Australian Economic Outlook – forecasts for 2018

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 15-Nov-2017 04:33:00

Forecasts for the Australian economy in 2018 are cautiously optimistic, driven largely by improving global conditions but tempered by uncertainty around household consumption.

As reported in our Global Economic Outlook, the international economy appears to be improving and gaining momentum.

The ‘Advanced Economies’ group is experiencing cyclical recoveries, while the ‘Emerging Markets and Developing Economies’ group is benefiting from improving global demand and government spending.

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Topics: Business Value, Business Planning, Financial

Time for an end-of-financial-year check-up? [template]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 14-Jun-2017 05:17:00

We created the JPAbusiness Business Health Check template to use with our business advisory clients.

It helps them to identify business health issues they can address in-house, as well as areas where they need to seek external advice on methods to improve the business’s outcomes.

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Topics: Running your business, Template, Financial, business health

Should I use my redundancy payout to buy a business?

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 05-Apr-2017 05:53:00


Often we come across clients who have been made redundant after a long period in an employed situation. 

They are at an age where they still have plenty of potential to make a meaningful contribution in another employed role, or in owning a business. In fact, some of the expertise they have built up over their career is very appropriate for owning and running their own business.

However there are some pitfalls:

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Topics: Buying a business, Starting a business, Financial

Business Transfer Issues: Employee and Financial

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 07-Oct-2016 05:26:00

In this blog James examines the first two categories in the JPAbusiness Business Transfer Checklist – Employees and Financial. 


There are a number of business transfer issues related to employee management and two of the most important are:

  • Documentation
  • Communication
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Topics: Staff, Business transfer, Financial

Self-managed super – is it for me? [blog]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 15-Jul-2016 15:00:00

Self-managed super – is it for me?

Just what does a self-managed super fund offer and how can you tell if self-managed super is for you?

To answer these questions, and many more, we’ve called on a long-time accounting partner of ours, Chapman Eastway, a specialist firm we have known and worked with for more than 25 years

Chapman Eastway is a family and business advisory firm based in Sydney, and one of the highly respected service providers in the JPAbusiness network.

Chapman Eastway Principal Michael Pisani has kindly agreed to share his expertise on this topic with us.

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Topics: Running your business, Financial

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 


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