What to Know Before Buying a Business

What to Know Before Buying a Business

Buying a business can be a great way to secure an established revenue stream while skipping the turbulence that comes with launching from scratch. While buying a business can fast-track your way to becoming your own boss, it’s essential to remember the purchase...
Open Banking, Borrowers Be Aware

Open Banking, Borrowers Be Aware

Open banking started in mid-2020, requiring major Australian banks to make your data available to you upon request. Despite plenty to gain from open banking, including a lessening of paperwork and greater transparency, there are traps for the unwary, given lenders...
ATO Debt Warning Notices

ATO Debt Warning Notices

In August, the ATO began issuing warning letters to businesses with tax debts of more than $100,000, with a warning that if efforts were not made to manage the debt, the ATO intended to disclose their tax debt information to credit rating agencies. Certain...
Pharmacy WA Forum 2021 Wrap

Pharmacy WA Forum 2021 Wrap

At a time when Perth and WA community pharmacies are navigating a path out of COVID-19 and beyond, I was excited to have been a guest presenter and a part of The Pharmacy WA Forum for 2021. The forum remains the leading event in the WA community pharmacy calendar and...
Why Now Is A Great Time To Refinance

Why Now Is A Great Time To Refinance

With fixed interest rates beginning to rise, now is the time to consider options on how your debt is structured, business and home. Whilst many in the finance industry will recommend assessing your debt reduction strategy every 5 years, we suggest doing so every 3...
Strata Loans For Perth Body Corporates

Strata Loans For Perth Body Corporates

The Strata Titles Act 1985, also known as the strata reforms, came into effect in May 2020 and these were welcomed for bringing strata communities ‘into the 21st century’. These reforms have effectively introduced better buyer information, more efficient dispute...
Fast Hall of Fame Award 2020 Winner

Fast Hall of Fame Award 2020 Winner

We are pleased to announce and proud to acknowledge that our Founding Partner, Michael Coombes, and Southshore Finance have been recognised in the 2020 Fast Hall of Fame Awards as leaders in the finance industry. FAST continues to be one of Australia’s leading finance...