Partner with Astute Advisory Group
why should you partner with us?

As a growing SME ourselves, we understand the hesitation in partnering up with consultancy firms.

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business news & insights from our award winning team

Our goal is to keep you informed and updated on the latest facts and know-how that would help grow your business.

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help your business grow with our wide range of services

Handing over the reigns of looking after your business to a third-party company can be quite daunting.

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General Practitioners &
Medical Specialists

We’re fully committed to building the value of your practice to ensure a financially secure future – not just for your private practice, but also for yourself. We are extremely passionate about helping doctors, medical specialists, and other allied health professionals in private practice to identify key opportunities present in their current practice that would guarantee long-term success.

Some of the advisory services for general practitioners and medical specialists that we provide, include risk assessment workshops, practice performance programs (to attract and retain high quality contracting doctors), financial and industry performing benchmarks, valuation models to determine the true ‘goodwill’ value for your practice, and succession planning processes to map out the future of your practice.

General Dentists &
Dental Specialists

Our team here at Astute Advisory Group specialises in helping dentists and other dental specialists optimise their practice and business by growing patient numbers, improve profits and cash flow, as well as effectively plan for succession.

It’s time to push your private practice forward with the help of our professional insights into the most up-to-date dental practice research, trends, and benchmarking information. These will yield to substantial data including, but not limited to, factors that make a successful dental practice, key strategic threats facing the industry, and top business concerns and needs of dental industry` professionals. Through our collaborative partnership, we’ll be able to strategically plan for a more secure and sustainable growth future of your dental practice.


Among our expertise here at Astute Advisory Group, is providing professional advice to pharmacists in private business around how they can retire financially secure, by increasing sales and overall profitability through better staff engagement.

Most pharmacy businesses are too reliant on owners, making it inefficient once you take the owner out of the picture. With our help, you’ll be able to guarantee the long-term sustainability of your pharmaceutical business through securing key personnel to run your business, harnessing their productivity and work output, minimising business risks, and optimising the value of your business for cash flow finance, succession and sales purposes towards a more foreseeable steady growth.

Not For Profit

Just because you’re running a Not-For-Profit business, it doesn’t mean you have to overlook the potential for financial growth. Here at Astute Advisory Group, our team is more than ready to lend a professional helping hand in mapping out a strategy to ensure your NFP company’s long-term growth and sustainability.

Our NFP services include conducting online risk assessments, SWOT analyses, and crafting strategic improvement plans with the main goal of adding substantial value to your NFP. Don’t leave your company’s success to chance; instead, leave it to us to take care of identifying potential opportunities for growth and expansion of your NFP organisation.

Doing the right thing,
at the right time.


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  • What would you do if you were given a second chance in life?

    Or indeed a third or fourth chance? Les McGuire, CEO & Cofounder of Astute Advisory Group, Managing Director of Future Proof Financial, and 2017 Australian Financial Adviser of the year, along with numerous other business awards, has literally come back from the dead twice, both in his personal life and in business. Pronounced clinically dead, Les

    March 30, 2018
  • Claiming rental property deductions? 7 tax time tips …

    The question of deductions in the context of investment properties is a particularly contentious one and one that is quite topical for many Australians around tax time.   In Australia, there are over 2 million people who claim some $46 billion in rental property deductions in their tax returns, and this number appears to be growing. The

    July 4, 2019
  • Queensland Budget 2019/20

    The Queensland Treasurer, Ms Jackie Trad, handed down the State’s 2019/20 Budget on 11 June 2019. It includes the following tax-related measures. Payroll tax changes The following changes to payroll tax will be introduced: reducing tax payable for small businesses by increasing the exemption threshold to $1.3m introducing a 1% rate reduction for regional employers

    June 11, 2019
  • How are SMEs handling risks?

    We asked SME owners about the risks in their business – by completing our one-minute Business Risks Survey they identified key indicators of their business’s strengths and weaknesses and pinpointed areas for improvement. Their responses are set out below (from 245 SMEs in the period 1 January to 31 December 2018). Financial Analysis 66% can

    June 7, 2019
  • Succession Planning

    According to research, over 70% of small, and primarily family-owned businesses in Australia are likely to experience a change in ownership in the next five years. Change, however, is an integral part of running a company and through effective succession planning, you can ensure that you have a potential successor for every role in your

    May 9, 2019
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