William Buck Australia
As a fully integrated firm of Chartered Accountants and advisors, William Buck provides a complete solution. Putting you at the core of the business, our advisors work together to ensure that careful consideration is given to your business and personal wealth affairs.
Working closely with you and your team, our Business Advisors can help you plan and implement contemporary business strategies and practices to meet your business’s full potential.
Our commercially minded tax specialists offer clear, responsive advice to manage your tax risk, address local and international issues, and develop strategies to optimise your tax position.
Our audit team has extensive experience in a range of engagements, giving stakeholders independent and objective assurance on financial information, transactions and processes.
Our Corporate Advisory team provides objective, strategic and commercial advice across a broad range of business issues. Our work spans the breadth each engagement from the origination of ideas to managing the transaction process, valuation and structuring.
Our highly experienced team of liquidators and trustees use their extensive expertise to assist in times of financial distress, achieving the best outcome for all stakeholders.
By understanding not only what you want to achieve but why it’s important, our wealth advisors can create strategies attuned to your key priorities. The end result is a plan focused on your life goals.
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Our advisors understand the risks and opportunities unique to the agribusiness sector. Taking a strategic view of your operations they provide relevant guidance and advice.
Assisting public and private schools, vocational colleges, universities and private training providers, our education specialists provide timely and valuable assurance services together with strategic, financial and management advice.
Our Government and public sector team has substantial experience in assisting all levels of government to review their structures and develop strategies, in line with relevant legislative requirements and accounting and audit standards.
Working with over 1,600 clients in the health sector, our advisors help practitioners and health care corporates achieve their business and personal goals
Our hospitality and tourism team has a working knowledge of the industry which, when combined with our technical knowledge, can assist you in reaching your commercial goals.
By staying on top of changes in the manufacturing sector, our industry experts provide relevant and timely guidance to a broad range of manufacturing business.
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Integrity and transparency are at the heart of the best Not for Profit organisations. These values re shared by our dedicated Not for Profit team, which helps entities to establish to improve performance and develop strategies for long-term growth.
Our advisors understand the challenges and opportunities facing the professional services sector first hand. This experience together with our expertise helps to determine your strategic objectives and provide concise, relevant advice to help you achieve your goals.
Our property and construction team assist on a wide range of assignments from property development to construction and large infrastructure projects. Their diverse experience, technical expertise and commercial know-how to help you tackle the important issues.
Our retail and wholesale team works with a variety of businesses from family owned operations to franchises and larger chains, to provide advice and guidance on the issues that count.
With the skills to help tech companies grow from startup to exit – we provide tailored tech company solutions, supported by access to a range of specialists across numerous service lines and industries.
Our transport and distribution team works with businesses to review their operations, improve efficiency and productivity and ensure compliance with the latest regulatory developments.
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We work with individuals, businesses and community organisations with a particular focus on the mid-market. Drawing on our extensive experience, our advisors will challenge your thinking and re-frame problems to understand their root-cause.
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I’ve often tried to put together a cost benefit analysis of personal training; partly out of interest but also to help support a value proposition that it is worth the spend. Exercise is something I personally believe works for my overall energy levels, well being and long term health and something I personally invest time and money in making happen in a time effective way. However, can we put numbers to this?
2 hours of personal training a week for a year will cost about $8500, about the same as some minor car upgrades, a one way overseas business class flight, around 16 weeks of private school fees or quickly swallowed up in cab fares and restaurant wine lists.
A key element of a good personal trainer is that they will help you make exercise happen and the benefits of consistent exercise are undeniable though hard to put a price on such as decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and many cancers. Just the other day I wrote a blog on some new evidence suggesting that women being fit in mid age could decrease risk of dementia in later years perhaps by 90%. The study was small but the results showed a strong link between physical fitness earlier in life and longer term brain health. Other studies show inactivity increases risk of brain degeneration and even suggests a person who is physically inactive has an 82% higher risk of Alzheimer’s compared to an active person.
There is also now enough evidence to say exercise is a valid treatment for depression, to help decrease anxiety symptoms and generally improve mood and mental well being. One study even reports higher levels of physical activity is linked with higher levels of happiness. In addition, there is evidence exercise (done correctly and consistently) decreases lower back pain, aids fertility and hormonal disorders, enhances memory, productivity and is generally associated with less sick days, pheww – and the list could go on.
Here we could try using fancy figures to show this means decreased medications, increased billable hours, decreased travel/life insurances and decreased psychology and other allied health costs but at the end of the day, how can you put a price on feeling 10 years younger, having less anxiety and a greater overall feeling of health oh and happiness – priceless.
Time and money are commonly reported reasons against personal training. Financial goals of early retirement or certain career and fiscal milestones sometimes trumps lifestyle and may come at the cost of balance. Earning future freedom is of less value if that time is spent in poor health. Using the analogy of having too many balls in the air, your health is a glass ball, don’t drop it.
Compared to exercising alone, a high quality personal training service helps you with accountability, exercise intensity, safety and overall variety. A good personal trainer almost guarantees improvements in cardiovascular fitness, movement quality, posture, strength, balance and motivation to exercise. A good personal trainer will help make exercise happen despite the life hurdles.
I am sure you will agree that the cost of personal training is far less than the cost of an inactive lifestyle. If you are motivated to get out and move then fantastic, enjoy it and bank plenty of health benefits in years to come. If you want a bit of a kick start then give us a call. Visit https://www.lifept.com.au/contact-us/to enquire now about how we can help make exercise happen in your busy life.
By Dr. Melissa Weinberg
Dr Melissa Weinberg is an accomplished lecturer, researcher, and public speaker with a wealth of experience in both the research and practical aspects of wellbeing and resilience, and sport and performance psychology.
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