Our core values serve as a guide for decision-making and behaviour. Our values are the foundation of our culture at Collins SBA. When core values are consistently upheld by every team member, they help us build trust, loyalty and respect for each other, our clients and the community.
Our core values help us find other people who want to work with us. Our goal is to create a business with a sense of purpose and belonging over and above the products and services we provide. Our core values support us attract and retain the right team members at the right time.
Our team and clients at Collins SBA are our priority.
For us, this means prioritising the needs, well-being, and dignity of individuals and communities above all else, and making decisions and taking actions that serve their best interests.
We achieve more together.
This refers to the collaborative effort of individuals working together towards a common goal or purpose, by leveraging each other’s strengths, communicating effectively, and fostering a supportive and inclusive environment. We call this ‘whole of team.’
We do the right thing and deliver on promises.
This is our adherence to strong ethical principles and moral values, such as honesty, trustworthiness, and consistency, both in personal and professional conduct, and upholding commitments and responsibilities.
We go above and beyond.
We value the pursuit of excellence and distinction in all endeavors, by consistently exceeding expectations, delivering outstanding results, and inspiring others through innovation, creativity, and a passion for excellence.
Courage to lead the way.
We look for new and better ways of doing things, by encouraging creativity, and risk-taking, and by embracing change and adapting to new technologies, trends, and opportunities in order to drive growth and create value in the communities we live, play and work.
Collins SBA turns 20 years old this year. We started the year with Run the Bridge. We have so many fun and meaningful things planned for the year.
Appointment of 1st independent chair, our 1st team member directly employed in the Philippines, and we rolled out the Hedgehog Concept based on Jim Collins’s ‘good to great’ strategic work.
Acquisition of Malcolm Gray Accountants and finalist in the Financial Planning Association Awards. It’s great to be recognised by our peers.
Completed enterprise wide implementation of Salesforce to ditch the spreadsheets and connect business systems and processes.
Before it was even trendy we commenced our ‘5 hour day’ trial for all team members. And around the world, the top selling products this year included Drones and Charcoal face masks!
We established SBA Advice, which means we are self-licensed for financial planning and advice.
Merge Capital 3 Accounting with Collins SBA. Won the Telstra Medium Business Award. We acquired Aequis Financial Planning, and moved financial licensee to Godfrey Pembroke.
We needed more space, so we moved the head office to 29 Murray street, Hobart, Tasmania. Meanwhile, the biggest tech trial of the year was gaining momentum between Apple and Samsung.
By the end of 2009, having a basic mobile phone wasn’t enough. The new standard became a smartphone or a mobile phone that also acts as a computer, connecting us to the digital universe like never before. We acquired Titan Corporate Accountants.
Merge Paul Hill & Associates and Garrisons Hobart Financial Planning to form Collins SBA at 153 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania