Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Blog

Weird office inventions that didn’t take off

May 28, 2019
Weird office inventions that didn’t take off

Every office invention started with an idea. Consider the computer, the stapler, the office chair and the post-it note. But not every invention promising groundbreaking results in the workplace becomes an office staple (no pun intended). Innovation opens weird and wonderful possibilities. Also uncomfortable, impractical and even dangerous possibilities. For example: Hawaii Chair The Hawaii Chair sought to mitigate the health risks of the sedentary office worker. It’s certainly a long way from what Thomas E Warren had...

Read More

Are you getting more work than you can handle?

May 21, 2019
Work Smarter Not Harder

Getting lots of work can bring great relief if you’re managing a small business. However, one of the tricky things about business operation is the ‘flood or famine’ aspect – sometimes having heaps of work can quickly become too much to handle. That can bring its own set of challenges. Here are some ideas for coping with those challenges. Do you have the right equipment? Having the right equipment to do the job is closely linked with employee satisfaction. This is true for staff...

Read More

Reduce your business’s tax bill in 2019

May 14, 2019
Reduce your business’s tax bill in 2019

The instant asset write-off scheme allows you to claim tax deductions on multiple pieces of equipment worth up to $30 000 each. This makes it an effective way to make major upgrades to your business while taking advantage of the instant asset write-off. What is the instant asset write-off and what has changed for 2019? Introduced in 2016, the instant asset write-off was initially set at $20 000 for small businesses only and was due to end...

Read More

May 2019 economic update

May 7, 2019
May 2019 economic update

The big picture So, where to from here? The economy is probably in better shape than the GDP numbers indicate, but government, business and the RBA will need to switch gears to get wages growth and inflation up. Most economists agree that that may have to happen in the form of a few more interest rate cuts. It is not a matter of if, but when. The big picture ...

Read More

Linx Finance at the 2019 Brisbane Truck show

May 1, 2019
Linx Australia Group at the Brisbane Truck Show

Linx Finance were well represented at the 2019 Brisbane Truck show, which in itself was a well-attended show with 36,921 people recorded across the four days, a 10% increase over the last event. The NatRoad conference was also held at the same time and we got to hear from Industry speakers and mingle with our customers at the social events. On site, there was a good representation of local and international truck and trailer suppliers showcasing industry-leading products and technology....

Read More

Tips for your next car loan

April 17, 2019
Tips for your next car loan

Securing finance for your new car through the dealership is easy. Produce your driver's license and a few other documents and, before you know it, you're behind the wheel of your new car.

Read More

The mining boom is far from over

April 10, 2019
The mining boom is far from over

The mining boom that has been occurring since 2003 is considered Australia’s largest mining expansion since the Victorian Gold Rush of the mid-1800s.

Read More

Has Australia fallen into recession?

April 4, 2019

If the headlines are to be believed then the Australian economy is about to hit some headwinds. In January we’re seeing more weak numbers: house prices are down, equity markets are volatile, retail foot traffic is falling, the Aussie dollar is under pressure and residential building approvals are in free fall. With the September quarter 0.1% drop in GDP and the weakness looking set to continue well into 2019, economists are wondering: Has Australia fallen into recession?

Read More

Was the recent federal budget all bark but no bite?

April 3, 2019
Was the recent federal budget all bark but no bite?

Was the recent federal budget all bark but no bite? The Australian economy remains in 'steady as she goes' mode and it was clear that, some election sweeteners aside, the budget wasn't going to make any radical changes or funding promises.

Read More