New Year planning for your business


Ready. Aim. Firing in 2012!

Conducting a sense-check of your business in Quarter 3 is a prime time to make any necessary changes.  It is an especially good time to review the cash flow requirements of your business so that you can take that into account when it comes around to interim accounts preparation in a few month' time. Read more…

Giving FEEDback

Shikshan Gram’s thanks say Collins Hume is making a difference

With the dawn of 2012 seeing Collins Hume exceeding 100,000 giving activities, we are thrilled to receive some feedback about how our contribution helps one of our recipients.  For the latest summary of our giving impact, please visit our Giving Back page on our website.  For now, please enjoy reading the letter from Shikshan Gram Shelter for Homeless Children: Read more…

"I was galloping on a crystal horse, and then crashed into a brick wall.  My wife had to pick up all the splinters"

Succession planning, estate planning and risk insurance - why it's best to address them today for tomorrow's success

Retirement often seems like a distant speck on the horizon, let alone plans to hand over the business.  However, establishing a sound business succession plan is beneficial for most business owners and can be absolutely necessary for some. Read more…

Manage your super fund with confidence


Are tax bills and bad investment returns eroding your retirement savings?

It's true we are living longer.  And more than ever, you should be thinking and planning for retirement well in advance. However, this longer lead time means the journey can be fraught with investment decisions and tax liabilities that may not be properly considered.  Read more…

A segment of the Tourism Industry now eligible for Enterprise Connect grants

The Australian government has announced that a sector of the Tourism Industry is now eligible to seek assistance from Enterprise Connect.  To be eligible, the Tourism sector must derive a significant portion of its turnover from tourist accommodation, tourist attractions, wineries, tour operations and travel agency services. Read more…