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Running a psychology business through a trust – can it be done?

Yes. But it must be done “right”! If you would like to run your psychology business through a trust, a formal deed outlining how the trust will operate is required. The trick is to ensure you are set up with a robust  trust deed from the outset from a lawyer … Continue reading

Crowd-sourced Funding

What is Crowd-sourced Funding (CSF), and why should your business consider it? One of the many challenges you may face as a small business or start-up is raising sufficient capital to grow and develop your company.  If this is the case, then crowdfunding might be an effective way for your … Continue reading

Hiring to fill a parental leave spot? Part 3

Part 3 In Part 1 of this series we looked at having the discussion with the departing employee about their impending leave. Then, in Part 2 of this series we looked at what to ask candidates to assess their willingness to take on a replacement fixed-term role. Now, in Part … Continue reading

Hiring to fill a parental leave spot? Part 2

In Part 1 of this series we went through the questions (and information) that you need to obtain from the departing employee before embarking on obtaining the replacement employee. Now that you’re equipped with the knowledge to proceed with planning for their absence, it’s important to turn your mind to … Continue reading

Hiring to fill a parental leave spot? Part 1

Our top tips for making sure you don’t throw the baby out with the bath water! Part 1 First off – the discussion with your pregnant employee. Before you can even plan for the replacement employee, you first need to uncover a whole lot of information from your departing employee. … Continue reading

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