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Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

It’s not too late to identify how your business can save money and invest for growth even if the Government is in caretaker mode. This is why now is an opportune time review recent tax changes in Australia and how your SME can benefit.

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Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

It’s not too late to identify how your business can save money and invest for growth even if the Government is in caretaker mode. This is why now is an opportune time review recent tax changes in Australia and how your SME can benefit.

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Did you know that as a small business owner, you are eligible to take advantage of a wide range of free services and resources to grow your business? In fact, there is a wide variety of complimentary services and grants provided by the Australian government to help...

Changes to flexible work laws to affect small business

Changes to flexible work laws to affect small business

A business is more than a brick-and-mortar structure, where people clock in nine to five and get a task done. A business is made up hard working people, with unique needs and dynamics. With this in mind a new policy is in play in Australian businesses: As of 1...

Money Management

Best Ways to Manage Your Business Activity Statement (BAS) Fees

Best Ways to Manage Your Business Activity Statement (BAS) Fees

Nobody loves paying tax. But as a small business owner, this is a reality. One that should be dealt with upfront rather than being put on the backburner. Many business owners find themselves avoiding the submission of their Business Activity Statement (BAS) leading to...

What Can Small Business do to Improve Cash Flow?

What Can Small Business do to Improve Cash Flow?

In light of uncertain times, yet another bank has made things that much harder for Australian entrepreneurs looking to expand. Recently ING made an announcement that they will no longer be accepting residential property as loan security. This together with pending...

Interest Rate VS APR: What’s The Difference?

Interest Rate VS APR: What’s The Difference?

Whether you are in the market for a loan or repaying a credit card, you will come across the terms APR  and Interest Rate. Don’t know the difference? You’re not alone. But rather than shy aware from asking, we want to empower you with the in’s and out’s of these pesky...

How To Boost Small Business Via The Sharing Economy

How To Boost Small Business Via The Sharing Economy

What is the sharing economy? Trying to define the ‘sharing economy’ is like trying to hit a moving target. As a concept, it is constantly evolving. But in its simplest form, the sharing economy refers to the exchange of any goods or service using technology. Here...

Marketing Insights

Social Media For Small Business: Your Top 8 Tips

Social Media For Small Business: Your Top 8 Tips

The big wide world of social media doesn’t need to be as daunting as it seems. You don’t need millions of followers or spend tens of thousands of Dollars to make it work for your small business. There are so many budget-friendly tools and strategies that can take your...

An Instagram Marketing Plan for Promoting Restaurants

An Instagram Marketing Plan for Promoting Restaurants

The manager runs up to a patron in his café, with a concerned frown on his face, “Sir, I just wanted to check all is okay with your food as I couldn’t help but notice…that you haven’t Instagrammed it yet?” This restauranteur understands all too well the power of a...

6 New Year Resolutions for your Small Business

6 New Year Resolutions for your Small Business

New Year’s resolutions are habitually put in place in order to improve our lives or reach a particular goal. It’s all about aspirations. And who's more aspirational than a business owner? The ones who seize the opportunity to make themselves and their businesses...

Top 10 Free Online Resources to Boost Small Business

Top 10 Free Online Resources to Boost Small Business

Being a small business owner can be a lonely road. So it’s nice to know that there are online resources out there geared at boosting your business. This can make things that much easier so you don’t have to work quite so hard all the time. So here is our top 10 list...

Press Releases
Labor VS. Liberal: Which Party Is Looking Out For SMEs?

Labor VS. Liberal: Which Party Is Looking Out For SMEs?

The 2019 budget speech has happened. Some are happy, while others are left wanting. The treasurer rightly said that SMEs are the lifeblood of the Australian economy. So they really need the fuel to get them from A to Z. In the meantime, the budget will heavily affect...

BMC Supports Small Business Pledging Uncapped Cash Flow

BMC Supports Small Business Pledging Uncapped Cash Flow

As an entrepreneur in Australia, access to finance is one of the biggest barriers to doing business. During tough times, hardworking Australians are really feeling (not only the pinch) but also the punch. From banks that have let them down when they need it most....

Beyond Merchant Capital Funds Cantinho’s Very First Win!

Beyond Merchant Capital Funds Cantinho’s Very First Win!

Everybody wishes they'd receive a call announcing they are the winner of a trip away. But Michael, owner of family-run Cantinho’s, is the one who actually got it! Michael entered Beyond Merchant Capital's recent competition to win a two-night stay at the beautiful...

Business Finance

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

It’s not too late to identify how your business can save money and invest for growth even if the Government is in caretaker mode. This is why now is an opportune time review recent tax changes in Australia and how your SME can benefit.

Best Ways to Manage Your Business Activity Statement (BAS) Fees

Best Ways to Manage Your Business Activity Statement (BAS) Fees

Nobody loves paying tax. But as a small business owner, this is a reality. One that should be dealt with upfront rather than being put on the backburner. Many business owners find themselves avoiding the submission of their Business Activity Statement (BAS) leading to...

Interest Rate VS APR: What’s The Difference?

Interest Rate VS APR: What’s The Difference?

Whether you are in the market for a loan or repaying a credit card, you will come across the terms APR  and Interest Rate. Don’t know the difference? You’re not alone. But rather than shy aware from asking, we want to empower you with the in’s and out’s of these pesky...

BMC Supports Small Business Pledging Uncapped Cash Flow

BMC Supports Small Business Pledging Uncapped Cash Flow

As an entrepreneur in Australia, access to finance is one of the biggest barriers to doing business. During tough times, hardworking Australians are really feeling (not only the pinch) but also the punch. From banks that have let them down when they need it most....

Success Stories

Beyond Merchant Capital Funds Cantinho’s Very First Win!

Beyond Merchant Capital Funds Cantinho’s Very First Win!

Everybody wishes they'd receive a call announcing they are the winner of a trip away. But Michael, owner of family-run Cantinho’s, is the one who actually got it! Michael entered Beyond Merchant Capital's recent competition to win a two-night stay at the beautiful...

How Is An Entrepreneur Different From An Employee?

How Is An Entrepreneur Different From An Employee?

The thing that stops most people is the start. ‘Most people’ however, are not entrepreneurs who are wired differently. They love the ‘start’. The ‘start’ is what gets them up in the morning. The ‘not knowing’ is their jet fuel. So what makes an entrepreneur different...

Expert Advice For A Successful Business Owner

Expert Advice For A Successful Business Owner

A successful business owner takes their cue from the top. Knowing that any great professional (from entrepreneur to athlete, musician to author) didn’t get there by accident. When it comes to the best of the best, the key players groomed themselves with highly...

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Merchant Financing Powers Up Gold Coast Mechanic

Kira Motley of Gold Coast-based, Grease Monkeys Motor Co., is as hardworking as they come. She runs two businesses as both a mechanic and an electrician, so this feisty lady is not to be messed with. When her partner couldn’t find work, they decided to get their hands...

Politics & Grants

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

It’s not too late to identify how your business can save money and invest for growth even if the Government is in caretaker mode. This is why now is an opportune time review recent tax changes in Australia and how your SME can benefit.

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Did you know that as a small business owner, you are eligible to take advantage of a wide range of free services and resources to grow your business? In fact, there is a wide variety of complimentary services and grants provided by the Australian government to help...

Labor VS. Liberal: Which Party Is Looking Out For SMEs?

Labor VS. Liberal: Which Party Is Looking Out For SMEs?

The 2019 budget speech has happened. Some are happy, while others are left wanting. The treasurer rightly said that SMEs are the lifeblood of the Australian economy. So they really need the fuel to get them from A to Z. In the meantime, the budget will heavily affect...

What Can Small Business do to Improve Cash Flow?

What Can Small Business do to Improve Cash Flow?

In light of uncertain times, yet another bank has made things that much harder for Australian entrepreneurs looking to expand. Recently ING made an announcement that they will no longer be accepting residential property as loan security. This together with pending...

Sponsorship & Events

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) 2019 will run from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. This worthwhile week-long event pays homage to the small businesses that are key contributors to Australia’s growing economy. This remains true across regions and Queensland...

Feeding the Hungry: CEO of BMC Raises Funds for Those in Need

Feeding the Hungry: CEO of BMC Raises Funds for Those in Need

Joining together and breaking bread is the most gratifying way to bring people together. The good people at OzHarvest understand this better than most. This month they are joined by benevolent business leaders from around Australia for the ninth annual OzHarvest CEO...

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Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

Tax Changes in Australia: how your SME can benefit

It’s not too late to identify how your business can save money and invest for growth even if the Government is in caretaker mode. This is why now is an opportune time review recent tax changes in Australia and how your SME can benefit.

Best Ways to Manage Your Business Activity Statement (BAS) Fees

Best Ways to Manage Your Business Activity Statement (BAS) Fees

Nobody loves paying tax. But as a small business owner, this is a reality. One that should be dealt with upfront rather than being put on the backburner. Many business owners find themselves avoiding the submission of their Business Activity Statement (BAS) leading to...

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Free Resources To Fuel & Support Small Business

Did you know that as a small business owner, you are eligible to take advantage of a wide range of free services and resources to grow your business? In fact, there is a wide variety of complimentary services and grants provided by the Australian government to help...

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week 2019

Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) 2019 will run from Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019. This worthwhile week-long event pays homage to the small businesses that are key contributors to Australia’s growing economy. This remains true across regions and Queensland...