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FCFG cleans up at the Seek Commercial QLD/NT Excellence in Franchising Awards for 2015

First Class Financial Group is pleased to announce that two members of our network were winners at the recent Excellence in Franchising Awards QLD/NT. In a ceremony at the Hilton in Brisbane on Friday 17th July 2015, Parul Mehta of First Class Accounts Sunnybank Hills was announced as the QLD/NT Single Unit Franchisee of the [..]

First Class Finalists at the 2015 Franchise Council of Australia Awards

First Class Accounts is proud to announce that 6 of our franchisees are state finalists at the 2015 Franchise Council of Australia Awards. All 6 are well deserving of their place as finalists. Congratulations to the following franchisees: Maria Jowett-Horth - Busy Bookkeeping Eastern Suburbs Maria began in 2000 with just one employee and in 2015 [..]

Take advantage of the Federal Budget $20,000 tax write-off

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd be well aware of what the 2015 Federal Budget means for small business. Businesses with turnover under $2 million can make immediate tax deductions for capital purchases of less than $20,000. This is a huge increase on the previous threshold of $1,000. There is no limit to the number [..]

12 Common Management Mistakes in Bookkeeping

Most small businesses develop from an idea or vision by an entrepreneur who has a particular skill, trade or special interest. While you focus on realising the dream, you try and balance the demands of the various areas of the business – sales, marketing, service delivery, manage staff, paying creditors, collecting monies and the like. But [..]

Stuart Jaeschke wins 2014 Franchisee of the Year

Congratulations to Stuart Jaeschke of First Class Accounts Pine Rivers, our 2014 Franchisee of the Year. Stuart was announced as the winner at the Gala Dinner of the Annual First Class Financial Group Conference, which was held in Siem Reap, Cambodia. As the Franchisee of the Year, Stuart: Demonstrates expert knowledge and skills and displays [..]

Hayley Lewis joins First Class Accounts

First Class Accounts is pleased to announce Hayley Lewis as a Brand Ambassador. Hayley is well known as a former Olympic Champion and television host, but it’s her passion for small business that made her the perfect fit for First Class Accounts.   Since retiring from swimming, Hayley has juggled being a mum to 2 [..]