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  • July 23 2019 The power of podcasts for SMEs

    It’s no secret – audio is on the rise with more Australians listening to podcasts than ever. In 2018 local audiences grew by 22%, with time spent listening increasing to over 11 hours a week. The market is responding in a big way with an unprecedented level of acquisitions, analytics and deals announced in the Read More…

  • July 23 2019 New research reveals employee pay gaps exist across 2 in 3 organisations

    An industry association has released new data that shows that large-scale pay rate discrepancies occur in 2 in 3 organisations. The findings come from a survey commissioned by the Australian Payroll Association – Australia’s leading network in payroll training, consulting and advisory – asked 601 payroll managers across the country’s big and small businesses and Read More…

  • July 22 2019 Motivation: 7 questions to ask yourself

    Building a successful business takes commitment, courage, and a significant investment of time, energy, and money. The process can involve countless setbacks, frustrations, roadblocks, and challenges. However, the sense of satisfaction business owners feel when their business is successful often outweighs the challenges along the way. It’s therefore crucial for current and would-be business owners Read More…

  • July 17 2019 What is PPSR, and why should small business owners care about it?

    Ever heard of PPSR and just had no idea what it was or why it was important? CreditorWatch understands, and has put together an easy explanation for Dynamic Business readers, as it’s something that all small business owners should be aware of.  Byline: Patrick Coghan, CEO, CreditorWatch In the event of a customer or supplier’s Read More…

  • July 17 2019 Let’s talk: Gender equality

    What is the importance of having influential women in business? This is the question that we put out to Australian business leaders for our Let’s Talk forum today. Gender equality within organisations is arguably a necessity for driving a business forward as a balanced male and female influence brings a more diverse leadership approach. It’s Read More…

  • July 17 2019 How much do legal services really cost?

    Lawpath, Australia’s leading online legal platform for businesses and individuals, has released a legal pricing menu in order to create transparency between lawyers and businesses. When it comes to law, you don’t have the benefit of seeing what exactly you’re getting, and for what cost. The resource provided by Lawpath breaks through all of the Read More…

  • July 16 2019 World’s highest minimum wage does not offset high tax rates

    According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Australia now has the world’s highest minimum wage. While this appears to be a positive step for low income Australian workers the increase in other factors such as taxes and the cost of living means that they do not reap the benefits of a higher minimum Read More…

  • July 16 2019 Five actions to supercharge your business in 2019/20

    A new financial year plan can make all the difference for your SME It’s never-ending for business owners: if it’s not BAS time, it’s EOFY, then the cycle starts all over again. With the EOFY rush receding, July as the first month of the new financial year is a great time to take stock. Scottish Read More…

  • July 15 2019 Cancer research startup Inventia wins Australia’s top design prize

    Sydney-based startup Inventia, which produces 3D printed cells for cancer research, has won the top prize at the prestigious Good Design Awards. Announced recently at a gala ceremony in Sydney, the Inventia Rastrum 3D Bioprinter claimed Australia’s highest design accolade at the 61st annual Good Design Awards Ceremony. Inventia’s Rastrum 3D bioprinter will be instrumental in the fight Read More…

  • July 12 2019 4 women that overcame ill health and went on to build business empires

    These four women have overcome different illnesses, or periods of unhealthiness, in their lives, and have later gone on to build their lives as successful female entrepreneurs. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they are all in the health & fitness industry, as their times of being unwell have lead them to find a solution and help other people Read More…

  • July 12 2019 The power of crowdfunding

    Byline: Nic Frances Gilley, Co-Founder and Chairperson, DC Power Co Here at DC Power Co, crowdfunding is all about power. It’s not just the power of having funds, it’s the power of being owned by a collective of over 12,500 regular Australians, and the power of being able to build a new kind of company Read More…

  • July 11 2019 Only 5% of SME owners able to ‘truly’ take holidays

    New research reveals that one in two SME owners haven’t taken a break from their business in over six months. 49% of SME owners haven’t had a holiday in the last six months. Over one in four (26%) haven’t had a break for at least four years. One-third (30%) of SME owners have no plans Read More…

  • July 10 2019 Let’s talk: Accelerators and incubators

    When seeking to join an accelerator or incubator, what must a startup founder consider? There can be huge benefits for startups that join either an accelerator or an incubator. Although they are subtly different, in that an accelerator “accelerates” ideas with seed funding and set time frames and incubators nurture those initial niche ideas, both Read More…

  • July 9 2019 5 ways to become a green business (without breaking the bank)

    If you’re a business just starting out, setting up an eco-friendly operation can seem difficult and expensive, but going green doesn’t have to hurt your bottom line. In fact, recent research [1] from the University of New South Wales shows promoting sustainability actually fosters economic development for small businesses. At Sendle, we’ve done it first Read More…

  • July 8 2019 What you need to know about credit

    It’s no secret that inadequate cash flow is one of the main reasons why businesses fail in Australia. Dynamic Business only recently talked about this issue last week, with new research commissioned by H&R Block found that the biggest struggles for small businesses across Australia are: ‘cashflow’ (35%) ‘marketing effectiveness’ (30%) ‘lack of support’ (19%) Read More…