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2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for business owners. Almost overnight, businesses of all sizes were scrambling to find new customers...

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. 

‘Nobody should be in the CBD at all’: Sydney NYE restrictions

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed that there will be no gatherings in Sydney Harbour on New Year’s Eve and current restrictions will...

Does a passwordless future ensure effective cybersecurity?

Let’s be frank—passwords are still the bane of our online existence. They’re living fossils, throwbacks to a time when a secret string of characters...

‘Modest’ Christmas modifications to NSW COVID-19 restrictions

Restrictions across NSW will remain, except children under 12 will now be excluded from the 10 person rule in Greater Sydney, Central...

‘Don’t get sucked into all the hype’: the hidden mistake that businesses will make when managing cash flow in 2021

While 2020 packed a punch that not many people were expecting, impending vaccines and a rebounding economy offer a glimmer of optimism...

Starting a conversation about mental health

Many small business owners work long hours and can often be on their own. Having people around them to check in on...

Parliamentary committee recommends the removal of strict liability for continuous disclosure rules

On Monday, the parliamentary joint committee on corporations and financial services suggested that temporary amendments to continuous disclosure laws in 2020 be...

What were the trending topics and hashtags on Twitter this year?

This year, COVID-19 and social justice took out the top spots in Twitter’s most tweeted topics in Australia.  For...

Top SME opportunities and challenges for 2021

Unsurprisingly, the top four challenges and top three opportunities facing SMEs in the coming year are a result of COVID-19 related financial...

Greater Sydney ‘must mobilise’ or face a hard lockdown over Christmas

Despite lockdown measures in the Northern Beaches and restrictions across Greater Sydney, Sydney residents must all adopt greater precautionary measures or risk...

$250 million to support NSW businesses: Jobs Plus program

Companies who want to expand their footprint in NSW can now access the $250 million Jobs Plus Program.

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...