DFK Crosbie Blog

Monday 4th July 2016
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Are your Board meetings productive and effective or are they frustrating, long and drawn out with no resolutions or action plans? Here are a few tips to get the most out of your board meeting: -

  • Have an agenda and circulate material relevant to the agenda a week in advance
     
  • Set a finish time for the meeting.
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Wednesday 8th June 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Managing your receipts can be a tough task.  Trying to keep track of all those important business expenses and receipts can be a nightmare: pockets overflow, wallets become crammed with them and inevitably, many are lost.   If you are claiming back expenses and/or the GST then this can be a significant cost and frustration.

Over

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Monday 30th May 2016
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Many employers miss the real opportunity of Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) time. Most taxpayers see it as complicated, a burden and an additional cost which takes away attention from driving business initiatives.

Employees are a valuable resource of any organisation, and the success of an organisation is the ability of those employees

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Monday 9th May 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

From their earliest days, research efforts now known as behavioral economics spawned a large quantity of studies centered on investment. Not because they were interested in stocks, rather the hive of activity in investment markets provides a robust data sets for analysing “judgment under uncertainty”. Every day, global markets

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Friday 22nd April 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

As more and more of our clients are using iPhones, iPads and other iOS devices we want to blog about closing Apps in iOS. 

Your smartphone or iPad is a hardworking tool capable of literally almost anything, including of course running our latest free app – you can get that here.

Telephone

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Monday 18th April 2016
Category: Finance
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By  Stephanie Oakley

There a range of factors you should consider when looking to refinance any loan.

The first thing you need to ensure is that the refinance is not triggered by emotion or an impressive headline rate.

The next step is to make sure you compare the exact circumstances of your existing facilities with the exact circumstances with the

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Monday 11th April 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

With so much activity around online feedback, ratings, surveys and reviews you would think that businesses are well equipped to respond to the voice of the customer and voice of the employee.

In fact though, according to the 2015 Global CX Wakeup Call Report 45% of customers can't remember having a recent successful customer experience,

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Monday 21st March 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

It’s now over 4 weeks since DFK Crosbie launched the new iPhone and Android App.  Since then it’s been downloaded free by clients and contacts across Australia.

The App has generated some fantastic feedback from users enjoying its many features for free. 

It’s also helped DFK Crosbie get recognition

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Friday 26th February 2016
Category: Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley

From a tax practitioner’s point of view one, of the first thing to consider when providing proactive tax advice is what entities should be utilised to the taxpayer’s best advantage? For example, if two individuals commence in business together what would be the best structure? There may a be a choice of operating as a partnership, a

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Wednesday 27th January 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

In our early days we lived in what historians call a culture of character, where we valued people for their inner selves and their moral integrity. Then we hit the 20th century and we evolved from an agricultural economy to a world of big business. Suddenly people are moving from small towns to the cities

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