Monthly Archives: June 2014

5 Useful Websites for Australian Start Up Businesses

Australian Start Up Businesses
Life can be difficult if you for the owners of start up businesses. You are starting from scratch, so everything has to be planned, organised and implemented by you and your staff. Speaking of staff, you will need to find people who are not only competent and responsible, but people who understand what you want to do and who can be trusted to get things done. As the founder, you are generally expected to work as hard as (and even harder than) any other employee or supervisor. There will be long hours, tiring work-filled weekends, and there is not even any guarantee of financial reward, at least in the short term. Some start up businesses barely get off the ground despite their founders’ best efforts and sadly many do not make it past the five year mark. […]

5 Tips for Start Up Businesses

Start up Business: A Double-Edged Sword
Building a start up business can be a double-edged sword, especially for someone who has been used to working as an employee for a long time. Having your own business has its advantages. You get to be the boss. That means that you won’t need to worry about having someone […]

How will the 2014 Federal Budget Affect Small Business in Australia

The Australian Budget and Small Business
Now that the final details of the 2014-2015 Australian federal budget have been revealed, 2.3 million small business owners are wondering what lies ahead for them. According to experts, small business owners should not be too worried as most of the proposed changes are very reasonable considering that the budget this year is austere. Most agree that the overall federal budget is quite credible and small business owners are advised to take advantage of the incentives in the Australian budget before they dry up. […]

Understanding Land Banking

What is Land Banking?
Land is widely regarded as a great asset for investment. This is because it is considered one of the rare assets that has a value which usually appreciates over time. This has led to the concept of land banking gaining considerable attention over the past years. Rather than investing in stocks or currencies, investors place their money in land. Many of these investors have no intention of developing the land but only want to hold onto it until they can find a buyer who offers them a better price. This is the basic idea behind land banking. […]