Your Business and The New Year

A new year is always full of new year’s resolutions and renewed energy to start fresh. I’ve seen the usual plethora of quotes and statements through social media the last few days about various opportunities of the new year which get you pumped and ready to tackle any challenge.
We wanted to summarise a few key tasks we would challenge business owners to adopt this year as we start fresh and enthusiastic.

What We Believe in and Why – Know Your Best Player

Advising businesses is similar to building a house; there are many tasks and specialty areas that need to be covered. Winning teams utilise the strengths of all participants and know who to call on to ensure a victory.

What We Believe in and Why – Embrace Change

Someone once told me that people change when the cost to not change becomes greater than the cost to change. All change has its moments of discomfort, however if we continue to focus on the benefits, these moments pass quicker. 

What We Believe in and Why – Ignite The Heart

We want to help people connect with their purpose in life, especially business people who perhaps feel their flame is waning. By recognising your purpose and passion it becomes easier to attract people that share those values (think employees that go that extra mile).

What We Believe in and Why – Two Heads are Better Than One

This value centres around collaboration. By sharing information and ideas openly, together we can achieve the best outcome for your business.

What We Believe in and Why – Seek Out The Blue

At Lemonade Beach our client’s success is our success. With this in mind we are the advisors that seek new opportunities for you. Whether these are new ways to manage cumbersome tasks, people we can connect you with, or ideas on ways you can enhance or expand your operations.

Is There Fringe Benefits Tax on Office Parties and Employee Gifts?

We find a lot of businesses get really confused as to what they can/can’t claim and if there are any Fringe Benefits Tax consequences to the entertainment they provide to their staff and associates as a result of Christmas festivities.

Are Gifts Sent to Clients Deductible?

Over the next few weeks we will be running a series of blogs on spending in the Christmas season. What’s deductible, what attracts Fringe Benefits Tax and how to ensure you can make informed decisions on where you spend your money. 

What We Believe in and Why – Access Granted

Organisational Values are the heart of an enterprise. Everyone works best when we share common purpose and values, as they allow us to build a deeper understanding of each other. We searched our hearts to come up with our six values and this blog series delves deeper into what they mean to us. 

The Importance of Setting Goals

Setting goals is the key to achieving pretty much anything worthwhile in life. Whether it be in business, in your personal life, with health, with your family and children. If you don’t set goals how do you know where you are going? How do you know when you get where you wanted, so you can set some more goals?