Are You Ready To Buy A Property?
Are You Ready To Buy A Property?
14/11/2017 | Allan Hall
You have researched the market online. You have compared asking prices with recent sale prices. You have discussed your property needs with family and friends. Spent some time with a local real estate agent and invested valuable time attending open house inspections. You may have taken another step and consulted a property buyer to look […]
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Selling your business – it is all in the timing
Selling your business – it is all in the timing
14/11/2017 | Allan Hall
We are often asked by clients when is the right time to sell my business. The answer is that it depends on a number of factors and it is invariably different for different business owners. The one constant is that it is never too early to plan. The factors that determine when you should sell […]
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Friends + business partners = Recipe for Disaster OR makings of success?
Friends + business partners = Recipe for Disaster OR makings of success?
14/11/2017 | Allan Hall
There are often times we are called upon to make a ‘captain’s call’ on various company situations when business partners are in dispute. As the company accountants, we are the ‘trusted advisors’ and when partners cannot resolve an issue amongst themselves, they often reach out to the ‘voice of reason’ for the solution. Unintentionally this […]
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Family business succession
Family business succession
14/11/2017 | Allan Hall
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 […]
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SME Alert: Avoiding the pitfalls and liabilities of financial difficulty
SME Alert: Avoiding the pitfalls and liabilities of financial difficulty
14/11/2017 | Allan Hall
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 […]
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Keeping it safe this Christmas
Keeping it safe this Christmas
03/11/2017 | Allan Hall
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. […]
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