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How to avoid unenforceable contracts

How to avoid unenforceable contracts

No business operates in complete isolation. Agreements must be made between your business and its customers, as well as with other businesses such as suppliers and distributors. So how do businesses enforce their agreements? The answer is through the formation of legally binding contracts. Unfortunately, many businesses get caught out with unenforceable contracts and, in turn, […]

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Leadership lessons learnt serving on boards

Leadership lessons learnt serving on boards

Beside the normal regulatory and governance requirements, most business owners, entrepreneurs and CEOs realise the need for and benefit of reporting to a board. With the right dynamics in place a board can empower people with complimentary skills, experience and wisdom to formally advise and assist us. Equally, contributing to other businesses and organisations as a […]

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Debunking common misconceptions about bankruptcy

Debunking common misconceptions about bankruptcy

Personal insolvency is a growing market with more and more people declaring bankruptcy or entering into other personal insolvency arrangements to address credit issues arising out of consumer credit, business related debt or over leveraging problems, amongst other things. In this post, we seek to address some common misconceptions about bankruptcy, in order to empower […]

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Pitching for funding: hitting the right note

Pitching for funding: hitting the right note

The startup world is alive and bustling with entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators and a growing network of support industries. The Startup Economy study undertaken by PwC and commissioned by Google highlights that with the right support and growth, this could contribute over $100 billion to GDP and create over half a million new jobs by 2033. One of […]

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Export opportunities await in South Korea for SMEs

Export opportunities await in South Korea for SMEs

South Korea is one of Australia’s closest economic and trading partners, and with its high-income economy, there is a strong market for Australia’s high quality goods and services. For Australian SME exporters thinking about entering the South Korean market, it is important to first identify the opportunities for your business and any potential risks. Opportunities […]

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Keep your cash flow working while you take a Christmas break

Keep your cash flow working while you take a Christmas break

Setting ambitious growth targets for the new year can ensure you hit the ground running, but the effort could be wasted without the cash flow to fund them. The coming Christmas and New Year break is the perfect time for businesses to assess this year’s results and set priorities and growth targets for 2016. A […]

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Australian businesses must pay attention China’s economic slowdown

Australian businesses must pay attention China’s economic slowdown

China’s economic slowdown is forecast to trigger increased trade credit risk in Australia and the broader Asia Pacific region, according to new Atradius research*. The Atradius 2015 Payment Practices Barometer for the Asia Pacific region found that Australia and Indonesia, both of which are heavily dependent on commodity exports to China, were particularly susceptible to […]

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