Industrial Relations Reform Leaves a Mark on Casuals

Recently proposed reforms to Australia’s industrial relations framework have incited controversy both within Parliament and across a variety of professional sectors. The omnibus bill has been slammed by the country’s peak union body, which has outspokenly criticised the legislation for reducing ...

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A Guide to Insurance for Landlords

As a Landlord, your rental premises represent not only one of your most important and valuable assets, but a crucial source of income. Like most valuable assets, rental properties need to be protected properly with a well written insurance policy. Consider the following a guide to help you ...

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Why Lockwoods Should Be Your Next Move

It’s that time of year again where many Accountants are looking at their futures. With the year we have all had, re-thinking what we want to do with our careers and lives is top of mind for many. Work from home (WFH) has become one of the biggest conversation starters particularly when people ...

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Why You Can’t Ignore Business Insurance Risk

The old adage nothing worth having comes easy rings very true when it comes to business. Being a business owner is one of the more difficult but rewarding endeavours you can pursue. Responsibilities, duties, challenges and other types of business risk leave plenty to think about both during and ...

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A Guide to Business and Commercial Loans

Whether you’re already running a business or preparing to start one, there’s no shortage of matters that require your attention. Financing your business’s growth is one issue that few find easy – especially when thinking of the lasting consequences of that decision. Many also find it ...

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SaaS Applications Businesses Need in 2020 and Beyond

The cogs of the business technology revolution have been in motion for some time now. Each passing year sees businesses rely more heavily on digital technologies. The adoption rate of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications has steadily increased recently, but the events of 2020 have ...

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Your Duty of Disclosure (And Why It Matters)

The application process is your chance to get certainty from your insurance. That’s because the information you provide in your application will help dictate what you’re covered for, and how much it will cost. Carry out your duty of disclosure correctly, and you can be confident your cover will ...

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ATO Returning to Regular Compliance Activities

Business owners should be aware that the Australian Tax Office recently announced a return to regular compliance activities. The ATO’s focus had shifted from compliance work to stimulus payment processing throughout the COVID-19 economic downturn. Few businesses have been left unscathed by the ...

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What You Need to Know about Investment Loans

Investments provide a critical source of income and financial security for so many of us. Before you can begin investing, you need to finance your plans. This is easier said than done though, and plenty of people can’t afford to do so upfront. Many who are in this situation look to use ...

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5 Key Benefits of a Fully Managed IT Service

As businesses grow in a rapidly changing world, they often find themselves in need of an outsourced IT department. When a business operation becomes more complex, the benefit of working with a fully managed IT service increases monumentally. Because of this, the decision to outsource IT ...

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