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KPI's for Newcastle's Cafe Coming of Age

With the revitalisation of Newcastle in recent years, we’ve seen a growing number of cafés opening their doors around town and our suburbs. Novocastrians have embraced the crema and aromas; some even say we’re coffee snobs. But what makes one café buzz long-term while another falls flat?

Time Out of Mind - 'Toomy'

The Maxim team is currently racing a 3-year-old thoroughbred called Time-Out-Of-Mind, colloquially named “Toomy” in the office.

Toomy’s first race win gave a huge boost to the syndicate “Owners”.

Maxim Appoint Second Senior Financial Planner

Maxim Private Clients (MPC) has recently announced the appointment of Alex Jenkins as Senior Financial Planner.


Following on from the emergence over the weekend of a huge ‘ransomware’ attack which impacted over 150 countries, we have been made aware of another fake email scam targeting digital signature software DocuSign.

As users of this software, we are writing to make you aware of the fake emails, and assist you in identifying what is and isn’t an authentic email.

2017 Federal Budget Summary

This article provides a summary of information announced in the 2017 Federal Budget which may be of interest to you. 

Please note that many of these announcements are yet to be legislated, and care should be taken before implementing a strategy based on Budget announcements alone.

Another Great Aussie Sport! Padding the Tax Claims

With 30 June fast looming, the “Pre-season” for Australia’s most favourite sport, yes, even greater than Cricket or football, … “padding the tax claim” is on everyone’s mind.

Those who push the envelope too far need to beware!

Corporate Structure

Corporate Structures - Does yours fit?

Tax Efficient? Wealth Protection?

Have you ever ordered something online that didn’t quite fit?

Can the same be said for your existing business structure? Many business owners either inherit, are limited by start-up cashflow, or have simply just received inadequate advice when establishing their business or group structure.

Superannuation: What is going to change?

In November 2016, the Federal Government confirmed significant changes to superannuation.

Given the fact that the value of assets in the Superannuation environment in December 2016 was $2.2 trillion (or 157% of GDP), any change to the superannuation legislation can have a wide-ranging impact.

Cassandra Sharp Elected President of the Hunter Business Women's Network

We are delighted to announce that our Client Manager, Cassandra Sharp, was last Wednesday elected as President of the Hunter Business Women’s Network (HBWN).

Industrial Property Outlook

I have just read an article on the industrial property market in Newcastle and the Hunter that I thought was worth sharing.

The article was written by Trent Robertson of Colliers International. We work closely with Trent and his associate Byrne Tran, in referral of matters relating to sales or leasing of industrial property.

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