Edition 1, 2009 - Franchising, Novated Leasing and our Finance Forecast
Finance Focus #1 2009
Franchises, Novated Leases
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On behalf of Stratton Finance and our employees, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to everyone who has been personally affected by Victoria's bushfires and Queensland's floods. Like all Australians, we are shocked and saddened by the devastating impact of these disasters.
Our thoughts are with all of those who have suffered the loss of loved ones, property and community, and also with the emergency services personnel and volunteers who continue to strive for safety and provide support to survivors.
If you haven't already done so, I encourage any of our clients affected by these events to call 1300 STRATTON (1300 787 288) or contact your finance consultant directly today. As well as making claims for property that requires repair or replacement, you may also need assistance with making alternative arrangements for your finance commitments. Please contact us today so that we can start helping you immediately.
Stratton Finance - now franchising!
Stratton Finance is pleased to announce the launch of our brand new financial services franchise concept. If you like what we do, and you'd like to get involved, Stratton is now offering franchise opportunities nationwide. Find out more...
We've previously talked about determining the right time to buy car, and accessing the information that gives you the inside track when it comes to car buying. Finance Forecast is a snapshot of our financial services industry insight - our thoughts on upcoming changes, recent announcements and the odd tip.
Click here to check out our latest round-up before you make any big decisions...
Novated Leasing - the incentive you're looking for?
Was your Christmas party scaled back, or cancelled? Is there talk of cost-cutting and a freeze on new hires? This year many companies may not have the results for bonuses or the funds for pay-rises - even for top performers.
Employees and employers will need to explore alternative benefits such as Novated Leases, which can have significant financial benefits for employees while costing employers nothing. To find out more, read our guide to Novated Leasing...
Additional tax deductions for business cars & equipment
Recently we wrote about why equipment finance makes sense - especially if you have current equipment needs, but need to conserve your cash too.
In December, the government gave businesses another reason to seriously consider acquiring cars & business equipment this financial year. Read more...
Do you have any queries or requests?
What do you need from Finance Focus? E-mail us with your current finance and insurance issues.
If you'd like a car finance quote or more information about any of our products & services, please visit our website, call us on 1300 STRATTON (1300 787 288) or contact your finance consultant directly.
GENERAL ADVICE WARNING - We must inform you that the information in this e-mail is general advice only and is not specifically based on your own objectives, financial situation or needs. Before you act on this information, you should read any relevant Product Disclosure Statements and consult with a registered tax agent to ensure that this advice is suitable for you.
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