People think forecasting is only something accountants do and don’t understand the value, but if you go into the year blind and don’t have a vision for where you’re going and plans for how to get there it’s unlikely that you’ll achieve – or exceed – your goals.
Don’t use busyness as an excuse not to take time out to reflect on what’s been, what could be, and what you want your legacy to be, Matthews Steer’s General Manager Catherine Duncan told attendees at our Women in Business breakfast at the start of June.
In November 2016 a number of superannuation changes proposed in the 2016-17 Federal Budget passed parliament and became legislation. These new measures, which come into force on July 1 this year, impose more restrictions on the ways people contribute to their super.
Successful SMEs face a myriad challenges as they expand and evolve and many business owners succumb to common pitfalls, their businesses falling by the wayside before they ever have the chance to achieve their potential. But it doesn't have to be that way... By Ken Matthews.
Matthews Steer Accountants and Advisors have teamed up with Victoria University to implement a cutting-edge business efficiency program called Project Engage that provides clients improved price certainty, minimizes disruption, and ensures there are no surprises come tax time, while reducing the firm’s turn-around times by 27.5%.
Jessica Bonacini was named employee of the year at Matthews Steer’s annual Recognise, Encourage, Reward (RER) awards night at the RACV Club on July 29.
With transport-related business insolvency rates increasing year-on-year, it’s critical to business survival that owners have a clear picture of their numbers, clear strategies for making those numbers work, and a commitment to executing those strategies.
North West Melbourne’s premier business consultants, Matthews Steer, celebrated its 25th anniversary on November 26, 2015, with a gala cocktail party at the Melbourne Museum. Originally a one-man practice operated from the garage of Ken Matthews’ family home in Keilor in 1980, Matthews Steer was established as a partnership with Geoff Steer in 1990.
Federal Minister for Small Business, The Hon. Bruce Billson, presented ‘Energising Enterprise’ which focused on stimulating the small business sector.
An ensemble presentation by some of Xero’s key product development staff, Xerocon’s ‘Product Spotlight’ session focused on product innovations and initiatives with automation, mobile solutions and big useful data the focus.