How to do a BAS Statement

If you’re running a trades or services business and earning over $75,000 per year, one of the main regulatory requirements you need to complete is preparing and submitting a Business Activity Statement or your BAS. For some business owners this can be a tricky task to complete. You simply may … […]

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Our Top 5 Negotiation Tips for Tradies

Prior to launching Office Shed and offering administrative support services, our Commercial Director spent 4 years working in negotiation consultancies, where he completed consultant training and ran a global negotiation training program. Here are his top 5 tips suitable for any negotiation:   1. Set clearly defined objectives What is … […]

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Top ten tips for tradies using Xero

          As part of Office Shed’s administrative support services, we suggest Xero as the top accounting software package for trades and services business owners. Why? Because Xero does everything you need it to do and does it very well. Xero is user friendly, cloud based so … […]

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Business coaching for tradies #1: Streamline your business processes, deliver better customer service and watch sales grow

Whilst all good tradies will have a well-established client base built on the back of the quality of services delivered and subsequent referrals, is that enough to sustain consistent growth or even to just maintain current sales levels? Having robust administrative processes in place is a key pillar for your … […]

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