Author Archives: Barbara

Don’t get ripped off by unscrupulous operators

Small business people are busy, perhaps too busy. Because when you’re busy, it’s easy to be ripped off by unscrupulous operators.
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Your business balance sheet

Every year at tax time, your accountant will prepare a balance sheet as well as a profit and loss statement. The P&L is usually easy to understand and forms the basis for your tax return. But do you understand your balance sheet?
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Lawful holiday promotional techniques

Keep the holiday trade going and capitalise on the opportunity by being straightforward and cheerful about it. Happy holiday trading!
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Consumer guarantees

Dealing openly and fairly from the beginning avoids the majority of customer problems.
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Business confidence

Currently, there is a disconnect between business and consumer confidence. Ask any small business in the Margaret River Region how they were travelling over the winter. Most will tell you that sales were very s-l-o-w.
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