From order to chaos and why it matters

From order to chaos and why it matters

From order to chaos and why it matters

I took some time to reflect on a meeting with a new client last week. They were operating in a state of chaos – no accurate financial information, no budget, no KPI targets or measurement system, no idea of upcoming tax commitments, ATO lodgements not up to date, decisions based on gut feel and a raft of complex and slightly..

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How should businesses prepare for success in these unpredictable times?

How should businesses prepare for success in these unpredictable times?

It’s been a crazy year culminating in a crazy month of June to complete the financial year. What a rollercoaster ride! A booming economy with house builders booked out for 3 years, unemployment lower than it was before coronavirus struck in March last year, iron ore price at a record high, waiting lists for cars, boats, caravans and even timber...

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Good signs post JobKeeper

Good signs post JobKeeper

Reports of storms, snow and power outages in Tasmania on Saturday were difficult to believe as we sweltered in the heat of the Sunshine Coast. Our Queensland family holidays are usually cancelled due to cyclones, and recent coronavirus cases in Brisbane almost derailed this one. I haven’t seen any evidence of a need to extend the JobKeeper system. Tourism in..

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Farewell Madeline

Farewell Madeline

More changes here at Unicorn Business Solutions! Madeline Bennett is leaving us this week for a big change of direction. She is going to undertake study in building design. Over the past 5 years, Madeline has helped me look after our commercial property interests (including being responsible for maintenance) and I am sure this experience will encourage her to design..

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Pricing

Pricing

What would happen if you doubled your prices?   What would happen if you increased them by 10%?   How do you set your prices?   These are all interesting questions that often lead to interesting conversations and even more interesting results.   Most business owners set their prices based on a combination of what their competitors charge and to..

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Unicorn Business Solutions are based in Devonport Tasmania, with clients around Australia.

64 Best Street, Devonport

Mail : PO Box 511 Devonport TAS 7310 Australia