Help from a Virtual Chief Financial Officer

Need a Virtual CFO in your life?

Predicting the financial future of your business is not easy

Most businesses understand the need to price their products or services so they cover costs and make a profit. Understanding your business's fixed and variable expenses is the first step in performing a break-even analysis. 

What sets higher performing businesses apart is how they use that information. In understanding your business, it is crucial to know what the numbers are telling you. 

Sleep better at night, knowing your numbers are right!
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Collins Hume believes in business

Meet two of our accountants getting results with business owners
When we began in 1980 our mission was simply to deliver the best value tax service possible. But the world has changed and so have we.

Jamie DoyleNow, more than ever, there has never been a more exciting time to be in business and our purpose is to assist and inspire business owners to achieve success in meaningful ways, both in business and in life. By providing expert business and financial advice, our team helps business owners achieve extraordinary results to strengthen communities, change lives and, ultimately, create a better world. 

Jamie Doyle – Partner and Business Adviser
Jamie Doyle is Collins Hume's small business specialist working with established businesses and start-ups, streamlining their set up, structuring and software so they can realise their full potential.

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Better Business Workshop Feb 2019

First Better Business Workshop next month

Business owners book your spots. Ballina's first 2019 Better Business Workshop kicks off next month!

Better Business WorkshopOn Thursday 21 February 2019 Collins Hume will run our popular Better Business Workshop that will provide business owners with massive momentum in 2019 and beyond.

Collins Hume Business Services Specialist, Kelly Crethar, will present two workshops for business owners who wish to tap into their business potential.

"Business owners will be ready to hit the New Year running and make it their best year yet, but we need to start early," Kelly said. "We kick off 2019 with sessions designed to flush out the best business improvement strategies and boost performance."

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Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising

Crowd Sourced Funding launched 19 October 2018

Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising for small proprietary companies is now available in Australia without requiring a proprietary company to convert to an unlisted public company.

crowdThe UK, Europe, USA, Canada and New Zealand have been allowing their private companies to utilise crowd source funding equity raising for around six years. Australia has now caught up.

This is great news for company directors and shareholders of small medium enterprises who would like to expand their businesses, achieve new heights and achieve their dreams.

Eligible companies will have group annual turnover of less than $25 million and will have group assets valued at less than $25 million and will not be listed on a stock exchange or a financial market anywhere in the world.

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Your business growth


Making the most of business growth opportunities?

Business owners are passionate about their businesses and, when we talk to our clients, they always have great ideas about how to grow their businesses.

growThe enthusiasm goes beyond owners. Surveys (with Australian small and medium business in Q1 2018) show more than half (53%) of business owners believe their team is engaged to grow their business.

But perhaps business owners are not making the most of their opportunities. Only 39% of those surveyed had made Growth Plans. 

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