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Education through storytelling inspires global literacy app

Children’s communication specialist and television production co-ordinator Kristen Souvlis has turned her passion for educating children through storytelling into a global literacy app, Kindergo. Kindergo’s...

Let’s Talk: Social Media

How can small businesses make the most of social media?  Now, more than ever, small and medium businesses are using social media to engage with...

Film Victoria funds $50,000 Games Career Incubator

Melbourne start up Girl Geek Academy is encouraging budding gamers to apply for the Games Career Incubator program, which aims to support the future...

SMEs delay hiring new staff until after the Federal Election

A recent study has revealed that 19 per cent of Australian small business will delay hiring staff until after the Federal Election as fear...

Australian dairy farmers struggle to earn a profit

A fresh milk crisis taskforce will be established to help Australian dairy farmers who are doing it tough in drought ravaged towns. The Fresh Milk...

Businesses must prepare for new Modern Slavery laws

Australian businesses are encouraged to begin training human resources professionals in modern slavery compliance in preparation for the lodgement of their first reports in...

Melbourne’s Swinburne University partners with Microsoft to prepare students for 21st Century jobs

Students at Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology have an opportunity to participate in Microsoft’s pilot employability skills program, designed to equip students with the...

Aussie mum’s maternal instinct inspires goat’s milk business

Aussie mum and entrepreneur Elke Pascoe realised her dream ‘to never see a child go hungry and to help them to be happy and...

Let’s Talk: Flexibility

How can more ‘traditional’ leaders see the value in flexible working? Flexible working arrangements is not a new concept, yet why are so many ‘traditional’...

Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Ben Thompson, founder and CEO, Employment Hero

Employment lawyer turned entrepreneur, Ben Thompson, has established an award winning employment solutions software, which allows SMEs to manage payroll, HR, employee engagement and...

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Dealing with financial stress

It is common for people working in business to be concerned with or stressed about their business finances at some point.

How Australian retailers are reimagining customer experience

The customer is always right is an adage that has been driving the way we do business for years. While the concept of...

Regional company pivots to manufacture COVID-19 face masks

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc nationally and demand for safety equipment grew, Victoria’s regional medical device manufacturer Care Essentials pivoted its focus to...

Mental Health in The Disinformation Age

The recent Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma, looks at some of the devastating impacts that technology and artificial intelligence (AI) are having on...

Greater Sydney NYE restrictions tightened

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions for NYE as 18 new community transmissions are detected overnight.

Leverage crypto traders lose over $US13 billion in 2020

Data from cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot has found that cryptocurrency traders on Bitfinex and BitMEX lost $US13.47 billion in 2020.

US House approves $US2,000 checks in COVID-19 stimulus bill

The US House of Representatives has approved increasing COVID-19 stimulus checks from $US600 to $US2,000, however it is still uncertain whether these...

Britain’s financial firms in limbo over Brexit deal

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has professed that the recently secured Brexit trade deal falls short for financial services.