From working with an accounting firm in one of Brisbane’s iconic high-rises to celebrating 20 years as an accountant with OBT, Sue’s career is certainly varied. Read why, as we congratulate Sue Dobinson on Happy 20th Anniversary at OBT!
Business owners often complain they lack information to make decisions, in spite of many solutions which claim to provide intelligent, customised reporting. Identifying business problems that need solutions and then the data sets which support decision-making is a better approach and we accountants can add value in this process. Read how.
As we kick-off the new year, the right technology can help you get new customers, upsell to existing ones, expand your offering and improve efficiency so you have time to focus on what matters. Here are some tips on the technology that will have an immediate effect on your business.
This article explains how the approach to sales is undergoing fundamental change as organisations gain access to data that was previously unavailable. Analysing sales performance helps us decide what to do next in terms of generating leads, product focus and improved lead times. And it is easier than ever before to track our progress and grow our revenue.
From 1 July this year, Single Touch Payroll (STP) will apply to all employers in Australia. Following months of development by Xero, they’ve announced the launch of Payroll Only plan to assist small businesses with STP. See if it can help you.
Managing people is one of the toughest parts of running a business. Team development issues can have a real impact on your business reputation, customer retention and profit. Here’s how you put a system in place to listen to your team and use their feedback to make real changes to your business.
To help protect your older relatives, it’s important to understand that elder financial abuse can take many different forms and can be committed by a variety of people, including strangers, friends or even family members.
The Australian Taxation Office is warning about the continuation of unprecedented numbers of pre-recorded phone calls experienced last year which impersonate legitimate tax office phone numbers. The latest scam is being initiated by robocall technology.
Michelle Burling has worked in accounting as well as manufacturing and we are delighted to have her join our team. As a CPA with vast manufacturing and payroll experience, including being an Internal Quality Auditor, Michelle can lend commercial insight to the client support she gives, and is a safe pair of accounting hands whenever OBT’s team needs extra support.
What happened to the share market in 2018? Globally, share markets were down during the December 2018 quarter with the Australian share market falling 8.4% and the global share market index dropping 11.1%.