Not Everyone Can Win…

…but there are no losers. Even if you spend some time entering the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards and don’t win, we think your business will benefit from the nomination process. The independent judges are looking for evidence of how you plan for success and how you measure that success in a variety of…
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Federal Budget Summary & 2021 EOFY Tax Planning for Small Business

This is a guest post from from Lee Fox CPA and Director at desborough accountants Important Disclaimer Australian tax legislation contains specific anti-avoidance provisions which target schemes entered into with the dominant purpose of tax avoidance. It is essential that you consider your specific circumstances before proceeding with any tax planning ideas to ensure these…
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Hills Financial – Spend Local Voucher For All New Clients

Rebecca Howarth has been running Hills Financial for 13 years, and believes that there has never been a more important time to get finances in order. Read her story and take advantage of her most generous offer. Hills Financial opened for business in 2007, just prior to the GFC and pregnant with my first daughter…
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What A Year! A Business Detour

Today’s story is from Jo and Richard Bailiff from aim2drive a local Gooseberry Hill based driving school. Their business was effectively put on hold when the Department of Transport terminated all driving tests. Jo and Richard take us through their journey and explain how they adapted, survived, learned many a lesson and are now back…
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The Local Travel Industry – Almost Wiped Out By Covid-19

Spare a thought for Lee-Anne Winn from Travel Associates in Kalamunda. Very few industry sectors have been hit as hard as the Travel and Tourism sector. From hotels to airlines and travel agents, they have seen the lockdown restrictions decimate their businesses. When Covid hit earlier this year many Australians found themselves stranded overseas desperately…
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Small Business & The Corona Virus – Dreams Jewellery & Gifts

We received this letter from Dolores Stafford, the owner of Dreams Jewellery & Gifts on the corner of Haynes Street and Railway Road in Kalamunda. The letter sets out some of the ongoing challenges of getting back to “business as usual”. You can help Dolores and other businesses throughout the City not only by “buying…
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