Tax Alert June 2020

June 30, 2020
With COVID-19 dominating everyone’s thoughts, employers are being offered a brief window of opportunity to get their tax affairs in order with the new Superannuation Guarantee (SG) amnesty. There is also a range of virus related assistance on offer to help affected business and individual taxpayers.  Here’s a roundup of some of the latest tax…

5 Tips to work productively remotely

April 14, 2020
In the current climate, many businesses are needing to make changes to accommodate staff working remotely. If you are able to work from home the ensuing changes to your work habits can be challenging to negotiate, however there are things you can do to ensure that you maintain productivity and motivation while you’re not in…

Coronavirus and Global Volatility

March 10, 2020
Special Update – Monday 9th March, 2020. Today the Aussie market suffered the worst decline since October 2008 with the ASX 200 -455.6pts or -7.33% to 5760.6pts. All sectors finished in negative territory with the energy producers the hardest hit due to plunging oil prices. The market is now at a 13 month low and…

Artificial intelligence – the future of finance

May 7, 2019
We often like to think of artificial intelligence as some fantasy of the distant future, the stuff of sci-fi movies. But the reality is, it’s already here. From flight comparison websites to predictive text, AI is everywhere, but what is it exactly?  AI is the development of computer systems that have the ability to perform…
mentor, mentoring, success, financial planning

The power of a mentor

May 7, 2019
Over the course of a lifetime we have people around us who support and guide us. Initially it’s our parents, then as we get older it extends to teachers and coaches. Even when we enter the workforce it can still be helpful to have the guidance of someone more experienced. Fostering a relationship with the…
Cyber safety, fraud, financial planning

How to spot a scam

May 7, 2019
Con artists make entertaining subjects for Hollywood scriptwriters (think The Wolf of Wall Street, Ocean’s Eleven and Catch Me If You Can), but there’s nothing enjoyable about being conned and fleeced in real life. On the latest figures available, Australians lose over $10 million every month to scammers. There are plenty of rackets running at…
Superannuation, retirement planning, financial planning

How much super is enough?

May 7, 2019
Most of us dream of the day we can stop working and start ticking off our bucket list. Whether you dream of cruising Alaska, watching the sun rise over Uluru, improving your golf handicap or spending time with the grandkids, superannuation is likely to be a major source of your retirement income.  The more money…

AFA Adviser of the Year 2018

October 17, 2018
We are excited to announce that Hugh Robertson has won the AFA Adviser of the Year Award at the 2018 AFA National Advisers Conference. Being among the top three national grand finalists in itself is an honour. But to win the award for being the best financial adviser in Australia was surreal and beyond belief.

Data security – protecting your business

June 19, 2018
The recent Facebook scandal demonstrates how serious data security breaches can be, but they aren’t limited to large organisations. Is your business data secure?

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