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27 Oct

B.I.T.E Conference 2020

Here's a rare local opportunity to learn more about marketing and managing your business and keeping up to date with the latest innovations that can help run your business more efficiently. A sell out event for the past three years, B.I.T.E Conference is the premier small business event in Greater Melbourne and Frankston region.


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24 Mar

Help For Personal and Business Loans

We know that even the smallest changes can have a big impact on your finances. We share advice from local mortgage broker Two Acre Finance to help you review your options.


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23 Mar

Victorian Government Economic Support

As part of a $1.7 billion economic survival package, the Victorian Government has announced $500 million to establish a Business Support Fund to assist small to medium businesses most impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.


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23 Mar

COVID-19 State Revenue Office Response

The Victorian Government has announced a range of tax measures to support businesses through Victoria's State of Emergency as part of a broader economic survival package to support business and jobs in response to COVID-19.

We will regularly update this page with new questions and answers, so check back to stay up to date.


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22 Mar

COVID-19 Bank Assistance

Not sure what support your bank is offering in the chaos? Check out this summary of the majors and their current plans. 



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22 Mar

The Second $66.1 bn Stimulus Package: What You Need To Know

The Government yesterday released a second, far reaching $66.1 bn stimulus package that boosts income support payments, introduces targeted changes to the superannuation rules, provides cash flow support of up to $100,000 for small business employers, and relaxes corporate insolvency laws. 
The stimulus measures are not yet legislated. Parliament will reconvene on Monday 23 March 2020.


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19 Mar

How to get your payroll right

A series of high-profile examples of businesses underpaying their employees has brought the need to get payroll right into sharp focus.
Complex award and enterprise agreements can complicate payroll obligations, in terms of both regular salary and wages and the ongoing need to pay employee superannuation. On top of that, from 1 March 2020, changes commence for annualised wage arrangements that will increase the compliance burden on some businesses.


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12 Mar

Benefit for all SME's! - Government & ATO Package Small Business Tax Impact

The Australian Government has put forward its plans to navigate the economic implications of the Coronavirus outbreak. Most SMEs will be eligible for one or more of the proposed incentives which are expected to be brought before parliament for approval on 23 March 2020. 


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12 Mar

Coronavirus and the impact on markets

In the past week or so, we’ve seen share markets fall on the back of growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. At times of heightened market volatility, it’s easy to fear how your superannuation and other investments might be affected, but it’s important to understand the nature of market movements before making any sudden decisions.


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5 Mar

FBT Hot Spots

With the start of the Fringe Benefits Tax year looming on 1 April, businesses are being urged to review their Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) position.


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19 Feb

It all adds up -Xero Roadshow 2020 update

IT ALL ADDS UP – That's what the theme was for Xero Roadshow 2020. Hayley Brass was the Xero’s acting MC for today’s Xero Roadshow at Narre Warren. Hayley started the morning by remembering all the small businesses that were affected by the tragic bush fires and floods in early January. This was a great choice to star the morning.


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16 Feb

How a Business Valuation can boost your Business

If someone were to ask you what your business is worth, would you be able to reply with a realistic figure? Surprisingly, you wouldn’t be alone if you didn’t know the answer to this very important question.


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