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There are tremendous opportunities for accountants and business advisors if you make a positive commitment to offer a broader range of commercial services to your SME clients in 2018. WIN! For SME clients! SMEs have been identifying that they would like to receive additional commercial services in survey after survey for the last 15 years. In the surveys SMEs identified a range of services...
Welcome to Accountants Minute. Surveys conducted by major companies over the last 15 years have all indicated that 75% to 80% of SMEs are looking for a wider range of commercial services to be provided by their accountants/business advisors. Have you had a discussion with your "A Class" clients to ask them what type of services they are looking for? Many of these clients are probably going...
The recent announcement of the first group of Crowd-Sourced Funding Intermediaries has clearly signified to the small/medium enterprise community that, at long last, Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising has commenced in Australia. Crowd-Sourced Funding has joined Early Stage Innovation Companies as the two very significant corporate vehicles for small/medium enterprises to be able to raise...
Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising is in the final launch stage before being available to Australian small/medium enterprises which could benefit by being able to raise capital from the public. Now is the time for proactive accountants to identify clients who might be classified as a “Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising Company”. Crowd-Source Funding Equity Raising is brand-new in...
You might ask – where are the opportunities to create “new income streams” from other than compliance work? The opportunities include: Personal Property Securities Register I have recently completed a series of workshops for the Entrepreneurs Program (Australian government). When I asked the directors and officers attending the workshops whether they knew anything about the Personal...
WHY? Because SMEs love Government Grants, they are able to access services that in the normal course of events they might not have worried about, but when they can access these services for around a 50% discount, invariably many of them are far more interested. The Governments of Australia, Federal, State and Territory Governments contribute about $3 billion each year into the fund that pays...
From my point of view it is preferable that the “someone” be an accountant. Surveys conducted over the last fifteen years by MYOB, CCH and various other organisations have all identified that a significant majority of small/medium enterprise operators want to access services that will contribute to “adding value” to their businesses. Most small/medium enterprise operators agree that...
A tremendous opportunity for small/medium enterprises is about to occur in Australia whilst at the same time a potential new income stream will be available for accountants and business advisors who grasp the opportunity to assist their small medium enterprise clients to participate in this tremendous new opportunity for their businesses. For accountants, an additional benefit is that your...
On 29 September 2017, small/medium companies of any age, size or industry will be able to raise capital from “Retail Investors” as well as “Sophisticated Investors” of up to $5 million per annum. Smaller companies that have a business with prospects will be able to present their vision and strategies to potential investors, so that they can raise capital to expand their businesses or...
Accountants, are you adding value to company directors? With Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising, available from 29th September 2017, now is an appropriate time to consider how accountants can help mentor small/medium enterprises for the challenges that company directorship presents. The Australian government expects thousands of companies to take the opportunity to raise capital from the...
Consultants’ training to deliver business advisory services is very important if you’re going to meet the challenge of being able to deliver outstanding new products and services for your clients ‘beyond taxation’. There is an old saying – ‘There is no gain without pain’.  This is very true when it comes to examining how you’re going to go about delivering business advisory...
Accountants, do you want to offer consultancy services?  ESS BIZTOOLS’ Gold Package includes a range of courses for accountants relating to business advisory services for small/medium enterprises. Small/medium enterprises are seeking consultants who can advise them on a range of commercial matters to assist those small/medium businesses to add value to their businesses.  They’re not just...
Accountants, how to create value-add for your clients is undoubtedly one of the biggest questions you need to answer at the beginning of the 2017/18 financial year. We suggest that, in the first instance, you develop a plan; a plan for how you’re going to deliver business advisory services’ products to your clients.  In the beginning, you’re going to have to concentrate on team training...
Accountants, you need more than marketing gimmicks in a Business Advisory Services’ Package.  Whilst marketing and selling skills are important attributes for accountants who are looking to diversify their practices by offering a wider range of services, they are not the only skills that are required if you are going to successfully launch your accountancy or consultancy business into...
Hello, I’m Peter Towers, Managing Director of ESS BIZTOOLS and ESS BASIP.  Welcome to Accountants Minute. Accountants; government grants assist in the delivery of business advisory services for your clients.   There are hundreds of grants, incentives and special loans payable each year by the Federal, State and Territory governments.  The vast majority of these grants are targeted at,...
Hello, I’m Peter Towers, Managing Director of ESS BIZTOOLS and ESS BASIP.  Welcome to Accountants Minute. Accountants, small/medium enterprises want value added services.  Services that your clients can applaud and say, “thank you very much”.  Do your clients thank you for the services that you provide?  We’re at the start of a new financial year.  What are your resolutions for...

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