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In the 2020-21 Federal Budget, the Government announced the introduction of a new JobMaker Hiring Credit to stimulate job creation. This webinar helps you understand your eligibility for JobMaker credits so you can take appropriate steps to avoid missing out on payments from the ATO.

A Business Recovery Planning session requires you to reconsider all aspects of your business to ensure its best chance of recovery. We'll work with you to develop a concise Business Recovery Plan and clarify the future direction of your business.

Our payroll refresher webinar will cover an overview of Xero’s payroll function. We’ll touch on new features, tips and tricks, auto superannuation, and finish with a demonstration of finalising and submitting Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting at year-end.

An effective business planning process gets to the heart and soul of your business.
This session will require you to take time out from day to day activities in the business to focus on the business. Together we’ll review your past performance and clarify your future direction.

JobKeeper Specifics Webinar

The top problem questions asked and answered + registration issues and monthly reporting. The JobKeeper Specifics Webinar covers the detail of how to work with the JobKeeper program from registration to the ongoing compliance.

Core Values are the essence of a company’s identity; they support the vision and shape the culture of an organisation. Core Values cannot be plagiarised and made to fit an organisation. They need to be developed from within to be authentic to your company and your team.

The JobKeeper subsidy represents the largest single stimulus initiative ever offered to Australian business. A payment of $1,500 per fortnight for each eligible employee for a period of up to 6 months is a massive underwrite of the Australian economy and already hundreds of thousands of businesses have registered their interest to participate in the scheme. Under this scheme many businesses will be receiving tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars over the six-month period. You cannot afford to get this wrong.

How do you manage cashflow during the best of times? What about during the worst of times?

With the economy tipping GFC point due to the coronavirus outbreak, the harsh impact is felt directly by small business. So how do you ride the waves during economic changes?

It is essential that every business has a plan for dealing with the fallout from this pandemic.
A plan will give you peace of mind and clarity for decision-making for the future of your business, and ensure you access Government support entitlements and maximise opportunities to preserve your cashflow and profitability.

Cashflow is the pain point for many small businesses. It can single-handedly make or break your business even if you’re generally running a profitable business.
Learn the need-to-knows to improve your cashflow.

Join Shannon and the SMART Team at the first 90 minute Lunch & Learn Workshop for 2020!

It doesn't matter if you're a retailer, tradie, health practitioner or one of a thousand other businesses. The tools remain the same. We're all about getting you on track to help you understand your business, make realistic goals and to be better positioned to reach your business goals.


Session # 11 - 3 Essential Tools for Business Success 

By attending this event you’ll learn the three most powerful tools for business success and how to use them, including:

Our final Lunch and Learn for 2019, this session puts the wheels in motion to ensure your 2020 is spent being results focussed, productive and more aligned with your business goals than ever before.

Session # 10 - Organisational Review - How many hats are you wearing in your business and what can you do about it?

Most small business owners understand only too well that there are always too many things that need to be done yesterday. Being under-resourced, both from a time and a staffing perspective, is a continual challenge.

Setting a clear organisational structure ensures that everyone understands their responsibilities to the business. It also helps you identify where you may need to outsource to ensure the cogs keep moving.

Session # 9 - Xero Update - Get all the latest news, tips and traps to get the most out of Xero

You already know how fantastic Xero is for streamlining your accounting and bookkeeping. But did you know that there are a stack of new features that have only very recently been released that will make your software work even harder for you? Like Xero's investment in artificial intelligence,  fixed price tasks, workflow assistance and more.

Session # 8- How to build a marketing plan that can be regularly implemented

Our Lunch Learn Program combines two of life's essentials; food and knowledge. And what better way to combine the two than with a 2 course catered lunch alongside like-minded business owners who are keen to learn & network. A more casual alternative to formal training and seminars, the best lunch and learns become an integral part of company culture - and a tasty perk that everyone looks forward to.

Session # 7 - Cashflow Management - How to plan for a healthy cashflow

Our Lunch Learn Program combines two of life's essentials; food and knowledge. And what better way to combine the two than with a 2 course catered lunch alongside like-minded business owners who are keen to learn & network. A more casual alternative to formal training and seminars, the best lunch and learns become an integral part of company culture - and a tasty perk that everyone looks forward to.

Session # 5 - How to determine your critical KPI's and improve them for success

Our Lunch Learn Program combines two of life's essentials; food and knowledge. And what better way to combine the two than with a 2 course catered lunch alongside like-minded business owners who are keen to learn & network. A more casual alternative to formal training and seminars, the best lunch and learns become an integral part of company culture - and a tasty perk that everyone looks forward to.

From global keynote business leaders to interactive interview panels of local movers and shakers, B.I.T.E. Conference has proved to be the hub for all things boundless, bold and brilliant for the past two years. We’re passionate about Australian businesses and the positive contribution they make to the economy.  We’re even more passionate about nurturing and growing small business on the Mornington Peninsula and Greater Frankston region. 
We invite you to join us at B.I.T.E Conference 2019 - The Business Event of the Year.

Session # 4 Business Value - Build a business with the end in mind

When establishing a business, most of us will think about how to 'get there.' However, the widely forgotten yet hugely important contrasting component to a solid business plan is also to know how you may one day exit the business. An effective exit or succession plan encourages the growth and sustainability of your business.

Our Lunch Learn Program combines two of life's essentials; food and knowledge. And what better way to combine the two than with a 2 course catered lunch alongside like-minded business owners who are keen to learn & network. A more casual alternative to formal training and seminars, the best lunch and learns become an integral part of company culture - and a tasty perk that everyone looks forward to.