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This guest article was written by Geraldine Rimmer, Trade Marks Attorney/Solicitor at Michael Buck IP ***** Your business plans have finally come together.  You have a name and maybe even a snappy new logo as part of your branding plan.  You might have a catchy tagline or a distinctive shape for your product packaging.  What to do next?  Register each as a trade mark of course! WHY? With a trade mark...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** User reviews are more important than ever In the age of Yelp, Google reviews and TripAdvisor, you should have a level of concern for online reviews. At the very least you need to cultivate a level of respect for the potential impacts these can have on business – both good and bad. With a phone in every pocket and business details everywhere...

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This article was written by Reckon Team ***** Deductions, write downs and general savviness – there are a few solid ways to increase your tax benefits this End of Financial Year (EOFY) and squeeze as much juice as you can out of your benefits. 1) The new $30,000 instant asset write off scheme Remember this budget win? It has been upped from previous years when it was $20,000, and it...

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This week’s special guest article was written by Lisa Hayes, owner/director of All in All Parties ***** Running a business and having kids is hard work.  Mum Guilt plays a huge part.  You feel guilty for not spending enough time with the kids, you feel guilty for not spending enough time on your business and lets not get started on the guilt you feel as your house...

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This special guest article was written by Mim Jenkinson, Love From Mim 2018 Gold winner of the AusMumpreneur NSW Business Excellence Award   *****   As you close the doors to the past 12 months and reflect on your successes and challenges, it’s also a great time to set some New Year’s resolutions for your business. You’re perhaps already underway setting business goals for next year and how your business might...

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We are delight to introduce you to one of our Women’s Business School graduates Lisa Westcott founder of  Tea at Henry's     Please tell us about yourself and your business? I am a Mumma to the gorgeous Henry who turned 3 in February this year. To date, he has been my greatest teacher. I learn something new from him every single day. Tea at Henry’s is my second baby. It...

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Please tell us about yourself and your business? Navi was established by myself and my gal pal/business partner Samantha Janssen in 2014 out of a desire and need for comfortable and stylish triathlon clothing. At the time the only options were actually made for men, but in smaller sizes and with splashes of obligatory pink and baby blue. We wanted to feel edgy, cool and like ourselves...

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We are delight to introduce you to one of our Women’s Business School graduates Skye London founder of Y Executive   [caption id="attachment_9453" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photography credit: Lachlan Woods[/caption] Meet Skye I have a 6 year old son, a old west highland terrier cross and have just celebrated my 11th wedding anniversary. I am also the Lead Career Coach and owner at Y Executive.  Y Executive is focused on the career...

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Article below is written by The Team at Reckon ***** Some business loans have a bad reputation. They are usually very easy to access and come with high interest rates that have in the past caught out many borrowers. However, when measured like-for-like with traditional financing options and considering the short term obligations and opportunities that face most small businesses, a business loan may very well be...

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Article below is written by Louise Marshall Head of Learning and Development – Global at Reckon *****   Your social calendar may be full of exciting Instagram worthy entries or (more likely) school events and weekly obligations. However, in the world of business, your calendar dates are a little more rigid and almost certainly less fun. But necessary, oh so necessary, to maintaining a functional business. Business dates can become...

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