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Consulting insights

Making disability services viable within an ‘NDIS world’

22 September 2017
Knowing ‘thy core mission’ is the key to surviving the transition to a NDIS environment, advises Kirsty McGovern-Hooley business advisory manager with RSM Australia.

Tips to avoid failure for small business - Part 1

6 September 2017
Small business owners take note! At RSM, we have seen many businesses with cash flow problems or debt recovery issues successfully turned around as a result of early action on the part of directors and business owners.  

Get the right advice or pay the price | Family farms

6 September 2017
Family farms are part of the fabric of rural Australia. Unfortunately the landscape is dotted by a large number of farms that disappeared from families who either had no succession plan or the estate plan was seriously inadequate.

Failure to seek commercial and strategic advice crippling SMEs

2 August 2017
Many Australian business owners are frustrated at not reaching their growth targets because they haven’t identified the need to transition from an accountant providing basic tax compliance advice to a business advisor who can help implement the right growth and profit targets via strategic advice.

Political bid to restore confidence in Murray Darling Basin Authority

1 August 2017
Farmers need greater clarity around what constitutes ‘appropriate compliance’ with Murray Darling Basin Authority water use regulations, before the findings of a badly needed review initiated by the Turnbull government are made public later this year, warns RSM Australia.

Dealing with the “non-financial” spouse in Family Law matters

31 July 2017
With one in three Australian marriages ending in divorce and the median age of divorce being 45 for men and 43 for women¹, divorce is typically occurring during the prime wealth accumulation period of people’s lives.

Great profits? It's not just about great sales

25 July 2017
It’s very common for a business owner to focus on their turnover or the sales they generate.

Farm Succession Planning and the four A’s

25 July 2017
Farm succession planning has been described as developing a strategy to work out whether someone will take over the farm or whether it will be sold when the owner retires or dies.

Farm Management Deposits - do you have a plan for the end?

24 July 2017
Farm Management Deposits (FMDs) are an integral part of year end planning for Primary Producers.

Directors and creditors take note: Changes to the claw-back rules

28 June 2017
In a liquidation, a liquidator has the right to take back property or money that the debtor improperly gave away before the liquidator was appointed.

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