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Small Business
  • December 4 2019 Perth dads’ crowdfunding success for new baby bottle business

    Two Perth dads have received enormous support for their innovative baby bottle device through their crowdfunding campaign, raising more than 50 per cent of their $81,000 goal in just five days and 100 per cent in just ten days. The young fathers, Ricky Hee and Alex Djojoutomo created Bottle Bath, an electric 3-in-1 bottle washer, Read More…

  • November 27 2019 Getting clear on STP and making it easy: ATO Assistant Commissioner, Jason Lucchese, explains all

    Today we have Single Touch Payroll expert, Jason Lucchese, on the podcast. Jason is a seasoned public servant with more than 19 years of experience executing large-scale government programs including the introduction of SuperStream and Single Touch Payroll. Currently ATO Assistant Commissioner and Single Touch Payroll Program Lead, Jason works closely with the employers, payroll Read More…

  • November 26 2019 Consumer demand for sustainability not going anywhere, retailers must adapt

    As traditional retailers move online and the transport of products around the world continues to increase, now is the time for brands to prioritise sustainability and to consider their direct impact the environment on a global scale. The environment and the future of our world has never been so important to Australian consumers. As such, Read More…

  • November 25 2019 Clear generational differences seen in attitudes towards work: New study

    Recent research from GoDaddy reveals that there is a clear difference in attitudes towards work between the different generations. The global study was conducted by Savanta in April and May of this year. The local sample comprised 500 respondents, distributed throughout Australia including both capital city and non-capital city areas.  “Small business,” in this context, Read More…

  • November 21 2019 2020 vision: Setting your small business up for success in the year ahead

    As the weather warms up and Christmas carols fill the air, many Aussies are starting to think about their summer holiday plans and how they can make the most of the sun. Meanwhile, many small business owners are occupied by work to hit the ground running in the new year. The dawn of a new Read More…

  • November 20 2019 How to overcome the risks of scaling up a business

    For most businesses, growth is a key goal and is essential to the organisation’s ongoing sustainability. However, when companies aren’t prepared for growth, they can hit roadblocks and encounter issues that can endanger the entire operation. To overcome these risks while scaling up the business, decision-makers need to plan carefully and incorporate specific risk-mitigation measures, Read More…

  • November 20 2019 Family business The Jolly Group starts funding for ambitious expansion

    The Jolly Group is becoming the first café group to raise funds on online investment platform ​Birchal​. The Victoria-based, family-owned business comprises of The Jolly Miller Café & Patisserie, with 12 company-owned non-franchised outlets in Victoria (and a further 6 opening in 2020) and its wholesale kitchen Fig Food Co, which services hundreds of cafés Read More…

  • November 19 2019 Top 5 challenges for small business owners and how to overcome them

    Remember those feelings of excitement, achievement and growth when you first started your business? Now, it’s likely they have become buried among those of isolation, fatigue and ongoing financial stress. Statistics from the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman show that 97% of Australia’s economy is made up of small business with no more Read More…

  • November 18 2019 62% of SMEs likely to be underinsured

    Almost 9 out of 10 small business owners agree that an insurance claim has the potential to put them out of business, cause them to lose revenue, or dry up cash flow. Despite these statistics, 62 per cent of SMEs said they are unlikely to have the right insurance in place to protect their business. Read More…

  • November 18 2019 How to successfully pull off a brand relaunch without losing customers

    In August, we undertook one of the most exciting and stressful steps in our company’s life: we rebranded. For six years, we were HealthKit and now, we are Halaxy. And as exciting as that change is and what it represents for our company’s future, rebranding is not an easy decision to make — nor to Read More…

  • November 15 2019 7 things your customer wants to see on your website

    When creating a website, it is easy to lose focus of what really matters: the experience for your customer. A recent study found 75 per cent of people form their opinion of a website based on aesthetics – meaning web design is crucial to drive positive brand awareness and business growth. The following seven tips Read More…

  • November 15 2019 A state-by-state run-down of The Telstra Business Awards winners

    If you weren’t already aware, The Telstra Business Awards recognise Australia’s best businesses and give companies a platform to gain credibility, network and access expert advice. Dynamic Business has rounded up the winners from each state to learn the who’s who of the winning businesses and learn more about their success so far. All 2019 Read More…

  • November 7 2019 The 3 defining C’s in the future of customer engagement

    The way customers discover, browse and purchase has changed irrevocably over the past decade. Yet a few fundamentals hold true – at the heart of the customer journey is human, one-to-one interaction which businesses need to provide at scale. The way businesses do this will vary, but ultimately comes down to instilling confidence, building connection Read More…

  • November 7 2019 Australian small businesses are confident, but stagnant: new report reveals

    Prushka Fast Debt Recovery has released their latest report, ‘Canary in the Coal Mine,’ which shows that although Australian small businesses remain confident despite economic uncertainty, growth plans are diminishing. The bi-annual survey found business sentiment is high, with 64 per cent of SME owners confident about the current position of their business. However, there Read More…

  • November 5 2019 Unrealised small business plans cost $93.8b to our economy

    There are barriers restricting small business owners from growing their businesses and acting on their plans, and these barriers are estimated to cost the Australian economy $93.8 billion per year – a figure dubbed the Dormant Dollar. 39 per cent of Australian small business owners have ideas, plans and visions they believe would grow their Read More…