Many businesses around the world have their employees working remotely during the coronavirus outbreak, including our team. While there are many benefits to working remotely, there are also challenges. If you are able to work from a home office we have some tips which may help you cope with working remotely.

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Wednesday 25th March 2020
Categories: Business | Finance
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By  Stephanie Oakley

With the fallout from COVID-19 and the effects it is having on businesses, we understand finances are tough for businesses and individuals at this time.
 
If you are having financial difficulty the majority of lenders have hardship policies in place for individuals and you should get in touch with your bank. For more information

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Monday 23rd March 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The Government released a second stimulus support package to help with the effects of coronavirus on the economy. Some of the updates are:

Stimulus 2 

For businesses:

  • PAYG Withholding credits for businesses with employees
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Monday 16th March 2020
Categories: Business | Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The Government has announced a $17.6 billion investment package to support the economy as we brace for the impact of the coronavirus.

The yet to be legislated four-part package focuses on business investment, sustaining employers and driving cash into the economy.

For business

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Friday 21st February 2020
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Let me tell you about a case I worked on recently. This particular hotel was down 2 kegs for the month and again the following month. This happened for several months. The owner was after an explanation and their peace of mind was compromised.

Somewhere along the line, something was being missed.

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Monday 17th February 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Employee awards can be an easy and fun way to boost employee productivity and can be done without exhausting time and resources.

Showing your team that you appreciate and recognise their effort can increase their incentive to work harder and be more motivated in your business. Whether your award ceremony is as simple as getting a certificate

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Monday 17th February 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Establishing terms and conditions for your business provides clarity and protection for you and your clients. Otherwise, your business could be at risk of legal and financial stress.

The terms and conditions of a business act as a contract that aims to protect intellectual property, control liability and enforce rules. This can help

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Monday 17th February 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Legal unpaid work is limited and most positions in businesses are paid. However, businesses who hire unpaid workers could be at risk of reputational and financial damage if they are not following correct practice.

Employers who are not meeting the Fair Work Act guidelines can be penalised for breaking the law by paying workers’ compensation

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Monday 10th February 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

One place small business employers often fail to search for new job applicants is the families and friends of their best employees. However, before rushing headlong into hiring family or friends, consider the people and all areas of business that will be affected.

Hiring friends and relatives can be a balancing act. If not handled

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Friday 7th February 2020
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

If you are selling a commercial property it is likely to result in either a capital gain or capital loss. If the sale results in a gain, it will be subject to capital gains tax (CGT).

A capital gain or capital loss, is the difference between what it costs to originally purchase the property plus any improvements made and what

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