CAAA Continue to rise in the AFR Top 100 Accounting Firms

The Australian Financial Review (AFR) Top 100 Accounting Firms in Australia for 2019 list has been released revealing a significant growth in advisory services which accounted for 29% of revenue of the top firms. CAAA continues to steadily rise in the ranks, moving up from 59 to 54 this year. In line with this year’s … Continued

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Advantages of digital signing

Electronic signature software offers small business a number of time and cost-saving benefits. If you’ve considered going paperless but haven’t yet made the plunge, here are 6 excellent reasons to start using digital signatures today. Get paid faster Digital signatures make it easy to close a sale on the spot, turn around contracts faster, and … Continued

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CAAA Announces new leadership roles

CAAA, named the second fastest growing accounting firm by the Australian Financial Review has announced the appointment of 4 leadership roles in their Sydney Office CAAA’s Human Resources, Business Taxation and Operations Departments have appointed new lead roles putting the firm on the map to become the fastest growing accounting firm in Australia 2019. The … Continued

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How to run a successful event for clients and prospects

In today’s fast-paced, digital world, interacting face to face with clients and prospects may seem passé. In fact, face time is more important than ever. For one, you’ll stand apart from your competitors who only touch base with their customers via email, social media, and virtual conferencing. And by hosting in-person events that attract new … Continued

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Why you need recurring revenue streams—and how to start

The same advice for building a healthy investment portfolio applies to your business: diversifying will lower risk and increase growth. Adding a recurring revenue stream (or two, or three!) can provide a predictable, ongoing source of income which will improve the accuracy of your projections, increase profits, and provide a buffer for any unexpected sales … Continued

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Social Media Etiquette: 12 Quick Tips for Professionals

With social media, you can connect with business associates quickly and creatively. But this communication mode is not without risk. A thoughtless post can offend customers and other business partners and damage relationships rather than build them. By following a few ground rules you can be confident your comments and posts will be appropriate ones. … Continued

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How to license your business ideas

Looking for a cost-effective means to create another income stream? Consider this: ambitious companies are always on the lookout for the next lucrative business idea. Licensing your intellectual property to another company can be a win-win when both parties see eye to see, and result in a worthwhile pay out for all concerned. Wondering how … Continued

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What is your succession plan?

According to recent research, two thirds of US millionaires are operating their businesses without a succession plan—and even fewer small business owners around the world have a plan for if or when their CEO eventually exits. Recent stats from PWC Global show that family owned businesses have exactly the same problem with: 43% having no … Continued

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4 ways to make your business easier to sell

Perhaps you’d always planned to build a thriving business to eventually sell for a tidy sum – or maybe for unexpected personal reasons it’s best to let your company go sooner rather than later. No matter what the reason for selling your business, experts agree: it’s best to be prepared well in advance as it … Continued

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The power of cash flow forecasts

At some point in its lifetime, every small business suffers from cash flow problems. The trick is to think ahead and figure out when these problems are going to arise so you don’t have to unexpectedly postpone a purchase or hurriedly seek out additional finance. This is where cash flow forecasts come in. To effectively … Continued

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Advertising that works

Advertising should be viewed as an investment that should generate a return, rather than a fixed cost. Many businesses spend money on the same kind of advertising each month without knowing what is working and what isn’t. Effective advertising builds profile, generates new business, and retains your existing customers. Poorly thought out advertising can create … Continued

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Buying your dream home or investment property – how to guarantee a buy before auction

Auction day is always very stressful, especially if you have already set your heart on buying the property. Better properties in better suburbs often sell before auction, so how can you guarantee that you’ll secure that perfect property? Know what you’re looking for. Firstly, you need a clear picture of what you are looking for. … Continued

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