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The New South Wales government has just released its COVID-19 relief package following an extension to lockdowns.  New South Wales’ lockdowns have been extended for 2 weeks, set to remain in place until July 30th after NSW reported 97 new cases of COVID-19 today. Speaking on the lockdown...
As Australia is plunged into multiple lockdowns, it’s time for businesses to brace themselves again for impact.  Just weeks ago, the Australian economy was making a remarkable recovery with unemployment returning to pre-pandemic levels and the booming housing market helping to cut budget...
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For many Australians, tax time means receiving a massive bill from the ATO - but it doesn’t have to. Here are some things to keep in mind when filing your tax return. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has changed in drastic ways. Lockdowns, social distancing and economic hardship have...
due diligence
What is due diligence? If you’re unfamiliar with these words then they will be meaningless to you. They have to do with commercial transactions between buyers and sellers of real estate and other commodities and articles. It’s probably best condensed as “caveat emptor” which is Latin for...
buying a business in australia
Starting or buying a business in Australia is a decision that requires careful research and analysis. Here, DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa explains: Buying a business in Australia guide Buying a business vs starting one the pros and cons How to buy a business The...
Business turnaround opportunities
Every cloud has a silver lining – even the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. A surge in the number of businesses on the verge of failing presents a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs ready to step in and turn things around. It’s been nearly six months since Australia closed its...
Distressed Business Covid Opportunity
The coronavirus pandemic is rapidly reshaping the Australian business landscape. While many will only see hardship, there’s plenty of opportunity for far-sighted entrepreneurs willing to invest in struggling businesses, writes DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Experts have...
how the safe harbour provisions will help businesses
In September of 2017 an amendment was made to the Australian Corporations Act of 2001. This new legislation was designed to assist businesses in restructuring or completing a successful turnaround during financially challenging times. The amendment was referred to as a safe harbour provision,...
coronavirus on australian businesses
If you think the only impact of the coronavirus on Australian businesses is the inexplicable mad rush on supermarket supplies of toilet paper, you’d better think again, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Both the human and business impacts of the virus are currently a...
understanding cash flow problems in businesses
The saying “cash is king” may seem like a throwback in today’s e-commerce and contactless-dominated market, but reliable operating cash flow remains a crucial factor to a business or investment thriving or failing. Whether you’re a small business looking to grow your customer base or a...
fast track to entrepreneurship
Starting your own business or buying a franchise aren’t the only ways of getting into the business world. A third alternative promises would-be entrepreneurs an affordable fast track to running a business, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. If you’re considering...
Time for a business turnaround
3 reasons there’s never been a better time for ‘business turn-arounds’ You no longer need a huge bank balance behind you to become an entrepreneur, writes DG Institute's Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. It’s the great Australian dream – quitting your job and making a profitable...
5 steps to a successful business turnaround
If you’re looking to enter the business world but don’t have the cash reserves to buy a business outright, the ‘leveraged business turn-around’ strategy could be for you. DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains the five steps involved. There are countless Australians...
the four types of business structure
Having the wrong business structure could leave you open to a number of financial issues. In this article, DG Institute CEO Dominique Grubisa explains each type of structure. The four types of business structures Sole Trader Business Structure Partnership Business Structure ...
Investing in an existing business
Investing in an existing business can open up a world of possibilities for you. In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa shares a business success story from one of her students. In the world of business, a single decision can completely transform your fortunes. Sometimes that...
maximising your tax return the five tips for property business tax
As the end of each financial year approaches, you have to prepare to lodge your tax return. These tax tips from DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa will help. None of us looks forward to tax time. But unfortunately, it’s a necessary evil and something that you’ll need to prepare for when...
the four tips on buying a business
Most entrepreneurs don’t know that sometimes it’s better to buy an existing business than starting your own business. In this article, DG Institute founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa provides tips on how you can do that, even if you have no money but want to start a business. When...
5 tips on buying distressed businesses
Recent changes to the law make it possible for you to buy a distressed business and make it profitable. In this article, DG Institute founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains what you need to consider when doing this. Failing startup businesses litter the road to business...
how to generate cash flow by acquiring distressed business
DG Institute CEO and founder, Dominique Grubisa talks about a unique opportunity to generate fast cash flow in this stagnant economy. An opportunity that is NOT in property but instead is about finding underperforming or distressed businesses, taking them over with no money down, and then quickly...