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School Census Survey

Each year every non-government school in Australia completes a Census Returm for the Commonwealth Government that helps determine its Government Funding. The Bursars Forum recently surveyed its 1000+ members to find out aspects of how schools approach such an important task. Some of the key findings included: The Registrar/Enrolments Secretary is the most common staff [...]

November 19th, 2015|Financial Management, General Resources|

Building Budgets

This is the time of year that many of our clients are working on their budgets for next year. Some organisations struggle with how to get started with budgets. Firstly, we would say that just taking this year’s budget and adding 3% to everything is generally not a good budget strategy! It sounds obvious, but [...]

August 30th, 2015|Financial Management|

Purchasing Policies

Internal controls in the form of procurement or purchasing policies help organisations prevent mistakes and fraud. Clear and consistent purchasing policies also make decision making easy, alleviating confusion and stress for staff members. It is easy to neglect the purchasing area but when neglected this almost certainly influences your organisation’s performance negatively. If you do [...]

May 26th, 2015|Financial Management|

Excel Tips and Tricks

For many of us Microsoft Excel is either a program we live in every day and we love or a piece software that terrifies us or alternatively a program that we only use the smallest amount of. At Resolve we use Excel a lot and in doing so continue to find all sorts of interesting [...]

February 27th, 2015|Financial Management, General Resources|

Cloud Accounting is here to stay

Cloud Accounting is here to stay, and NOW is the time to start to think seriously about taking your accounting software online.  At Resolve we work extensively with both Quickbooks and Xero accounting software.  Xero is a newcomer to the market but having a huge impact on the small to medium size market.  Xero pitches itself as “Beautiful Accounting software” and we have to agree.  It’s inexpensive, always up to date, secure, fully featured and FAST to process.  We are seeing lots of churches and small to medium not for profits moving to a Xero solution provided by Resolve, including most recently Scripture Union Australia, Coast Community Church and Christian Media Australia. […]

March 21st, 2013|Financial Management, General Resources|

Lost Money

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November 28th, 2012|Financial Management|

Internal Controls

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November 28th, 2012|Financial Management|

Christian Schools National Business Conference – 2012 – Benchmarks and KPIs Workshop

Christian Schools Business Conference Sep 2012 KPIs & Benchmarking

September 25th, 2012|Financial Management|

New Tax Guide for NFPs

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August 22nd, 2012|Financial Management|

Increases in Directors liabilities

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August 22nd, 2012|Community Governance, Financial Management|