Our Firm Rob Knights & Co commenced operation almost 40 years ago under the leadership of Rob Knights. Rob studied accounting, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1971, whilst working in a large firm in Melbourne, which later become part of one of the Big 4. His background was predominently in audit. Our services are…

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Now, before I proceed too far into this subject matter, I will preface this with, I am not an expert in this area at all. In fact, we are just undertaking the redevelopment of our own website at present (watch this space) and have been guilty of issues I am about to mention also. That…

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Average Earn Rate Pleasingly we have found the continued rise of earn rates within accounting firms throughout Australia. Not too long along such rates would be $100 per hour, $120 per hour, $150 per hour, however depending on the firm’s location, size, services, types of clients and staff, current values…

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Challenges Facing Practitioners on Salary Reviews Managing personnel would have to be one of the most significant challenges for all practitioners. Today’s world is about employee satisfaction and engagement. There is the constant challenge of hiring, retaining and rewarding personnel. Questions arise around just who are the right type of employees to target for your…

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Tips & Traps to Structuring a Practice Offer Structuring an offer to either sell or buy a practice is one of the fundamental pillars in the practice sale/transaction process. Typically, the purchaser would submit an offer to purchase a practice, however the vendor could also define the type of terms that they would like to…

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