Business Pulse Report™

We are now pleased to be able to offer Advivo’s Business Pulse Report™ to all our clients. To get an idea of what the Business Pulse Report™ please click here for a short detailed video. Our packages to provide you with a monthly Business Pulse Report™ for your business are as follows:   Package inclusions…

Advivo Seminar Wrap-up - 2017

Not Another Risk Seminar!! – Wrap up

By Linda Cornacchia Risk insurance, Intellectual property protection, learning about PPSR and cyber-attack insurance, doesn’t sound like the most riveting subject, but to business owners it can determine whether a business survives or not. The expert panel gave advice on how to insure against a cyber-attack or a breach or an attack on your intellectual…

Keyperson Insurance

Why a Key Person Insurance is Important for Businesses What would happen if a key person in your business was unable to work? For small to medium business owners, if the Keyperson in your business suddenly became unable to work it could put the business at risk of collapsing. In this instance, you cannot afford…

Cyber Security: Is Your Small Business Safe?

What’s the Danger of Cyber Threats on Small Business? Cyber-threats can exist under a number of guises. Denial of service attacks overload systems – for example, by flooding a website with more requests than it can handle. This kind of attack was reportedly behind the failure of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ site during Census…

Understanding Intellectual Property

Understanding Intellectual Property

Things to Know About Intellectual Property Written By Linda Cornacchia The dictionary definition of Intellectual Property is “intangible property that is the result of creativity, such as patents, copyrights, etc.” It incorporates creations of the mind, inventions, literary and artistic works and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Categories of Intellectual Property Intellectual Property…

The Safe Harbour is Now Open!

The Australian Government Passed Safe Harbour Legislation Written by Linda Cornacchia Recently, the Australian Government has passed new ‘Safe Harbour’ legislation. This is an important change providing useful opportunities for companies when restructuring. The new law means that directors will be able to trade on their company when its solvency is questionable. The safe harbour…

Wi-Fi – Severe security flaws, Are you at risk?

Security Risks of Using Public Wi-Fi We have all accessed free Wi-Fi in public places. One of the most common places is the local coffee shop which provides free Wi-Fi when you purchase a coffee, there are always people using their laptops and mobile devices to access the free Wi-Fi. This is not uncommon, I’m…

Team member profile – Adam Willemse

Monthly team member profile Adam Willemse (Senior Accountant) Personal Service Income (PSI) Specialist Meet Adam, he has been with Advivo since 2014 and was recently promoted to Senior Accountant. Adam moved from South Africa to Australia in 2011. It was when he re-ignited his passion for accounting because of the challenges, consistency and nature of…

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Cyber Security – Are You Ready For The Changes?

Cyber Security – Is your business ready for the changes? The Australian parliament has recently passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (NDB scheme) on 13 Feb 2017. From 22 February 2018, all entities covered by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) will have clear obligations to report eligible data breaches. All entities will…