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iOS 14 and increased privacy: What it means for your small business

The upcoming changes are a win for improving the privacy of social media users, but it will substantially change the world of marketing. It’s time to invest in other touchpoints...

Three ways to ensure your employees work safely from home

When a pandemic effects a revolution, by making remote work common, employers must re-think their approach. They have to answer this question: How do you ensure a safe place of work when that place is an employee’s home? Here are three practical suggestions.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let's talk...

How your business should approach reducing headcount following the end of JobKeeper

As JobKeeper closes, businesses may need to reduce headcount to keep wage bills affordable. Here's how to approach a restructure legally and effectively...

How business crisis pressures can produce disruptive diamonds

Disruption waits for no one, especially not a pandemic. Innovative thinking should be top priority during a crisis. Read on...

Let’s Talk: What is the best social media platform for your business?

What social media platform is best for your business? Go all-out on all of them? Focus on one or two? Paid or organic approach? Let's talk...

Financial democratisation: The people are now dictating the money game, not banks

Demand, competition and technology are driving seismic changes in the financial landscape, with power heading from the banks to the people...

Let’s Talk: The end of JobKeeper and what it could mean for your business

With JobKeeper payments now reduced and the end of the scheme looming, Let's Talk about what it can mean for businesses...

Keep it human: How to boost engagement in a more digitised, flexible workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, fast-tracking the digitisation of business and our ideas around flexible working. 

Why small business owners and Restructuring Practitioners must move quickly before 1 January 2021

Last week, as part of the Australian Government’s ongoing response to the pandemic-induced economic crisis, the Senate passed reforms to insolvency arrangements...

What recourse is there if a business partner goes rogue?

What happens if two business partners don’t agree on the direction of a business? With no deciding vote in director’s meetings, it...

The business case for stricter data practices: Why businesses aren’t waiting for the rules to change

Consumer data privacy continues to be a hotly debated topic; especially in countries like Australia where we are yet to introduce updated...

Rethinking workspaces in a remote world: Transformed hotel rooms, cafes, co-working centres, event spaces

A few months ago we were still unsure whether remote working would last. Many assumed that as the COVID-19 situation eased up...

‘The $1 trillion budget deficit’: Economists on the 2020-21 Budget

The 2020-21 Budget delivers the biggest Australian deficit since World War 2. The Government’s fiscal stimulus of $51 billion during the GFC...

Keeping on top of your taxes: Interview with Kirsten Fish, ATO Deputy Commissioner Small Business

Amidst the constantly changing news cycle and rule amendments, it can be hard for SMEs to keep track of their tax obligations. ...

Greater IR flexibility will help take our economy off life support

The Morrison Government is right to be pressing for the industrial relations changes that have been so critical to keeping people in work through...

What is a business continuity plan and why is it important?

Business continuity is your business’ ability to continue functioning as ‘normally’ as possible during and after a crisis. Essentially, it’s your ability to plan...

Why all business owners need to record phone calls

Telecommunications expert and CEO of Captivate Connect, Mark Horwood, talks us through why all business owners should record their phone calls with customers. State-of-the-art technology...

How conferences and events will evolve in a post COVID-19 world

While it has caused disruption and loss in many business sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the conferences and events market to its knees. Hundreds...

How to improve your business through unpopular but necessary decisions 

Sometimes it takes an outsider to see things clearly. That’s how I felt as a former physiotherapist building a network of allied health businesses...