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    Not-For-Profits: only the fittest survive

    June 15, 2021

    Shifting to a new kind of Not-For-Profit (NFP)  So much has changed with NFPs. The shift has been pushed from within NFPs as well as from external pressures. My name is Cameron Flynn and I have worked on numerous Not-For-Profit (NFP) organisations throughout my career at Accru. Looking back, I’ve noticed a considerable shift in […]

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    Insurance Premiums – Control Them Before They Control You

    June 9, 2021

    Why insurance premiums Insurance in all areas provides security, incentives and peace of mind. In many ways Life Insurance is the ultimate insurance in providing for future needs, but plan wisely. Life insurance should not primarily be about the cost, but about the purpose. Even if you have taken the time and effort to implement […]

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    Lockdown 4.0 Government Support

    June 4, 2021

    For the fourth time in 438 days the state of Victoria has been placed on ‘lockdown’ restrictions in response to the threat of a COVID-19 outbreak. And for at least the fourth time, the Victorian Government is rolling out an economic support package for businesses affected by these restrictions. In addition to this, with JobKeeper […]

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    Ensuring a Profitable Family Business

    May 19, 2021

    There are a number of aspects to running a family business that meets your needs. To ensure your expectations are met it is important to think about what the needs of your family are. A family business that is successful is a top priority Although a family business is complex, it comes with a competitive […]

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    How to weather business seasonality

    April 14, 2021

    What goes up, must come down. And as we have learnt all throughout 2020 and even into 2021, under the pall of a worldwide pandemic, things can change at a moment’s notice, putting an unwanted dent in a more regular business cycle or a roadblock on the path to recovery. A truly seasonal business will […]

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    Jobkeeper – Update For Final 3 Months

    January 20, 2021

    On the fourth of January 2021 we rounded the final turn on the long and winding road of the Government’s JobKeeper program.  It is currently going to end on 28th March 2021. Originally intended to end in September of 2020, JobKeeper was extended under the title ‘JobKeeper 2.0’, although it was more like Jobkeeper 2.1 […]

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    COVID-19 – Extreme pressures on small businesses

    October 10, 2020

    The impact of this pandemic has been extreme and varied. Some clients have thrived with increased demand for their products and services. But in the main, it has been detrimental to business, particularly through this second lock down. Loss of revenue and the need to change customer interaction The closure of business premises and the […]

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    Federal Budget 2020: What’s in it for businesses?

    October 7, 2020

    Government’s economic recovery plan Business investment, activity and confidence is clearly one of the key foundations of the Government’s economic recovery plan.  There are a variety of measures that affect small business, medium and large business and even one measure that transforms many medium businesses into “small” businesses for tax law purposes. Most of these […]

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    JobKeeper 2.0 testing updates

    October 2, 2020

    JobKeeper 2.0 – Alternative tests The extension known as JobKeeper 2.0 formally commenced on 28 September and there has been a number of updates to the rules. Here we will look at details in relation to the decline in turnover test that is required to be satisfied for eligibility to JobKeeper 2.0. In relation to […]

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    Latest JobKeeper 2.0 rules & comparison

    September 16, 2020

    Comparing JobKeeper and JobKeeper 2.0 On Monday 15 September the Government released the 8th amendment to the JobKeeper rules, which in this case was the formalisation of what has been called JobKeeper 2.0. There has recently been some confusion of the overlap between JobKeeper and JobKeeper 2.0, which we clarified here and in the image […]

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