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  • November 1 2018 5 ways to fund your new business

    There are lots of challenges prospective business owners and budding entrepreneurs have to overcome. They need to market test their idea and prove that there is a need for it, they need to decide upon pricing and they’ll also have to consider whether they need additional employees (and where they’re going to find them). But Read More…

  • October 30 2018 Frequently asked questions about short-term finance

    You should never take out any type of loan without knowing everything about it. Here are the common questions about short-term finance that you need the answers for. You have a lot of options available to you when it comes to financing. For example, Max Funding, one of the leading non-bank lender in Australia offers Read More…

  • October 12 2018 Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

    Do you know how much time and money you are spending on business travel? For many businesses the answer is no, and they’re missing out on valuable savings. This is where SMART Corporate Travel can help. Designed specifically for Australian SMEs, this new online travel platform drives significant savings and efficiencies. Below are five of the Read More…

  • October 9 2018 Penalties of Competition law, is your business at risk?

    Australia’s legal system has transformed significantly in recent times, and with increasingly regulated working environments it’s essential that business owners are aware of potential legal risks. Competition law is defined as “a law that is intended to make sure there is fair competition between businesses, for example by making rules to control monopolies”. One of Read More…

  • August 13 2018 How to stay focused on your vision for your business  

    When you run a business, you will find there are daily challenges to deal with, all of which can take your mind and your focus away from the main aim of doing what is required to make the business grow. There are some important tips to remember if you find that this is happening, and Read More…

  • July 31 2018 Customer service trends making waves in 2018

    As we hit the halfway mark of the year, it’s the perfect time to sit back and reflect on what has unfolded during the first half of 2018. As a business owner you’ll want to use the time to look at how well your business has done, what has or hasn’t gone as planned, and Read More…

  • July 12 2018 How real estate agents can embrace new ways of selling through tech

    How can tech help real estate agents?

  • June 28 2018 Kathmandu’s CSR Manager on combatting modern slavery in retail

    Kathmandu receives FLA accreditation.

  • June 22 2018 Changes on the horizon for SME’s but will they deliver much-needed reprieve?

    How will these changes affect small business?

  • May 11 2018 Efic helping high-growth business take on export opportunities

    Seeing Machines has gone from strength to strength since 2000, when the business was founded as part of an association with Australian National University. Today it is at the forefront of driver monitoring technology and has more than 200 staff and operations across the world; including the US, the UK, South America, Europe and in Read More…

  • September 20 2017 NSW retailers given green light to trade on Boxing Day under new legislative reforms

    NSW Parliament has passed legislation giving retailers based outside of Sydney CBD and Bondi the option of trading on all future Boxing Days.  Introduced by Treasurer Dominic Perrottet earlier this month, in accordance with the findings of an independent review by Professor Percy Allan, the Retail Trading Amendment (Boxing Day) Bill 2017 has amended the Retail Trading Read More…

  • August 29 2017 How e-tailers can optimise sales in four steps

    Australia’s ecommerce landscape is continuing to transform at a rapid rate. The entry of new marketplaces, the proliferation of pay-later services, and a growing range of delivery options are fundamentally conditioning and changing consumer behaviour with the expectation that online transactions of goods and services be quick and easy. Aussies are continuing to embrace these Read More…

  • July 24 2017 The energy market: “If we don’t fix it, small businesses will close,” warns Kate Carnell

    Small business operators have been described as “the forgotten people in Australia’s energy crisis” by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell.   According to the Ombudsman, high energy users such as manufacturers and hospitality businesses, are “casualties of a failed system”. “It makes sense for heavy users to negotiate long-term contracts, Read More…

  • June 23 2017 Manufacturing outsourcing mistakes: common blunders that could cost you big bucks

    Outsourcing your manufacturing tasks can be a great decision. You can save money, become more competitive, and focus your attention on other tasks such as developing new products—so it can be a very smart move. But it does not always go smoothly. In fact, there are a number of mistakes you can make that can Read More…

  • June 23 2017 Exploring Australia’s vibrant food scene

    Gone are the days where Australia was synonymous with barbecues and the dubious delights of Vegemite, as the nation has a food scene that’s undergone a startling transformation in the past ten years. With a freewheeling approach that takes in the best of global cuisine trends with a flexible take on everything from fine dining Read More…