Family business succession

Blood may be thicker than water, but when it comes to the family business, there are certain pitfalls that can be avoided to ensure longevity and livelihood for future generations. Bringing in outsiders and professionalising a board of directors can really pay off for family businesses. Keeping it in the family Family businesses are the backbone of our Australian economy, employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce, yet…  Read more

SME Alert: Avoiding the pitfalls and liabilities of financial difficulty

This article focuses on the responsibilities of company directors, when the ‘health’ of the business is not great. As advisors, there are often times where we are asked by the owners or directors to give our opinion on the financial ‘health’ of their business or company. This most often occurs when the key financial indicators are all below budget, (if there are budgets) or suppliers accounts have piled up so high…  Read more

Christmas & Summer holidays: common employment issues

Employers often have to deal with unique workplace issues relating to the Christmas–New Year period and summer school holidays. So, with Christmas just around the corner, it is opportune to re-visit some of the more common employment-related issues that can occur. Industrial instrument determines penalty rate The declaration of a public holiday by a state or territory government determines the day on which an employee has a day off with…  Read more

SurfAid 2017

Allan Hall proves a fierce competitor at the 2017 SurfAid Cup The sun was shining, the water was crystal clear and the waves were absolutely pumping for the Annual SurfAid Cup held at Queenscliff Beach on 22nd September 2017. The SurfAid Cup is a surfing competition to raise funds for SurfAid – a non-profit humanitarian organisation whose aim is to improve the health, wellbeing and self-reliance of people living in…  Read more

Allan Hall supports Network Heaven charity project

As part of our commitment to our ‘60 Acts of Kindness’ celebration, a group of our staff recently volunteered to help the charity Network Heaven. Established in 2000 by one of our clients Anne Salvador, Network Heaven aims to bring relief to the poor in the third world and in particular children who are in need, through the collection and distribution of donated items. Anne has led this charity for…  Read more

Allan Hall CA Touch Football 2017

Allan Hall Takes Home the Touch Football Trophy Yet Again! Being renowned as the team to beat, while most were relaxing early on Sunday 17th September, the Allan Hall touch football team were arriving at the Macquarie University Sports Fields, to participate in the NSW 40th Annual Touch Football Tournament run by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.   The team began some fierce training in lead up to the…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories, including the Australian Accounting Awards 2019

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as finalists in 6 categories of the Australian Accounting Awards 2019, Women in Finance Awards and HR Manager of the Year. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

Global alliance focussed on business excellence

Allan Hall is the Sydney member of Alliott Group, an award winning, growing, global alliance of 160+ accounting, law and consulting firms in 60+ countries.