Main Causes of Stress for Building & Construction Business Owners & How to Counter Them

Many building & construction business owners believe that hard work and dogged determination are all it takes to build and sustain a successful business. But when you consider the pressures of running a company, it seems wise to add effective stress-management to the list. Left unchecked, stress can erode your passion and undermine performance – not to mention, take a serious toll on your health. Research compiled by Office Vibe…  Read more

Tax tips for new building & construction business owners

Do you want to avoid paying more than you should come tax time? Or a frantic last minute search for missing financial records? New building & construction business owners have a lot on their plate and can easily lose track of an approaching tax deadline or financial data needed to submit their return. Organisation is key when preparing for tax time. As is taking advantage of the many tools and resources…  Read more

Client Focus: View Bank Homes

View Bank Homes is a family owned and operated business delivering architecturally designed homes in the communities of Melbourne’s North. Having started as a humble small business View Bank Homes has grown over thirty years to become one of Australia’s most trusted boutique residential property developers. View Bank focuses on building homes in close proximity to amenities, public transport and schools in both well-established and up-and-coming suburbs. They aim to…  Read more

Efficient business systems in the building & construction industry really pay off

Too many building & construction businesses fall over due to a lack of efficient systems designed to streamline the day-to-day operations. This typically happens because the business owner is so caught up in the daily workload of running a business that the fundamentals of good business management get forgotten. Often too it must be said that the owner simply doesn’t like bookkeeping or other administrative tasks, so these get put…  Read more

Improving cash flow in the building & construction industry: How to get paid faster

Maintaining positive cash flow can be challenging for the business & construction industry, whether you’re just starting out or have been running your company for years. The difficulty often comes down to waiting for clients to pay their invoices. One or two chronic late payers cost valuable time and money when you have to chase them down; if reliable clients also fall behind one month, the result can be devastating.…  Read more

How to create good habits in a building and construction business

If you are like most building and construction business owners, there are never enough hours in the day to complete every task on your list. Often you are faced with prioritising what you need to do right now – deal with a client, meet a deadline, visit a site – versus the things you know you should do for the ongoing growth of your business. Scheduling time to attend to…  Read more

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