DFK Crosbie Blog

Monday 29th January 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

We have seen a rise in the number of enquiries from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in relation to employer’s compliance with the Superannuation Guarantee.

This increased activity is in line with a recent announcement by the ATO that they will be conducting additional audits in an attempt to recover the significant amounts of

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Monday 29th January 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

When it comes to public holidays, business owners have the responsibility of getting it right. Consider the following:

 

National public holidays

Under the National Employment Standards (NES), the following days are national public holidays:

  • 1 January (New Year’s Day)
  • 26
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Monday 29th January 2018
Category: Human Resources
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Making sure employees are engaged and committed to their work will ensure they are making a valuable and profitable contribution to the business.

While daily tasks vary based on the type of business and industry, there are universal strategies employers and managers can implement to ensure employees are optimally engaged

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Monday 29th January 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The beginning of a New Year is the perfect time to reflect on the past year, and implement changes in order to strengthen and grow your business.

Consider the following areas when developing your New Year business plans:

 

Finances

No


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Monday 29th January 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Creating an efficient workplace is desirable for both staff and business owners alike. Not only does it save money and time, it can also improve productivity and morale.

Here are five ways to improve efficiency in your business:

 

Examine what is and isn’t working

Identifying your business’

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Wednesday 24th January 2018
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Hospitality management trends of 2018 often revolve around improving a social media presence or customer service attention. While these are important, we also need to hone in on what's happening behind the scenes. Nothing can really trump the hard numbers - the real good old fashioned data on what's happening in and around your business.

That's

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Wednesday 24th January 2018
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By  Stephanie Oakley

For a long time, one of the best ways the hospitality industry could support its community was simply by hiring the locals. Hotels employ 300,000 people across Australia, generating between $11 and $14 billion a year in domestic economic activity, according to Tourism Accommodation Australia. So they do a good deal for the economy as is.

But

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Wednesday 24th January 2018
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The hospitality industry in Australia is booming and as such, competition is more fierce than ever. With homesharing services cropping up, there are a lot more players in the game vying for tourist's attention. In fact, Airbnb has recently reported that it contributes $214million

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Monday 18th December 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The decision between living debt free and having sufficient savings for retirement is often a difficult one.

There are benefits to allocating money to both your super and your mortgage. Take your personal circumstances into consideration with the following pros and cons of each:

 

Mortgage

Paying

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Monday 18th December 2017
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By  Stephanie Oakley

To retire comfortably, you should be doing everything you can while still in the workforce to make sure your superannuation is as fruitful as possible.

 

Consider the following:

Consolidate super into one account

Super account fees can eat away at your super balance, especially if you have numerous

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