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Networking physically, not digitally

Networking physically, not digitally

Reading Time: 2 minutes The digital age has given us a lot to be thankful for. With the ability to transfer information freely and quickly, we have never been better connected with information, resources and people. It’s easy – with only a few touches of a keypad, we need not speak, travel or put on our best corporate attire […]

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Businesses more confident under Turnbull’s leadership

Businesses more confident under Turnbull’s leadership

Reading Time: < 1 minute A survey of over 1,200 businesses across Australia has revealed that 45 per cent of businesses are more confident under Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership with only 11 per cent reporting to be less confident. The report, produced by local services marketplace ServiceSeeking.com.au represents the largest insight into business confidence and economic sentiment this quarter. ServiceSeeking.com.au CEO, […]

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Accounting firms may review tax accounts in place of ATO

Accounting firms may review tax accounts in place of ATO

Reading Time: < 1 minute An ATO pilot program – the external compliance assurance process – that allowed taxpayers to self assess has been named success and could be rolled out more widely. According to a Fairfax report, the program involving 56 companies with an annual turnover between $100 million and $5 billion, allowed the choice of using a registered company […]

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SMEs prospering with Prospa as more turn to alternative lenders

SMEs prospering with Prospa as more turn to alternative lenders

Reading Time: 3 minutes From and early age, Greg Moshal has always been involved in small business. With his beginnings in a family venture to owning his own, the struggles of obtaining finance to start and grow a business became an all too familiar story. Speaking of his own experience starting and running a business, Greg told CreditorWatch “I tried […]

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ACCC pursues photography business for unconscionable conduct

ACCC pursues photography business for unconscionable conduct

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Lifestyle Photographers Pty Ltd, trading as Expression Sessions. Expression Sessions sell photography packages along with associated products and operated from pop-up stores and kiosks in shopping centres around Australia between 2012 and 2014. The ACCC alleges that Expression Sessions made false or […]

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Keeping your eye on the ball

Keeping your eye on the ball

Reading Time: 2 minutes Humans are creatures of habit; we subconsciously drift into routines that provide predictability and a sense of comfort and security. Habits and routines have their place – they get us up in the morning and into work on time but as soon as we stop achieving the desired result, we change them. As individuals, we […]

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A leap of faith: One man’s journey into online retail

A leap of faith: One man’s journey into online retail

Reading Time: 2 minutes With exposure to a wider customer base, lower overheads, greater choice and more competitive prices, the benefits of online retailing are obvious. Online is the birth place for many emerging retailers while the bricks and mortar sector strive to ‘get with the game’. But it wasn’t always this clear. John Winning, CEO of Winning Group, tells […]

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Bruce Billson removed as Minister for Small Business in bittersweet move

Bruce Billson removed as Minister for Small Business in bittersweet move

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced yesterday that Victorian MP, Kelly O’Dwyer, will replace Bruce Billson as Small Business Minister in a move that sent “shockwaves” through the small business community. Peter Strong, CEO of the Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA) said “there is no doubt that the decision to remove Bruce Billson from […]

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Businesses flock to Australian Made branding

Businesses flock to Australian Made branding

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Australian Made Campaign an increasing number of Australian businesses are registering for certification schemes to demonstrate quality, safety and ethical values. Australian Made Campaign administers and promotes the iconic green-and-gold kangaroo, used by producers and manufacturers to promote their products as genuinely Australian for nearly three decades. Australian Made Campaign Chief Executive, Ian […]

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