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2019 FCFG Award Winners

This year, our annual conference was held at the Marriott Resort & Spa in Surfers Paradise. Our conference is a fantastic celebration, not just recognising the hard work our franchisees put in, but it is also a celebration of the brand and community culture we have worked hard to establish. Our franchisees often refer to [..]

Single Touch Payroll

Are you aware of the ATO's introduction of Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch Payroll (STP) is the biggest compliance undertaking since the introduction of GST. Introduced on 1 July 2018 for employers with more than 20 employees, STP will be compulsory for all* employers from 1 July 2019. STP means that all employers must be [..]

The Business of Bookkeeping – Podcast 10

ROBERT GERRISH: (00:31) Today I am delighted to be speaking with Sumi Sivalingam who joins us from Melbourne. Hello and welcome, Sumi. SUMI SIVALINGAM: (00:42) Hi, Robert. Good morning. ROBERT GERRISH: (00:43) Good morning. Look it's great to have you here. I remember you so strongly from various conferences and met you in at a [..]

The Business of Bookkeeping – Podcast 9

ROBERT GERRISH: (00:34) Now today I'm delighted to be talking with Louise Keir. Hello Louise, thanks so much for joining us. LOUISE KEIR: (00:40) Thank you, Robert. ROBERT GERRISH: (00:41) Well look it's good to have you here. Now I know we've bumped into each other a few times, Louise, as you had a wonderful [..]

The business of being successful

This month, we're sitting down with our new Recruitment Manager, Michael Westerberg, to discuss success in business. Michael has extensive experience in the finance and franchise world; as well as being a teacher, a dual Commonwealth medalist, and the owner of a Taekwondo school. His resume is impressive, and we can’t wait to find out [..]

Networking beyond the bottom line.

When it comes to marketing, attending networking events is often viewed as the best way to get your business card into the hands of other local businesses. Meeting people at events directly equates to landing a brand new customer, it seems. But is it as cut and dry as that? We spoke to Linda Daniels, [..]