Time and Wealth: The Essential Connection

20 June

In our pursuit of wealth, we often find ourselves caught in the relentless cycle of earning, saving, and investing.  While accumulating wealth is undoubtedly a significant goal, it is essential to recognise that time, the finite resource we all...[Read More]

Clearing the clutter: 9 tips to organising your space

20 June

Cleaning up and organising your living area may seem daunting. However, by embracing these nine straightforward principles, you can cultivate an orderly and serene environment.   Seek Inspiration Find your muse in decluttering champions like Marie...[Read More]

The Essential Role of Accountants in Tax Minimisation and Financial Reassurance

20 June

Navigating the complexities of tax obligations can be daunting for both individuals and business owners. With ever-changing tax laws, intricate regulations, and the constant risk of errors and penalties, managing taxes effectively requires more than...[Read More]

Essential Components for Crafting an Effective Business Plan

20 June

Creating a business plan is a crucial step for any entrepreneur or business owner. It serves as a roadmap, guiding the business from its initial stages through growth and development.    A well-crafted business plan not only helps in securing...[Read More]

Oliver’s insights Not another Eurozone crisis! – The rise of the far right in Europe, the French election and implications for investors

20 June

Key points – The success of far-right political parties in EU parliamentary elections & the calling of an election in France have boosted uncertainty by risking a return to the Eurozone crises. – However, centrist parties still dominate in...[Read More]

Investment markets and key developments – Weekly market update 14/6/24

20 June

US sharemarkets initially rose this week after encouraging inflation figures and strong gains in tech. European sharemarkets were a sea of red after some surprises from the European Parliamentary elections and Asian sharemarkets were mixed, with...[Read More]

Small Business – Get ready for tax time

20 June

Are you ready for tax time?   This might be your last chance to make any tax-deductible purchases before this financial year ends on 30 June. See if there are any tax-deductible items your business needs, or any concessions you can...[Read More]

Simple checks for super success

20 June

Complete these checks to help meet your super obligations. Meeting your super obligations as an employer is important, but we know there’s a lot you need to think about. To help streamline the process, complete these simple checks for...[Read More]

Hospital set for AI medical scans in ‘Australian first’

20 June

A Queensland public hospital is set to use artificial intelligence for medical scans, in what has been hailed as an Australian first. Queensland Premier Steven Miles backed the technology’s use in health care after Gold Coast University Hospital...[Read More]

Saving your brains for the good stuff, not ‘grunt work’

19 June

Electricity networks and banks will need high-tech tools to overhaul decades of legacy systems that could otherwise leave the nation vulnerable to blackouts and hackers. Developer platform GitHub prides itself on being home to more than 100 million...[Read More]

PM weighs in on fresh push for free or cheap childcare

19 June

Families could end up paying just $10 a day for three days a week of high-quality early childhood education as momentum builds to reform the troubled system. Early learning and parenting groups have rallied around a Centre for Policy Development...[Read More]

Self-driving cars are safer, just not at dawn or dusk

19 June

Self-driving cars are safer than those driven by humans, a study has revealed, but the advanced vehicles are more likely to crash in challenging weather conditions or when performing turns. The findings were revealed in a study published in the...[Read More]

Not the size of the energy build, but how we use it

19 June

Using the millions of untapped energy resources in people’s homes and garages, fairly and without exposing private data, is one of the biggest challenges of the energy transition. “I’d love us to double down on how we can actually become much...[Read More]

Lies, bad ads, no rules – social media under scrutiny

19 June

Researchers from six Australian universities will together investigate misinformation, consumer targeting, political messages and other risks on social media. RMIT University announced the creation of the Australian Internet Observatory on Monday, a...[Read More]

Why Australia is hosting an electric vehicle price war

19 June

Some have called it the Tesla graveyard – hundreds of new electric cars parked at the Port of Melbourne, awaiting owners. Critics argue the scene is a sign that Australia’s soaring electric vehicle sales have finally hit a speed bump and are...[Read More]