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28 08 2014

Is your head in the sand or can you see where your business is heading?

What profit did your business return last month? Is your profit margin increasing, decreasing or flat? Don’t know the answer to these questions, why?

26 08 2014

ATO announcement on dividend washing

The Australian Taxation Office has advised that it will continue its dividend washing program.

26 08 2014

Think smarter: Cloud accounting

Have you heard of cloud accounting? Are you in the cloud? Are you getting the most out of your cloud accounting investment?

21 08 2014

Property Developments & Trusts: why the ATO are targeting you!

On 28th July 2013, a taxpayer alert was issued warning property developers using a trust to access the beneficial capital gains discount, instead of recording sales income on revenue account, that the ATO have begun audits in this area.

21 08 2014

Illegal Phoenix Activity Affects So Many Australians: Directors Sitting Pretty!

Illegal fraudulent phoenix activity affects hundreds of Australian workers every year. This occurs when a company folds leaving debts outstanding, while business assets are transferred to a new company that often trades under a similar name, with the same or a related director.

20 08 2014

Think smarter: Agree first - act second

Be proactive and thorough with your business agreements from the very start, and save yourself and others time and money in the long run.

11 08 2014

Think smarter: How do you set and achieve business goals?

Everyone has goals or at least some sense of what they would like to achieve in their business or career. Are your goals written down? Does anyone else know about them? Do you measure your actual performance against them?

06 08 2014

Australasian Gaming Expo 2014

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), Australia’s number one gaming and hospitality expo, will be held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre on Glebe Island in Sydney from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 August 2014.

06 08 2014

Have you prepared your 2014/15 strategic plan?

PKF Lawler Consulting has been preparing researched market based Strategic Plans for hospitality and gaming venues for more than 20 years.

06 08 2014

Are you paying your management team market rates?

Retaining key management staff or even determining what is the current market based remuneration for key staff is a challenge for many venues and Boards due to the competition for experienced staff in the market and the complexity of offers, diversity and differing size of venues.

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