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Financial Relief during coronavirus (COVID-19)

By | 2020-04-18T06:46:31+00:00 March 17th, 2020|Categories: ATO, BAS, Business Management, Payroll|

Regular updates: Financial Relief  and Government's Economic Response to Coronavirus COVID-19  - - Simplified and much more.  For full details, contact us for information relevant to you. Or speak with your accountant. WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL - our team are working remotely on secure cloud based systems. We are taking on new clients [...]

Business tips & Industry Changes – coronavirus (COVID-19)

By | 2020-03-31T07:47:40+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Categories: Business Management, Employees|Tags: , , |

We've all been impacted by the global economical fallout of coronavirus.  I can't promise your business will survive but this moment in time will pass eventually. The trick is to hang on if you can. The business landscape will definitely be different over the next year or so. While we can't predict the future, we can [...]

Bookkeeping solutions for your quarterly ATO obligations

By | 2019-10-13T23:51:29+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: ATO, BAS, Business Management, GST, Ideas, Restaurant Bookkeeping, Superannuation, Tax|

Every quarter of each financial year, your business must meet certain reporting obligations set by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). These include Business Activity Statements (BAS) and Pay as you go (PAYG) withholding.  While some businesses may meet these obligations on a monthly or annual basis, most businesses lodge their reports and payments every 3 months. [...]

Hospitality Award changes

By | 2019-09-11T04:22:17+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Categories: Business Management, Employees, Payroll|

What are Modern Awards and why do reviews matter? Modern Awards are in place to ensure employers and employees are following the legal requirements and conditions of employment, including employee entitlements. The Modern Awards came into effect in January 2010 and cover over 100 industries across Australia. One of the Modern Awards is the Hospitality Industry [...]

Which business receipts should you keep?

By | 2019-07-11T07:59:34+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Categories: Business Management, POS, Purchases, Tax|

You may be wondering why your bookkeeper wants you to keep all the little business receipts or tax invoices from every single thing that you buy. No, we aren't trying to annoy you. We want to: Get your business numbers to be the best reflection of how it's performing (accurate numbers = better business decisions) Make [...]

6 Inventory Management Techniques for Food Businesses

By | 2019-07-11T08:04:57+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Management, Food Business Owners|

Stocktake is an exciting activity for restaurant and cafe owners - said no one ever. Inventory management can be a daunting task but it has to be done. Even if it’s not on your list of favourite things to do, it has to be done right. Proper inventory affects a restaurant’s ability to serve high-quality and [...]

Pros and Cons of Charging Surcharge on Public Holidays

By | 2019-07-11T08:04:27+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: Business Management, Food Business Owners|

It’s a controversial topic every time a public holiday rolls around. Should cafes and restaurants charge a holiday surcharge? Many customers think not and complaints are often levelled at businesses who implement a public holiday surcharge. However, charging a surcharge on Sundays and public holidays is common practice in the food industry. Owners point out that [...]

Shark Tank: Steve Baxter’s Top 21 Business Tips

By | 2019-07-11T08:09:32+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Categories: Business Management|

Steve Baxter is a well-known investor on television show Shark Tank, and international entrepreneur. Based in Brisbane, he looks for business opportunities for fun and profit. Steve is the current Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, advising to the Queensland Government on building and promoting the importance and contribution of entrepreneurship and investment in Queensland. There are no excuses [...]

8 Simple Steps To Set Up Your Restaurant Bookkeeping System

By | 2019-07-11T08:16:22+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Business Management, MYOB, Restaurant Bookkeeping|

An efficient bookkeeping system with integrated security measures is essential to run a successful restaurant. We understand that food business owners like you are busy, so our specialist bookkeepers have created this simple step-by-step guide to setting up a streamlined bookkeeping system. We also have lists of cloud-based solutions highly recommended by industry experts for you! [...]

5 Costly Mistakes To Avoid In Restaurant Bookkeeping

By | 2019-07-11T08:15:13+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Business Management, Restaurant Bookkeeping|

Running your own restaurant is challenging — but deeply rewarding. To help your food business survive and thrive, we’ll discuss the 5 most common mistakes in restaurant bookkeeping and how to avoid them. Read on to learn more about the importance of organised bookkeeping and how it can help you make informed business decisions in your [...]