Five ways to keep your bank manager onside

10:44PM | Wednesday, 10 October 2012 | Greg Hayes

For many start-ups, cashflow is a perennial challenge. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can keep your finances strong and your bank manager happy. BY GREG HAYES.

Seven ways to keep your late-paying customers in check

9:18PM | Wednesday, 12 September 2012 | Greg Hayes

They are the bane of every entrepreneur’s existence: The customers who don’t pay their bills, or are months overdue. Thankfully, there are effective ways to deal with them. BY GREG HAYES.

Need 2 know: Why older doesn’t mean safer for start-ups

8:53PM | Thursday, 30 August 2012 | Greg Hayes

You’ve survived the first couple of years, but the hard work doesn’t stop if you want to be a successful start-up. BY GREG HAYES.

What’s your business worth?

8:10PM | Wednesday, 1 August 2012 | Greg Hayes

Keeping in mind the potential value of your business will help you stay on track to building a business that can be sold for a good price. BY GREG HAYES.

How creative can you be with your taxable profits?

7:45PM | Wednesday, 18 July 2012 | Greg Hayes

Whether you’re a sole trader, start-up or partnership, there is always a temptation to be a little creative when it comes to your profits. So how creative can you be without running afoul of the taxman? BY GREG HAYES.

Keeping out of the tax spotlight

7:00PM | Wednesday, 4 July 2012 | Greg Hayes

The end of the financial year does not mean that your business is out of the tax office danger zone. Becoming complacent about your tax obligations now could have dire consequences. BY GREG HAYES.

Tax time countdown: Seven keys to a better tax outcome

6:20PM | Wednesday, 6 June 2012 | Greg Hayes

With the countdown to June 30 now well and truly on, it’s time to get serious about your tax planning. Here are seven more essential tax tips to help your business out. BY GREG HAYES.

Seven essential tax time housekeeping tips

5:30PM | Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | Greg Hayes

It’s just six weeks until the end of the financial year. Unless you want the taxman to clean your business out, you must start dealing with these seven areas right now. BY GREG HAYES.

Watch out for the post-budget Sheriff of Nottingham

5:49AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Greg Hayes

Some have described this as a Robin Hood budget. Unfortunately, for small business, it may have more in common with the Sheriff of Nottingham. BY GREG HAYES.

Know the right time to exit

4:51PM | Wednesday, 11 April 2012 | Greg Hayes

Knowing the right time to exit your business is a more important decision than deciding to go into business in the first place. Here’s why. BY GREG HAYES.