Family business succession

Blood may be thicker than water, but when it comes to the family business, there are certain pitfalls that can be avoided to ensure longevity and livelihood for future generations. Bringing in outsiders and professionalising a board of directors can really pay off for family businesses. Keeping it in the family Family businesses are the backbone of our Australian economy, employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce, yet…  Read more

SME Alert: Avoiding the pitfalls and liabilities of financial difficulty

This article focuses on the responsibilities of company directors, when the ‘health’ of the business is not great. As advisors, there are often times where we are asked by the owners or directors to give our opinion on the financial ‘health’ of their business or company. This most often occurs when the key financial indicators are all below budget, (if there are budgets) or suppliers accounts have piled up so high…  Read more

Keeping it safe this Christmas

The lead-up to Christmas creates its own challenges in the workplace with busy schedules, tight deadlines and planning for celebrations. With this in mind, as we draw closer to the end of the year, workers and employers are urged to consider any additional risks involved and work together to prevent Christmas-time workplace incidents and injuries. Workplace Injuries The Christmas ‘rush’ can mean an increase in injuries as businesses are pushed…  Read more

Christmas & Summer holidays: common employment issues

Employers often have to deal with unique workplace issues relating to the Christmas–New Year period and summer school holidays. So, with Christmas just around the corner, it is opportune to re-visit some of the more common employment-related issues that can occur. Industrial instrument determines penalty rate The declaration of a public holiday by a state or territory government determines the day on which an employee has a day off with…  Read more

SurfAid 2017

Allan Hall proves a fierce competitor at the 2017 SurfAid Cup The sun was shining, the water was crystal clear and the waves were absolutely pumping for the Annual SurfAid Cup held at Queenscliff Beach on 22nd September 2017. The SurfAid Cup is a surfing competition to raise funds for SurfAid – a non-profit humanitarian organisation whose aim is to improve the health, wellbeing and self-reliance of people living in…  Read more

Allan Hall supports Network Heaven charity project

As part of our commitment to our ‘60 Acts of Kindness’ celebration, a group of our staff recently volunteered to help the charity Network Heaven. Established in 2000 by one of our clients Anne Salvador, Network Heaven aims to bring relief to the poor in the third world and in particular children who are in need, through the collection and distribution of donated items. Anne has led this charity for…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as winner of the Client Choice Awards 2020, Women in Finance Awards 2019 and HR Manager of the Year 2019. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

Global alliance focussed on business excellence

Allan Hall Business Advisors is an integral member of Alliott Group, a growing alliance of 170+ accounting and law firms in  across 70+ countries globally. As part of this alliance, we can connect with like-minded members of Alliott Group in other jurisdictions to support and advise our clients who are wishing to explore and develop business opportunities both locally and internationally.