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SufferFest Rottnest Triathlon Report

On Saturday 11 November some of the NKH Knight staff participated in the Sufferfest Triathlon event at Rottnest Island. Here is a report from Simon Howard – the CEO desk. The day started well with warm weather and a breathy easterly breeze making the ferry ride to Rottnest about as pleasant as it gets. NKH Knight had 4 teams competing …

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Risk Is Common; its Management is Rare.

We’d never progress without some measure of risk-taking. Children excel at estimating the flexibility and strength of outward and upward reaching branches. Mixing intuition with experience strengthens their talent. Honing the skill enables ever greater achievement. Of course, we reach a point where we need to do more than climb trees, however, the development of these early skills helps us …

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How Far Will Technology Take Us?

I remember a friend who always had the latest gadgets, showing off the first iPhone he’d picked up in the US. He was having difficulty connecting to an Australian network but was convinced this was a tool of the future. Most he showed it to thought it was a gimmick, a phone with better games. These same people had embraced …

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The four simple essentials of investment strategy

A lot of emphasis is placed on maintaining an investment strategy for an SMSF but having one for a business is equally important and the same basic principles apply. Here are four points you should consider when developing your investment strategy. 1. Knowing the Target Setting goals is of primary importance. What purpose will investment serve? Buying business premises, when …

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3 Strategic actions you need to take this annual reporting period

Viewing annual reporting as the ideal opportunity to get to grips with what’s really happening in your business or SMSF investment portfolio, rather than simply viewing it as another compliance deadline, can generate real benefits. Here are three strategic actions you can take during the annual reporting period to optimise your business for the future. 1. Gain clarity on cash …

Expert Advice Can Develop and Protect Value

The majority of businesses grow and develop off the back of the inspiration and drive of one or two people. Striking off into the unknown is part of the journey and the freedom of reactive, independent decision-making can be beneficial. Striving in isolation, defining new methodology, problem-solving on the fly – these are all in a day’s work for new …

Succeeding at Succession Planning

A paper written by American scholars William O’Hara and Peter Mandel lists the oldest 200 non-American family businesses still in operation. With the first established in Japan in 578 and the youngest in Australia in 1802, they span from 6 to 46 generations and include many household names. They’ve survived war, pestilence, plague, financial meltdown and, no doubt, the occasional …

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NKH Knight merges with EKS Solutions

NKH Knight reached an agreement with EKS Solutions to merge our businesses together. Both businesses have been servicing clients for over 40 years and have longstanding client relationships based on trust, personalised service and expert advice. Mark Smith and Greg Berry, the Directors of EKS Solutions, and the full contingent of EKS Solutions staff have joined NKH Knight. The combined …