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WHAT THEY SAY…

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Russell Hamlet
Russell Hamlet
02:40 04 Mar 17
Sophie & Ed from Marsh Tincknell have supported me and my business from startup. They manage my tax and have provided fantastic advice for left field issues along the journey. Their communication and customer service approach is second to none. I thoroughly recommend MT to anyone that expects and appreciates quality and professional service.read more
David Merrick
David Merrick
00:41 05 Nov 15
I have received excellent service from David Tincknell and the rest of the team with regards to setting up trust structures and general accounting. David has a lot of knowledge and has given me great advice. read more
Sarah Polkinghorne
Sarah Polkinghorne
02:44 02 May 13
I trust Marsh Tincknell to manage my tax and financial affairs, their advice and understanding is exceptional. I find these accountants easy to deal with and are always available to reply to an email or talk on the phone. I would recommend these guys to anyone.read more
Simon Clarke
Simon Clarke
02:24 22 Apr 13
Marsh Tincknell have been the accountants for my group of businesses for over 20 years. During that time they have undertaken all public accounting, tax, investment and superannuation functions. I have always found them to be highly professional, ethical and timely. If you're seeking a professional accounting firm that can undertake work for individuals and are scalable to large SME's, I highly recommend them. read more
Refined Painting Projects
Refined Painting Projects
07:31 09 Jan 18
We would highly recommend Marsh Tincknell for your accounting needs. Their team have provided us with prompt support whenever it has been needed, with nothing has been a hassle for them to help with. We are very grateful to have been referred to them by another happy client!read more
… they really care about providing the personalised care and attention that I need…
Aseet Patel Aseet Patel – The Timber Depot Pty Ltd
I have referred several business colleagues to Marsh Tincknell over the years and will continue to do so.
Simon Clarke Simon Clarke – Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors
Randall from MT is my “DREAM MAKER”
Hilary Weir Hilary Weir – Dreammaker Travel

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Tips to Help You Make Better Business Decisions

Came across this interesting this article from Harvard Business Review and immediately thought it was worth sharing. It's called 3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making.  In it, Walter Frick shares some valuable insights. Here's a short snippet: So, the first rule...

Tax Tips For Australian Businesses in 2020

Came across this interesting this article from Australia Unwrapped and immediately thought it was worth sharing. It's called Top 10 Tax Tips When Running A Business in Australia in 2020?  In it, Dave Peterson shares some valuable insights. Here's a short snippet:...

How to Grow Your Capital Despite the Pandemic

Came across this interesting this article from Entrepreneur Magazine and immediately thought it was worth sharing. It's titled, Seven Tips to Improve Working Capital For Your Business Through the COVID-19 Crisis.  In it, Hussein Safa of the BMB Group shares some...

Why We Need to Keep Small Businesses Afloat

There are some phenomenal perspectives in this article from Smart Company. We thought it'd be beneficial if we shared it with you. It's called Why It's Up to Aussiepreneurs to Kickstart the Economy In it, Lui Pangiarella shares some valuable insights. Here's a short...

Business Insurance Basics You Need to Know About

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How Taxation in Australia Should Evolve In a Post-Pandemic World

This excellent article from Mondaq has some gems that we thought were interesting enough to share with you. It’s called Rethinking Tax Reform - It's Now Or Never. In it, Melinda Peters shares some thought-provoking suggestions and insights. This one is particularly...

How We Should Shape Our “Next Normal”

There is a lot of really interesting stuff that Ariana Huffington takes on in this Thrive Global article. It's called Why Adding a Human Layer Is the Key to the “Great Reset”. In it, the media mogul shares some really thought-provoking perspectives. This one...

Victoria Government Help Small Businesses with Rent

Thought we'd share this interesting piece from My Business. It's called Victoria Extends Commercial Leasing Relief, Alleviating Pressure on Small Businesses. It's got some great news for small businesses. Here's an excerpt: The Victorian Commercial Leasing Code of...

How to Manage Remote Workers Paid Hourly

Here's a compelling piece from SmallBizTrends.com It's called How to Manage Non- Exempt (Hourly) Employees Remotely. It has some really thought-provoking insights. This one's particularly interesting: The most challenging situation is how to supervise non-exempt...

Tips For Keeping Your Company Files Safe in the New Work From Home Setting

Working from home can be great and all but there's one downside - increased requirements for cybersecurity. This article's got some good tips on how to keep your company's files secure even in this new age of work. It's a SmartCompany article has quite a lot of good...

What To Do If You Have Employees Under Work Visas

Here's an article that's got some really interesting insights. It's titled, What employers need to know about temporary work visas. If you have employees under temporary work visas, you're not going to want to miss this one. It's got some tips for you. Here's a...

Making the Case for Implementing a Pandemic Leave

Here's a really thought-provoking piece from Small Biz Trends. It's called New UPS Store Survey Shows How Small Businesses are Pivoting. In it, Samson Haileyesus shares some really interesting news. Here's an excerpt: Throughout the coronavirus outbreak in Victoria, a...

Is Retail Done For?

Thought we'd share this really interesting piece from Smart Company. It's called Shopping centre vacancies hit 20-year high as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on retailers. In it, Matthew Elmas shares some thought-provoking insights. Here's one of them: With hordes of office...

Cashflow Crisis for Small Businesses

Found this really interesting article from Mozo. It's called Cashflow crisis: Over half of small business invoices are paid late. In it Katherine O'Chee shares some overview into the state of affairs of small businesses everywhere in Australia. Here's a short excerpt:...

How to Choose the Right Accountant for Your Small Business

Here's another good one from Business Matters. It's called 7 Steps to Choosing the Right Small Business Accountant. There are some really intersting insights here. This one is especially thought-provoking: First and foremost, before choosing an accountant, it’s...

Business Loan Application 101

Looking to get a business loan to keep your business restarted? Here are a few pointers. In it, CPA Juanita Farmer shares some tips. Here's one that we thought was particularly helpful: Your loan request should be based on and accompanied by a complete business plan....

What A.I. Can Do For Small Businesses

This fascinating piece from Entrepreneur's got a lot of interesting insights. It's called How Small Businesses Can Leverage AI to Battle Bigger Competitors. In it, Sarah Austin shares some ways how A.I. can be used even in the smallest of businesses. Here's one point...

Tax Myths You Need to Avoid

Tax time is nearly here and we're guessing a lot of you are already cross-eyed looking for ways to minimize your returns. But, don't fall for these tax myths because you're the one who's going to be sorry in the end. Here's one myth that we bet a lot of people are...

Taking Care of Your Employees’ Mental Health in the New Normal

Stumbled upon this insightful Entrepreneur.com article. It's called How to Support Employees' Mental Health as You Return to the Office. It's got a lot of really interesting perspectives. Here's one that we thought was particularly thought-provoking: Inadequate safety...

Here’s How the United States is Taking Care of the Freelance Industry. Should Australia Follow Suit?

Freelancing has become a huge industry, not just in America, but in the rest of the world as well. This article from Business Insider has some insights on how the United States is taking care of their freelancers. Here's a snippet from the article that we just had to...

What You Need to Know About The Instant Tax Write-Off for Vehicle Purchases Used For Your Businesses

Looking to purchase a new vehicle for your business? This article from Car Advice has got some fascinating insights on the Federal Government's tax write-offs. Here's a short excerpt: For other motor vehicles, (such as) commercial vehicles designed not...

The Negative Effects of Low-Value Work On Your Goals

Aytekin Tank makes a lot of interesting points in this article. It's a piece published in Entrepreneur titled How Low-Value Work Is Hurting Your Bottom Line. Here's a short snippet to give you an idea of what he talks about: Research shows that knowledge workers spend...

How COVID-19 is Affecting E-Commerce

Stumbled upon this piece from the NAB website and we thought we had to share it with you. It's called E-commerce in COVID-19.  It makes some really interesting points. Here's a snippet that we just had to share: The most important aspect of any e-commerce setup...

How to Keep Your Business Thriving the Midst of a Pandemic

Vishen Lakhiani share some valuable insights here. It's an article called Here’s How Businesses Can Thrive In The Wake Of This Global Pandemic. In it, the founder of Mind Valley shares some of his wisdom. Here's a short snippet: So instead of focusing on our...

The Nuances of the JobKeeper Program

Here's an interesting piece from the Syndey Morning Herald. It's called JobKeeper changes demanded as businesses face Solomon-like choices. In it, Shane Wright shares about the nuances of the JobKeeper program of the Australian government. Here's a short excerpt to...

How Businesses Can Respond to the Lockdowns

Came across this piece from the Digital Maas and thought that we would share it. It's called What Can You Do As a Business In Response to COVID-19. It's got some insights that we thought you'd find interesting. Here's one of them now: Business owners should still...

Things You Can Do Right Now To Help Your Business Thrive

Here's a really fascinating piece from Entrepreneur. It's called 5 Essential Ways to Help You and Your Business Thrive During Lockdown. It's got some interesting insights. Here's one that we thought was particularly intriguing: Give yourself a sense of purpose and...

What You Can Do to Help Your Start Up Rise from the Crisis Even Stronger

Thought we'd share this fascinating piece from Entrepreneur. It's called How to Position Your Startup to Weather the Storm. There are some timely advice here that we thought we could all use during this bleak period. Here's one that we thought was extremely...

Employee Burnout in the Age of WFH

How does that saying go? "Be careful what you wish for, lest it comes true." Well, some employees are experiencing this very thing with their forced work from home situation. This article from Digiday focuses on this. It's titled ‘You have no excuse why you...

Moratorium on Evictions in a Post-Covid-19 World

Thought we'd share this interesting piece from 9 News. It's called Deal For Moratorium on Eviction of Renters. It's got some really interesting points on how the health crisis should be handled. Here's a quote from the Prime Minister: We are in unchartered territory,...

The Coronavirus May Cast Some Dark Clouds But There are Some Silver Linings If You Know Where to Look

Looking for some silver lining out of the current state of affairs? This piece from Mozo might just do that for us. It's by Tom Watson and it's called ABS data reveals extent of COVID-19 financial hit to Australian businesses. Here's a short excerpt: While the...

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allows Cooperation Between Businesses

Thought we'd share this fascinating piece from the Guardian. It's called ACCC allows business competitors to work together in coronavirus 'war effort'. It's a highly informative article that would definitely be of help to small business owners. Here's an excerpt that...

You Should Update Your Google My Business Listing to Avoid Confusion

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Keep Yourself and Your Business Productive Even in a Lockdown By Doing These Things

Thought we'd add some value to your day by sharing this interesting piece from E-Webmarketing's Sam Shetty. It's a thought-provoking provoking piece on how to keep your business growing even when there's a lockdown in place. Here's an excerpt that we thought we should...

What You Can do To Help You Hit the Ground Running When the Lockdowns are Over

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Business Building Doesn’t Have to Stop Just Because of the Pandemic

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Tax Tips and Stimulus Packages for Self-Employed Individuals and Small Businesses in Australia

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Stimulus Packages Are Already Being Crafted

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Australian Government Moves to Aid Small Businesses

Thought you could use some good news in the middle of the health crisis with this article called The government is writing cheques to small business owners: This is how much you’ll get.  It's by Smart Company's Jason Andrew. In it, he...

The Importance of Knowing Your Numbers

There are a lot of interesting gems in this article from CNBC. It's called The financials every entrepreneur needs to know so the doors stay open for business. Here's one insight that we feel is important that we echo: Unless you track the numbers, you...

Common Legal That Can Cost Your Startup Everything

Launching a startup can get pretty chaotic. And if you don't cover your legal bases early on, it can get even messier. This article from Forbes can help you prevent that. It's called 15 Big Legal Mistakes Made By Startups. In it, Richard Harroch, Lynne Hermle,...

Understanding Your Business’ Finances

Here are some useful tips from The Muse. It's an article called Get Your Business Finances in Order. We thought we'd share it because of the insightful tips. This one's a particularly interesting excerpt: Contribute to your retirement account regularly, even if...

Financial Mistakes To Avoid Especially if You’re a Startup

Even if you have an earth-shattering business idea but you tend to mismanage your finances on the get-go, your business might not get too far. This article from Business.com tries to make sure that this doesn't happen to you. Chris Porteus shares some sensible ideas...

How Do We Properly Account for Social and Human Capital

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales presents us with some interesting ideas in this article. It's called Accounting for capital: natural, social and human.  There are some thought-provoking insights here that we just couldn't help but share....

Making Sense of RPA, AI, and Blockchain in Accounting

In the Black has been publishing really interesting content lately. Here's one where they talk about how accountants can take advantage of RPA, blockchain, and other technological advancements. In it, University of Melbourne's Michael Davern, shares: We are the...

What Accountants Can Really Do For You

Stumbled upon this fascinating piece from Business Insider. It's called 6 things you probably didn't realize your accountant can do for your small business. There are some really thought-provoking ideas in it. Here's one that we found really interesting:...

Running an Efficient Call Center Operations

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The Value of Doing Your Accounting Perfectly Even at the Startup Stage

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Single Touch Payroll Exemptions are Extended

Here's an important update from Accountants Daily. It's about Single Touch Payroll. Here's a short excerpt: While Single Touch Payroll has now been rolled out for businesses of all sizes, the ATO has advised that the exemption for employers with a withholding payer...

Ways You Can Save Money for Your Business

This really fascinating article from American Express really connected with us. It's called 27 Money-Saving Tips From Successful Small Businesses. It has some real gems. This one's a particularly interesting nugget of wisdom: Telecommuting isn't possible for all...

Tax Season Has Come Again. Here’s What You Need to Know to Get the Ball Rolling

Tax season has come upon us again and this eye-opening article from Smart Company is just the type of article that becomes a must-read at this time of the year. It's called Six things to do now to make tax time 2020 a little less taxing. It shares some really...

Freelance Workers Can Help You Scale Your Business

In this fascinating piece from Smallbiz-Resources, we learn a thing or two about the benefits of hiring freelancers. It's called 5 Benefits of Using Freelancers to Grow Your Business. Here's one benefit that we just can't help but echo: The costs of hiring a new...

Most Commonly Committed Accounting Mistakes

Did you happen to catch wind of this new write-up at the business consultancy website BPlans? It's called The 8 Most Common Small Business Accounting Mistakes and we thought that it would make for a great early year reading for business owners? They share some...

Nobody’s Going Out to Shop Anymore. What’s a Brick and Mortar Retailer To Do?

The online marketplace is in full swing and retail stores are failing because of it. What are stores to do?  Jenny Cermak, Guenièvre Lasalarié, Abe Levavi, and Joseph Tesvic Open share their views in this fascinating piece on McKinsey & Company....

Turning Raw Data into Stories Your Bosses Won’t Fall Asleep Listening To

Explaining to your bosses about the necessity of certain expenses can be as frustrating as teaching Facebook etiquette to your granny. This piece from Smart Company shares how this unpleasant experience can be warded off. In it, Priscilla Pho lets us know about the...

Small Business Insurance Shakeups are Imminent

Finding the right insurance provider can be a huge boon to your business. It is, however, not easy to find the perfect one for you.  This piece from McKinsey & Company makes some interesting points on insurance companies and offers. This one, in particular,...

Has the Australian Accounting Standards Become Out of Touch?

This Australian Financial Review shares this interesting report. It's a fascinating piece titled Accounting standards now 'outrageously complex'. In the article, Liberal MP Jason Falinski says: Accounting standards have become outrageously complex. That’s...

Retail is Going Back To Bricks and Mortar

Here's a compelling article from the MYOB. It's called Consumers are Turning to Local, Bricks and Mortar Retail This Christmas. It's got some perceptive insights on retail. Here’s one that’s particularly...

The Best Business Accounting Apps to Download

Painstakingly writing down records in heavy ledger books is supposed to be a thing of the past, and yet some technology that we used for accounting and business today seems just as tedious. If you feel that your current system is not working for you, Style of Money...

How AI Can Benefit Accounting

I found this compelling article from the Artificial Intelligence B2B. It's called AI in Robotic Accounting and Auditing.  It makes some really interesting points. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking: ...

The Benefits of Having an Integrated Accounting System

Discovered this interesting piece by Jayne Thompson and it really piqued our interest. It’s called What is an Integrated Accounting System? It shares some intriguing points. Here’s one of them: Depending on your system's modules, you can perform some...

Taking Advantage of Small Business Tax Deductions Can Result in Huge Savings

Thought we'd share this fascinating article from Sarah Sugar. It’s titled The Ultimate List of Small Business Tax Deductions. It offers some stimulating perspectives. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy: Small business owners spend time...

How to properly set an exit strategy for your business

It goes without saying that it doesn't hurt to be prepared with an exit strategy Research demonstrates that if a business is set up for an eventual exit they are bound to survive than organizations that are ill-equipped. Coming up next are rules for a leave procedure...

Changes to Property in Australia

With the introduction of the new financial year, there was also an introduction of some new rules when it comes to property and property sales in Australia. First and foremost, the process for paying GST on properties was altered. Now, the onus is on the buyer rather...

Booming – A Full Life Ahead

By Peter Marsh - Partner As an avid reader, I was delighted to come across a book recently that resonated with me and gave me much food for thought. Written by one of our clients, Marcus Riley, the book is called Booming – A Life-Changing Philosophy for Ageing Well....

Why it’s great to be a Small Business

Benefits for small businesses in our federal budget Australia’s 3.2 million small businesses – and the 6.7 million labourers they utilize – are currently praising being viewed as a 'small'. That is because they'll have the option to utilise a few select tax...

5 Portfolio Strategies for Financial Year-end

A recent Morning Star article featured Brisbane Accountants Brad Hoffman and Luke Marshall, who both work in different divisions of Marsh Tincknell’s business advisory. Brad and Luke gave their advice for how to make the most of financial year-end. Luke...

QBCC Minimum Financial Reporting (MFR) Changes

There are significant changes coming from the QBCC Changes to QBBC’s minimum reporting requirements are already underway as of the 1st of January of this year (2019) and there are more on their way – in affect as of the 1st of April. The changes come after some...

Good Pharmacies Start With Why – Brisbane Pharmacy Accountant

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Business Ignorance a Bitter Pill to Swallow – Pharmacy Accountants Brisbane

by Shirin Haklar - BPharm, GradDip Accounting I heard last week through the grapevine that a well known Brisbane pharmacy operator was placed in receivership. Being part of a firm of Pharmacy Accountants Brisbane, my first reaction beyond sympathy for all those...

Lynn plays a straight bat and keeps a straight face

It was significant that when Big Bash master blaster Chris Lynn whacked his good mate Shaun Tait for the biggest six in the tournament’s history last December, he barely smiled. The sellout crowd at the Gabba went berserk, and the commentary team searched...

What can I claim against my tax?

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Not a lot of Science in Tuqiri’s Formula for Success

Keep it simple stupid. He didn't exactly say it in those words, but he certainly implied it! Marsh Tincknell was lucky recently to have footballing great Lote Tuqiri in our boardroom, where he chatted about the highs and lows, and lessons learned during...

“Money for nothing, get your cheques for free” – are retail pharmacies the winner in the federal budget?

The news printed the day after the federal budget read like a Dire Straits song, Money for Nothing. According to the media, retail pharmacies will be better off to the tune of $43,000 for essentially doing nothing. Not only is the amount reported...

How the Inability to Distinguish Between Independent Contractors vs Employees can Affect you and your Company

Do you know the difference between independent contractors vs employees? A recent case involving a cleaning company shows that the inability to distinguish between the two can result in liquidation of your company and even bankruptcy. Here’s what happened....

Client Alert: ATO Tax Debts Disclosures

Do you have your tax debts under control? From 1 July 2017, a new tax measure will come into play for small businesses, and we’re here to help prepare you for this tax change. Businesses that haven't engaged with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to get...

What you don’t know about Personal Property Securities Register

What you don't know about Personal Property Securities Register If your business has ever been involved in the leasing of property, a recent court case has proved that a simple clerical error on something such as a Personal Property Securities Register...

Tax Planning Starts Now

There are 5 key things all business owners must consider right now. Some of them are brilliant wealth creation ideas. Please read on… 30 June will be here before we know it. Let us help you get the most out of the upcoming months. Too often, we end up...

What every employer needs to know about fringe benefits (FBT)

What every employer needs to know about fringe benefits (FBT) On 31 March 2017, the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year ends. The ATO will be reviewing whether all employers who should be paying FBT are, and that they are paying the right amount. To help you...

PHARMACIES NEED TO CHANGE LANES FAST TO AVOID POTHOLES

Browsing through the news last weekend, a couple of stories caught my eye. The first was about driverless cars. Not too many years from now, there will be vehicles on our roads making their way from point A to B with not so much as a human foot near the...

SEINFELD’S CURE FOR PHARMACY ILLS – Pharmacy Accounting Brisbane

Author: Shirin Haklar - Marsh Tincknell - Brisbane Health & Pharmacy Accounting Division There’s no record anywhere of Jerry Seinfeld having ever completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy, but pharmacists looking to improve the profitability of their practice...

Business Wisdom from a Veteran News Hound – Marsh Tincknell Accountants Brisbane

Marsh Tincknell Accountants Brisbane give a wrap up of their most recent Boardroom Breakfast with Pat Welsh. News reporters, as a breed, are rarely regarded as being among the most trustworthy professionals in our community. In any public poll, news hounds...

Accountants in QLD Launch Powerful App | Marsh Tincknell Accountants in QLD

It’s Landed! The Brand new App from Marsh Tincknell As a firm we are constantly looking for ways we can improve the service we offer our customers and we are proud to announce the launch of our brand new Marsh Tincknell App.  It’s completely free of charge...

Management: How Do We Translate Personal Success Into Team Success? – with Nick Stiles

It’s not every day that you get to sit down with a man that has one of 2017’s toughest jobs, and luckily Marsh Tincknell - Brisbane Accountants - recently had that opportunity at one of their Boardroom Breakfasts welcoming Nick Stiles – the Reds’ head...

Senior Accountants: Feeling ‘Stuck in the Mud’?

“Lack of Vigilance Due to Familiarity with the Task” That’s the definition of complacency. There’s no hiding the fact that when we get used to our jobs, our homes, our cars, our lives and our work – we become resistant to change, regardless of whether it’s change for...

The Impact of Fun at Work

If you were assembling the best Rugby League team of all time, who’d be the first player you’d pick? Wally Lewis? They called him “The King”, after all. Or would you go with Jonathan Thurston? Or Andrew Johns? Darren Lockyer? Perhaps even Cameron Smith? I...

Flicking the Switch

by Randall Corless Are you happy with what you’re doing, and the level you’re at? If you are, fine. If you’re not, what are you prepared to do - or change - to get to the next level? This was challenging question posed by recently retired Test cricketer...

A Chat with Mat Stillone – One of Brisbane’s Best Young Entrepreneurs for 2015

Marsh Tincknell client Mat Stillone, the founder of Protein Supplies Australia, was recently announced as one of Brisbane’s best young entrepreneurs for 2015. We thought it was timely to catch up and have a chat with him about his achievements. When you...

Engage and Motivate Your Team in 2016

There are many factors at play that determine the motivation level of employees, and in fact, business owners. It is arguably one of the most difficult business problems to overcome, and is certainly the source of frustration for many business owners and...

15 Ways to Squeeze More Gross Profit from Your Business

If we can’t produce enough dollars of gross profit from our business, we are never going to produce the amount of operating profit we want or require. Yes we can cut fixed expenses, but we can only do that to a certain point, then it will impact on our...

Oar-Some Insights, All In An Ocean Row

Recently we had a bloke by the name of Andrew Abrahams in to talk to our staff. There’s every chance you’re not familiar with the name, nor Andrew’s long list of achievements, but a couple of years ago, he rowed a 6m boat solo 5000 km across the Atlantic...

Head Down, Work Hard … Just Get On With It!

by Randall Corless I couldn't help but think, after listening to Petero Civoniceva speak over breakfast recently, how good a business would be if it had 50 of him manning the fort! Talk about a bloke who put his head down, worked hard, and just got on with...

Leadership: Are You Getting The Best Out Of Your People Part 4

In the last article I covered the three key leadership behaviours of ‘competence’, ‘emotional maturity’ and ‘leading change’. A very large Australian company where I had worked with dedication and loyalty for 10 years employed a new competent General...

Leadership Part 3 – Are You Getting The Best Out Of Your People

In last week’s article I covered the three key leadership behaviours of ‘Setting the Tone’, ‘Walking the Talk’ and ‘Fairness’. One of the mistakes that aspiring leaders often make is trying too hard to be liked or to be popular, as opposed to being...

Leadership – Are You Getting The Best Out Of Your People Part 2

In last week’s article we covered the first three of what I believe are the twelve key behaviours to work on to become a better leader. My view is that poor leadership is amongst the top five factors limiting business growth, because it’s difficult to...

Trekking Up The Mountain To Success

Recently Marsh Tincknell hosted a Business women’s breakfast – part of our annual commitment to getting our clients and some of their business associates, together to think about matters beyond profit and loss, debits and credits. That’s our job – it...

Marsh Tincknell’s Biggest Morning Tea 2015 – A Recap

Marsh Tincknell joined other fundraisers throughout Australia on Thursday, 28th May in holding a Biggest Morning Tea to raise funds for the Cancer Council. Clients, staff, friends and local businesses were all invited to join us for a morning tea at the...

Leadership Part 1: Are You Getting The Best Out Of Your People?

There are hundreds of books and thousands of web site articles written on leadership, but at the end of the day to become a better leader, and to get the best out of your people, you need to distil the information down into bite size behaviour that you can...

Save Some Dollars, But With Sense

by Randall Corless Without wanting to rip the beard off Santa Claus (aka Joe Hockey), I’d suggest Small Business owners and operators tread carefully in their rush to the shops, to capitalise on the Federal Government’s new capital equipment tax...

Willing and Ready to Address the Issues of Estates

by Peter Marsh Across almost three decades of working as an accountant, I’ve come to realise there’s nothing clients are less diligent about than their will and estate planning. It’s normally the very last aspect of their finances they get in order. And...
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