Is It Time To Refocus – Individuals & Businesses.
Thought Leadership
  • June 05, 2020

Is It Time To Refocus – Individuals & Businesses.

Anthony Pearson, MB+M, Accountant Adviser relates his personal experiences about moving to a working from a home environment, and then the move to the “new normal” environment. He goes on the discuss the need for both individuals and businesses to review past plans/strategies and refocus on what success looks like for the future.

He provides some expert advice that business could think about to define their way ahead, using some key questions.

Nervous About Returning To Normal?
  • May 27, 2020
Nervous About Returning To Normal?

First, we were anxious about having to isolate and now the with restrictions being eased is now about preparing to return to our old locations. We’re anxious, stressed about having to go back to office and be with other people. Many are nervous about returning to the new normal, and not sure how to cope. In this article Amy Marshall provides some great tips on getting yourself prepared and managing that anxiety,

AM I TOO YOUNG TO BE THINKING ABOUT INSURANCE?
  • May 19, 2020
AM I TOO YOUNG TO BE THINKING ABOUT INSURANCE?

Samantha Cody is young and has a full life in front of her. However, as she had a young child, she asked herself in the of a tragic event how would her daughter’s education & everyday living expenses be met until she becomes independent?

Samantha takes you thru her decision-making process for determining if she needed insurance, and what form it should be.

How To Provide Clarity Of   Communication
  • April 23, 2020
How To Provide Clarity Of Communication

Yasemin Tanrikulu, Accountant Adviser, discusses a subject that is essential for all of us. That being how to provide clarity of communication. The Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us are now conducting business from home, a situation where face-to-face meetings cannot be held. Yasemin will highlight some issues that can lead to errors in communication and steps that can be used to aid effective communications.

Going Crazy In Isolation – Some Tips To Help
  • April 29, 2020
Going Crazy In Isolation – Some Tips To Help

These are the most trying of times and something none of us have experienced before. Coping daily brings many challenges; whether it be how to establish a work setting at home, dealing with the children’s needs, stresses on relationships, and many other factors. In this article, Going Crazy In Isolation – Some Tips To Help, Amy Marshall shares her personal experiences, how she has adjusted to the “new normal,” and her tips that could help you through this current crisis.

Covid-19 – Remote Working, Isolation and Mental Health
  • April 16, 2020
Covid-19 – Remote Working, Isolation and Mental Health

In the current climate, now more than ever, we should ask each other and our staff; Are you OK? Isolation, social distancing and not being able to leave the house and enjoy the company of other people is likely to increase your risk factors for mental health conditions such as depression. Sue Barnes, MB+M Paraplanner discusses these issues and how MBM carrying this out in the business.

SMSF rent relief during Covid-19 crisis
  • April 07, 2020
SMSF rent relief during Covid-19 crisis

While under normal circumstances there is a requirement that SMSF rentals to be at proven market rates, but due to the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic the ATO has given permission for SMSFs to reduce the rent for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.

This means that SMSFs that own commercial premises leased to a related party have some relief from the impacts of COVID-19.