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ASBA SA State Conference Presentation 2016

ASBA SA Finance Presentation

August 18th, 2016|Conference downloads|

Mutuality and Taxable Income

The ATO has released a new Guide to assist Not For Profit Clubs, Societies and Associations that are taxable – ie. those that are not exempt from income tax. The Guide will help these organisations to: Work out if they need to lodge an annual tax return Calculate their taxable income How to treat the [...]

June 28th, 2016|Financial Management|

Administration and Finance Reviews

A common issue that many organisations and schools face is that as they grow, their structures, processes and systems do not keep pace or become so complex and expensive that the situation soon becomes unworkable. Similarly, when organisations shrink (whether it be enrolments, donations or even overall level of activity) the administration and finance area [...]

June 28th, 2016|Financial Management, Strategic Leadership|

Preparing for the Commonwealth Census

Each year in August, Australian Non Government Schools complete a Census for the Commonwealth Government, from which many schools derive the biggest amount of income they receive from any one source. Given the Commonwealth Census determines the single biggest income line in many school accounts, getting the census right just seems like common sense! Resolve [...]

June 28th, 2016|Financial Management, General Resources|

Organisational Culture #6

This is the sixth and final article in our series of articles on Organisational Culture based on the bookEssentials in Organisational Behaviour by Stephen P Robbins and Timothy A Judge. This edition of Resolve News explores Global Implications and organisational culture. It sounds obvious but different countries around the world have different cultures in their [...]

June 28th, 2016|Engaged Communities, Strategic Leadership|

A New Way of Leasing

Recently we were talking to a finance company about a new way of financing the construction of Demountable buildings. One of the challenges, especially when building a number of such buildings, is making sure the school can cashflow the progress claims to the builder before switching over to say a chattel mortgage (like a finance [...]

March 18th, 2016|Financial Management|

Technology Tip – Excel

At Resolve we use a Microsoft Excel quite a lot; doing all sorts of modelling, exporting and importing data and basically trying to the the impossible at times. Excel is an incredibly powerful program and has so many features at so many levels you can pretty much do anything you want. We have pushed it [...]

March 18th, 2016|General Resources|

Organisational Culture #5

This is the fifth in our series of articles on Organisational Culture based on the book Essentials in Organisational Behaviour by Stephen P Robbins and Timothy A Judge. In this edition of Resolve News we explore how to build a positive organisational culture. Organisational culture is one of those interesting things – we can normally [...]

March 18th, 2016|Engaged Communities, Strategic Leadership|

Developing Trusted Leadership

As leaders, we want to be trusted. We need to be trusted if we want our team, our organisation, to come on the journey with us. What is absolutely certain is this – if they don’t trust you, they won’t follow. So what does it take to develop trust in leadership? There are 7 ‘truths’ [...]

March 18th, 2016|Engaged Communities|