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Association Management

Does your Association have a succession plan?

Without a detailed succession plan, your association could lose continuity of institutional knowledge and business direction as Board members retire or leave. Without a smooth transition from Board to Board there is likely to be a disruption to operations and could ultimately leave your association in a troubling situation. What is Succession Planning? Succession Planning…

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TAS Introduces the – Association Roundtable Series

TAS are pleased to introduce the Associations Roundtable series. The purpose of this online roundtable is to bring our clients together, share knowledge and workshop some challenges our For-Purpose Organisations face. Initially, this will be held virtually, however we will look to move to a face-to-face roundtable in due course. These sessions will be very…

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Membership Renewal – Strategy and Planning

As we approach the end of the financial year 2022/2023, many associations are preparing to launch their annual membership renewal campaign. Our advice for these membership renewals and those for the rest of the year (including anniversary memberships) is to focus on three key things. We must remember that most of all, this is not…

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Company Limited by Shares or Guarantee – What’s the Difference?

We get inundated with the above question. In response, we thought we would share our article again explaining the difference as we feel it is important to understand each structure as it has a drastic effect to the functioning of your company. Sourced from Legal Vision. Company Limited by Shares A company limited by shares is one of…

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2022 Predictions

If the last two years has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected. Making predictions for the year ahead with a continuing high level of uncertainty is probably difficult at best and impossible at worst.  However, there are some things we can predict with a reasonable level of certainty, some we think are…

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YouTube for marketing your business

Are you using video marketing for your business? YouTube is the place to be. We’ve outlined six key ways to get your video marketing up and running on the YouTube channel. #socialmediamarketing #youtube YouTube is without doubt one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, with 2billion+ userslogging in from over 100 countries…

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6 Lapsed Member & Member Engagement Ideas that you may not have considered.

Engaging members and lapsed members is the cornerstone of managing successful associations. In this article, we identify 6 membership engagement ideas  that you may want to consider.  12-month new member engagement strategy – Research has shown, that if a member engages at least 8-10 times within the association they are more likely to continue to…

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Director ID Applications open November 2021 – Are you ready?

Further to our updates regarding the Director Identification Numbers, current Australian directors will now have one year to apply for their unique director identification number. Non-compliance can see $1.1 million in fines. The Australian Tax Office has just launched its Australian Business Registry Services website, enabling directors to now apply for their ID when applications…

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Does your For Purpose Organisation have a Cyber Security Policy?

Cyber security has never been more prevalent than it is today with a large majority of the workforce working remotely. Does your For Purpose organization have a cyber policy or had a cyber risk assessment? Below are some considerations when implementing a cyber security policy; 1. Set password requirements Your cyber security policy should explain:…

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Helping your Board operate more effectively

The Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector is large and diverse and operates within a complex legal and regulatory framework. The duties of officers, directors and boards of NFP organisations are many and varied. The AssociationSpecialists (TAS) are proud to partner with Governance Institute of Australia to offer our clients access anddiscounted rates for leading governance training, to…

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Diversity On Boards – Client Conversations with ASEG

ASEG have been clients with TAS since 2014. In those 7 years, ASEG has gone from strength to strength. Kate Robertson shares some insights into her time with ASEG and advice on encouraging other societies and for purpose organisations to diversify their boards. Volunteering for the ASEG has been an incredibly rewarding experience. There are so many benefits, but…

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Social Media Platform Insights

When you start using social media to market your association, it’s important to focus onthe big hitters – social media giants like Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn are all obvioustarget platforms (depending on your association).But it’s worth considering other platforms that may well suit the needs of your brand andyour members. Exploring the younger entrants to…

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