Investing for Income

The search for income is a major driver for many Australian investors, particularly those who have retired and/or who are running a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund. As official interest rates have slipped over the last decade from 7.25% to a record low of 0.75%, it has become more difficult to generate income. Here is a snapshot of the current climate and some considerations for investing. The move away from Term Deposits…  Read more

What You Need to Know About the New First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

New Assistance for First Home Buyers  From January 2020, a new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme passed by the Federal Government will help 10,000 first home buyers enter the market with only a 5% deposit.  There has been increased talk in the past decade of the ever-rising property market, particularly in Sydney. Whilst this has been a positive outcome for existing property owners, the trend has not been so kind…  Read more

Underpayment of Employee Wages and Entitlements – Is Your Business at Risk?

How to Identify Issues of Underpayment of Employee Wages Australia’s employment legislation is extensive, broad and can be incredibly complex. And, if you don’t have a thorough understanding of your obligations to your employees, then the likely answer to our title question is YES…you are at risk of underpayment of employee wages! The underpayment of employee wages, or what the media has cleverly coined ‘Wage Theft’ can occur in any business. Recent media publications have shone a light on this…  Read more

The Allan Hall Surfing Team Secures 3rd Place at the 2019 USANA SurfAid Cup

Allan Hall competes in the SurfAid Cup, raising funds for SurfAid’s Mother & Child Health Programmes   The sun was shining and the surf was pumping for the annual USANA SurfAid Cup, held at Queenscliff Beach last Friday 18th of October, where 20 teams raised over $180,000 for SurfAid’s Mother & Child Health Programmes. Vying against 19 other teams for the winning trophy, the Allan Hall Surfing Team, alongside our friends…  Read more

Have you paid your Superannuation Guarantee Contributions for the September Quarter?

Staff superannuation guarantee contributions for this quarter are due before the 28th of October We would like to remind all employers that Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Contributions for September 2019 are now DUE and must be received before the 28th of October. If you are an employer or are responsible for managing employee superannuation contributions, we wish to remind you to pay staff superannuation guarantee contributions for the quarter ended 30th September 2019…  Read more

Is Workplace Conflict Affecting your Business?

What are the costs of your workplace conflicts? Even with the best leadership and support structures in place, conflict can and does occur in most workplaces from time to time.  Workplace conflict has a significant cost not only in lost management time dealing with the conflict, but also in loss of productivity and morale among staff. While it is human nature to avoid difficult conversations and conflict in the workplace,…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories, including the Australian Accounting Awards 2019

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as finalists in 6 categories of the Australian Accounting Awards 2019, Women in Finance Awards and HR Manager of the Year. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

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