January news

As 2018 begins As the new year gets underway, we would like to wish our clients good health and a prosperous year ahead.  Whatever business you do, know that we are there by your side offering advice and assistance for future successes. New Year’s resolution Every year, many of us start with resolutions. At Peacocke…

Keep business data secure

It’s no secret that data loss can be a costly nightmare for a small business, with recent estimates citing the total cost of data breaches exceeding $2.1 trillion by 2019.  Unfortunately, cyber attackers increasingly target small businesses because they are less likely to have appropriate or updated security measures in place. Accidental loss due to a lightning…

What is your succession plan?

What is your succession plan? Recent statistics from PWC Global show that 43 per cent of family-owned businesses don’t have a succession plan in place, and only 12 per cent survive to the third generation. Regardless of whether your assets are $1 million or $100 million, a succession plan is essential to minimise the risk…

Improving cash flow

Getting invoices paid on time is always an important consideration for any business, large or small. Late payers can cost time and money, particularly at this time of year! Get paid faster with these tips from us: Stagger your schedule Bill some of your clients mid-month and others at month’s end to ensure ongoing cash…

November news

We hope you picked a winner! The month began with a flutter on the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops the nation. We’d like you to know that we are always a safe bet when it comes to your taxation, superannuation, business activity or investment needs. Our business and your business, now that’s a winning combination!…

Small business end-of-year planning tips

  With the holiday season nearly upon us, it’s wise to set aside some time to tie up loose ends so you can start the new year fresh, organised, and ready to roll. As you prioritise ‘must-do’s’ before taking some well-earned time off, consider adding these end-of-year business activities to your list. Connect with your…

You just need a cool, lazy million!

You just need a cool, lazy million! Our recent investment seminar proved to be a great night of networking and we were fortunate to have Jon McGrath and Adam Lawrance from JBWere give us some ideas on how to earn more from cash deposits safely. I know Jon and Adam will dislike the title but…

Want a higher return from your money?

September News Investment Seminar Special guest at our upcoming investment seminar will be Jon McGrath from JBWere. Jon is an expert in private wealth management who works with individuals, families and non-profit organisations to help protect and grow their wealth in a conservative manner. The event will be held at our office at 6pm on…

August news

  Minimise your stress Haven’t done your tax return yet? Well, don’t worry, we are here to help! The team at Peacocke Accountants has the skills to provide you with the best tax advice and to ensure accurate and on-time lodgements for all your compliance needs. With our up to date knowledge of Australian and…

July news

NBN blues After switching to the National Broadband Network, we have experienced some technical difficulties which have affected our phone communications. The issue has now been resolved, but if you do experience any problems please call Jen on 0413 026 771 or email us at admin@peacockeaccountants.com.au We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.…

June news

  Tax time This tax time, beware of scammers when it comes to dealing with the Australian Tax Office. As it is such a busy time of year, people should be wary of any emails, phone calls or SMS they receive that claim to be from the ATO even if it seems legitimate. If you’re…