a fully managed IT service is cutting costs and increasing efficiency for many businesses

5 Key Benefits of a Fully Managed IT Service

As businesses grow in a rapidly changing world, they often find themselves in need of an outsourced IT department. When a business operation becomes more complex, the benefit of working with a fully managed IT service increases monumentally. Because of this, the decision to outsource IT ...

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Knowing what to expect when working with a financial adviser will help ensure you get the most out of your meeting

What to Expect at Your First Appointment with a Financial Adviser

The knowledge and skills you gain by working with a financial adviser can set you up to make the most of your financial circumstances. Far too often, people fail to appreciate that savvy financial management can make their lives easier, regardless of their income level. For many, working with a ...

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businesses are using premium funding to break down their annual premium costs into more manageable payments

Premium Funding Explained

Although ensuring you have the most suitable insurances in place to protect your business is crucial, it can be a substantial upfront cost to your business each year. However, it doesn’t have to be. Premium Funding is a finance solution that allows businesses of all sizes to break down their ...

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Lockwood Partners are seeking experienced accountants to join our team

We are Seeking Experienced Accountants to Join Lockwood Partners

Lockwood Partners are a progressive accounting firm in the Echuca Moama region recognised for helping individuals and businesses with accounting and management services. Our holistic approach and the extensive experience of our team ensures that our clients receive a high level of advice and ...

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JobKeeper 2.0 will extend until March next year

JobKeeper 2.0 – The New Requirements

We previously provided you with details of the eligibility criteria to continue to receive JobKeeper, past the initial JobKeeper end date of 27 September 2020.  Last week, the Federal Government announced an easing of the eligibility criteria and further details have been provided in relation ...

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Home insurance is crucial to homeowners peace of mind and security.

Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset

If you’re like most people, your home will be the biggest asset you’ll ever own. A properly written Home & Contents insurance policy is very important, and you need to gather enough information to help make an informed decision on the type of policy and level of cover you need. Home ...

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The mortgage holiday extension will offer borrowers the option to continue their repayment deferment at the cost of accrued interest

What You Need to Know about the Mortgage Holiday Extension

Come September, Australians who have been hit hard economically by the pandemic will have the choice to commit to a further mortgage holiday extension. While on the surface this spells good news, the extension is not without consequence. When deciding whether to continue the deferment period, ...

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The pandemic economy has forced many to focus on improving their financial management

Using the Pandemic to Improve Your Financial Management

Improving your financial management both individually and in business can often be seen as a daunting task and a skill that is almost impossible to attain without the right background. Regardless of this difficulty that sometimes holds us back, organising your finances is necessary for you ...

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Employees working from home are likely to claim new deductible expenses on their tax returns

What You Need to Know – Working from Home Tax Returns

While for many, working from home has been a difficult transition, there is light at the end of the tunnel in the form of tax returns. For the first time, employees working from home will benefit from a number of deductions that were previously unavailable. What is important is that employees ...

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organisations must upgrade their cyber-security to protect themselves from increased cyber threats during the pandemic

Why You Need to Upgrade Your Cyber-Security Right Now

Between lockdown restrictions and the corresponding economic conditions, businesses have had a difficult time in recent months. For many, one thing has gone wrong after another – when it comes to cyber-security, much of this has been totally out of our control. Current circumstances have ...

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