Business Advice

We love running our own business. We expect you do too.

But running a successful business is not for the faint hearted. It can be complicated, and the impact of getting it wrong can be substantial. Nothing quite takes the fun out of your work like an unexpected tax hit, or a poor purchase decision or the most stressful of all – a poor recruitment decision.

So let yourself benefit from our experience. We can help ensure that you get things right the first time. This means things like ensuring that your business is properly structured to achieve all of your aims: profit maximisation, tax optimisation, asset protection and succession planning, to name just a few.

We can also help you select the right technology and other supports that best suit the size and type of your business at each stage of its development. Our speciality is to help you develop the right attitude about staffing, which is fundamental to making the right decisions.

And, of course, we also assist with critical elements like financing the business and managing it’s day-to-day, month-to-month and year-to-year cash flow arrangements. Did you know, for example, that there is usually no upper limit on the number of company cars your business can have? We can show you many of these little ‘tricks’ that together add up to a much more rewarding business, both personally and financially.

Put simply, as business owners ourselves, we are well-versed in the million and one little things that must be addressed if your business is to run effectively. So, just talk to us about your business, and let us help you make your good thing better.

Nick Shanley

Financial Adviser / Director

Born and bred in Newcastle, Nick is passionate about helping people achieve their financial goals.

Having completed a Bachelor of Finance degree and the FPA’s internationally recognised Certified Financial Planner® course, Nick is well versed on the technical aspects of providing financial advice. With over 10 years’ experience in the financial advice industry, he understands the value of reputation in the hunter and focuses on establishing long term relationships with the people he assists.

Throughout his career, Nick has provided advice to people from all walks of life including high net worth individuals and successful business leaders. The scope of this advice has been wide ranging from simple savings plans to sophisticated Centrelink, pre-retirement and investment strategies.

It is Nick's goal to always display the highest level of integrity and ethical behaviour in all circumstances. This is evidenced by his membership of the Financial Planning Association and the Hunter Young Professionals.

The vast majority of people Nick assists come from word of mouth and appreciate his no pressure methods of simplifying and improving their financial situations through continuous communication and support.

Nick is always interested in sharing his knowledge so feel free to contact him on 0425 345 128 or nick@shanleyfinancial.com.au

Nick Shanley is an authorised representative (338220) of Futuro Financial Services Pty Ltd (AFSL 238478).

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