Dare to be different


We are in a rapidly changing business environment.

In 1965 the average lifespan of a Fortune 500 company was 60 years. Today it is less than 12 years!

Closer to home, 50 per cent of the Australian S&P 500 index will be replaced in 10 years. 20 per cent face delisting in the next five years. (Evan Shellshear, Innovation Tools 2016).

So, what does that mean for us as business owners? It means we need to make sure we are not only competitive but have a clear advantage over our competitors.

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Employee Motivation

By Gabe Faponle – Senior Client Services Manager – Audit & Assurance

Employees are the resources that turn vision into reality in the workplace. They are like engines that keep the train moving, and they need to be well oiled to ensure the train keeps chugging along.

Motivation is the secret sauce and the grease that keeps the engine oiled.

Walt Disney once said, “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality”.

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SproutX startup WaterSave announced as Agtech Passport winner for first Latin American exchange program

SproutX, together with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), have today announced WaterSave as the Australian winner of “Agtech Passport”.

SproutX is a joint initiative between Findex and the National Farmers’ Federation.

The exclusive exchange program which is designed to fuel the commercialisation of global agtech ideas between Australia and Latin America, is a partnership between SproutX and Latin American early-stage venture fund NXTP Labs.

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Findex appoints new EMPs for Specialist Services to grow Family Office

Peter Gardiner and Owen Maher to lead the Family Office Specialist Services as Executive Managing Partners

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA — 19 December 2017 — Findex, Australia’s largest privately-owned accountancy and financial advisory firm, today announced changes to the Executive Management Team. Existing members Peter Gardiner and Owen Maher will take on new responsibilities, sharing the role of Specialist Services Executive Managing Partner, focusing on driving greater collaboration within the specialist services teams, a key aspect of improving the industry-leading Family Office model.

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‘The Victoria Cross’ art exhibition completes national tour, final stop: Melbourne

George Petrou’ s exhibition makes final stop of national tour at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance

Victoria Cross recipient Warrant Officer Keith Payne

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA — 14 December, 2017 — Findex, Australia’s largest privately-owned accountancy and financial advisory firm is proud to support George Petrou’s ‘The Victoria Cross’ exhibition, which has toured across Australia, culminating at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance this evening with special guest, Victoria Cross recipient Keith Payne OAM.

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