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Niche Reform.

Published: July 30, 2018

This episode of Small Business State of Mind features Jonathon Grealy from Niche Reform. From a ute and a hammer to a thriving business, Jonathon talks about the importance of resourcing, focusing on people and getting the fundamentals right.

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Adding value.

Niche Reform is quite a small company

we work locally in Brisbane

We basically help people get their house ready for sale

To break it down very simply,

like you'd go and get a car detailed to prepare it

when you're selling it,

we do exactly that to houses.

Resourcing for growth.

We basically started the business with

I had a ute, had a hammer, all ready to go

But some of the early obstacles were resourcing

we were covering everything at the start

from cleaning houses right through to rebuilding fences

tidying up gardens

and I'd be off at the hardware late at night

prepping and getting everything for the next day.

So it was a matter of resourcing a team around us

to help us deliver more work.

The key to success.

Key for me is people

It's not only staff but clients

or the other way around.

Number one we have to look after our clients

to make sure we deliver what they need

and what they're after

And at the same time, we really have to look after our staff

we try to be quite focused on our team

because without our team we can't do anything

Greater certainty.

I think the biggest thing from Employsure is

it gives a certainty

where we have guidance and help

of what we need in place

how to put it in place

and how to implement the systems for HR

I think that's key, you know

without that, we were somewhat falling behind

because you don't know where to turn to

or what set of regulations you've got adhere to

and simple things with the new Award rate change

coming through we've been notified

we've been, you know, sent emails and information

of how to update our system to make sure that

we're compliant moving forward

Jonathon's business advice.

My advice would be get the fundamentals right

look at what external advisors you can work with

for Accounting, for HR, for Marketing

And on top of that pay attention to your bottom line

pay attention to your dollars

that's key as you grow

that is very, very critical

but even when it's just you and a vehicle

or however you start your business

you need to set that framework in place

so that at the end of every day

at the end of every week

you can actually make sure you're making money

otherwise, there's no point in being in business

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