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  • July 18 2018 Staying true to the core

    There is a special ingredient when it comes to small business success and leveraging this ‘special ingredient’ can make all of the difference to the ultimate triumph of the company you worked so hard to build. What is this ‘special ingredient’ you ask? Simple: It’s being small. Small enough that you can cherish your customers Read More…

  • May 16 2018 Let’s Talk: Flexible Work

    Since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1991, technology, business and daily life has changed significantly. Who would have thought that billions of people across the globe would conduct business from the palm of their hand? And with technology rapidly advancing and more and more people seeking flexible work arrangements, it’s no wonder Read More…

  • September 27 2017 Let’s Talk… Late Payments

    SMEs are vulnerable to late payers in Australia, with Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell stating, in April, that larger organisations are using them as a “cheap form of finance”, restricting their growth and causing solvency issues. From calls for legislation to the introduction of a voluntary code to deter late payments, late payments have never Read More…

  • September 22 2017 Stay hungry, stay humble: SafetyCulture’s Luke Anear on future-proofing his tech company

    Although SafetyCulture’s technology has put safety into the hands of workers worldwide, earning it an enviable pool of clients and investors in the process, founder Luke Anear knows he can’t afford to be complacent. For him, the ongoing success of his high-growth tech company will require everyone involved, including himself, to “personally grow to be Read More…

  • September 20 2017 Let’s Talk: Ecommerce

    “How can Australia’s e-retailers best prepare for Amazon?” That’s the question Dynamic Business put to nearly 20 entrepreneurs and industry experts, this week, for our exclusive “Let’s Talk…” article, centering on Ecommerce. To paraphrase a few of our commentators, the global giant is heading to our shores like a freight train outta hell, so e-retailers Read More…

  • September 15 2017 Let’s Talk: Raising Capital (Part 2 of 2)

    This week, we launched our exciting, new initiative ‘Let’s Talk…’, which provides the entrepreneurial community with a forum to share rapid-fire views with you, our readers, every Wednesday. Our very first ‘Let’s Talk…’ theme, Raising Capital, saw us pose the question “What’s a sure-fire way to make an investor sit up and listen?” We received Read More…

  • September 13 2017 Let’s Talk: Raising Capital (Part 1 of 2)

    Dynamic Business is proud to present ‘Let’s Talk…’. This exciting new, weekly initiative provides entrepreneurs and industry experts with a forum to share rapid-fire views on a range of issues that matter to start-ups and small to medium businesses. So, what’s the 411 with ‘Let’s Talk…’? Every Wednesday, we’ll pose a themed question to a Read More…

  • June 22 2017 Mature age workers: the talent pool that will help boost your business’s bottom line 

    Just as Australia’s population is ageing, so too is the nation’s workforce, with an increasing number of workers seeking to remain in employment longer. According to Susan Ryan, who was Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner up until 2016, this is a huge opportunity for employers. ‘Good business sense’ Tapping into this growing talent pool, Ryan explained Read More…

  • June 21 2017 Cost-effective, hassle-free, fruitful: what recruitment must be for Australian SMEs

    Since launching in July 2015, the Federal Government’s employment services program, jobactive, has helped employers from across Australia recruit more than 400,000 suitably skilled workers. The popularity of jobactive with employers is attributable to the range of services, available through the program, that make it cost-effective and hassle-free for businesses, especially SMEs, to recruit staff who Read More…

  • February 16 2016 Is Australia going to ban livestock export?

    Recently, animal rights activists in Australia have been campaigning against the Australian import of Livestock claiming that the industry is not legal and legitimate. They are also claiming the Livestock industry is not meeting animal welfare interests. In February, the livestock industry has responded saying that it is not only legal and legitimate; they are also Read More…

  • October 22 2015 It’s all about networking physically, not digitally

    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 Read More…

  • October 14 2015 The effects test: What are the effects?

    Today, over 20 small business association leaders are convening at Parliament House to make their case for the adoption of the hotly debated effects test into Australian competition law. Put simply, the effects test, proposed by the Harper competition review, seeks to amend section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act by targeting business behaviour that Read More…

  • October 7 2015 Flexible working arrangements: It’s a balancing act

    Equipped with the company laptop, wifi dongle and remote network access – working from home (WFH) was once considered a special arrangement of convenience or necessity. Now, we are no longer at the mercy of the IT department’s bureaucracy with a handful of accessible technologies we treat as a given. Comprised of home wifi, laptops, Read More…

  • September 23 2015 Keeping your eye on the ball

    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 Read More…

  • September 16 2015 This is not the “Rudd-Gillard-Rudd” government

    “We need to have in this country — and we will have now — an economic vision, a leadership that explains the great challenges and opportunities that we face. “Disruption we see driven by technology … is our friend, if we are agile and smart enough to take advantage of it. “There has never been Read More…