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6 business trends to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic

Lawpath has collected data from the 130,000 businesses that their legal platform to determine 6 strong business trends that have taken off in the wake...

Businesses are struggling to get ‘COVIDSafe’

Small and medium businesses are struggling to get ready for a return to work as they attempt to decipher the complex and costly requirements...

Ticking privacy time-bombs for businesses working from home

A Melbourne lawyer is warning businesses to prepare for potential privacy issues that may already be arising from current remote working conditions. Rigby Cooke Lawyers...

Why JobKeeper creates cash flow issues for businesses

The announcement of the government's $130 billion JobKeeper Payment scheme was greeted with a sigh of relief for many businesses who are struggling with...

Is now the right time to sell or buy business, considering coronavirus?

Is now the time to buy or sell a business? With so many businesses closing their doors during the coronavirus outbreak, you might think...

“It won’t suit all businesses”: Cautious optimism on JobKeeper

Business owners should remain cautious but optimistic, following the passing of the Federal Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper stimulus package through parliament, according to Employsure,...

Neobank 86 400 closes Series A capital raise, taking total to $90m

Australian neobank, 86 400, has closed its Series A capital raise. $34m of new equity was raised in March, bringing its total capital to $90m....

Sydney wholesale startup FoodByUs pivots to B2C due to coronavirus

FoodByUs, the former B2B-only marketplace for wholesale food suppliers, has opened up its platform to help consumers during the coronavirus crisis. The Sydney based startup,...

Employers, redundancy should be last resort during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses across Australia and New Zealand to close their doors, putting employers in the difficult position of what to...

Coronavirus pandemic: Small business advice

Small business is placed under tremendous pressure with the coronavirus pandemic, so ActionCOACH ANZ have summarised the key pieces of advice to help weather...

‘Employers can stand down staff without pay’

The pending shut downs of non-essential services across parts of Australia may trigger conditions in the Fair Work Act that will allow employers to...

COVID-19 support should extend to sole traders too

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, requesting support for Australia’s small business sector,...

A four-day working week? First maybe measure employee wellbeing

Within the debate of moving to a four-day working week, Australian companies need to measure and understand employee wellbeing.  Sunil Vohra, co-founder of the world’s...

Deloitte Australia crowned best Aussie workplace for new dads

Deloitte Australia has taken out the number one spot in the 20 Best Australian Workplaces for New Dads 2019 List published by HBF’s Direct...

PayPal partners with #BuyFromTheBush to encourage Aussies to “Give Better” this Christmas

PayPal Australia has today announced a partnership with #BuyFromTheBush to help Aussies “Give Better” this Christmas and support our rural communities facing drought. The...

Small employers – there’s 3 options if you aren’t using STP yet

The ATO is urging small employers who’ve not yet made the switch to Single Touch Payroll (STP) to get in touch if they need...

Two month ATO deferral for bushfire victims in NSW and QLD

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) today announced that it will grant a two month lodgment and payment deferral to taxpayers impacted by the recent...

Introducing AI ethics: Businesses ready to test AI ethics principles

Some of the biggest businesses in Australia will trial a series of eight principles around artificial intelligence, developed as part of the Morrison Government’s...

Business failures are caused by lack of leaders’ skills

A series of recent business failures highlight a skills gap that is widespread in business. The Royal Commissions into banking, aged care and disability; the...

Advisory boards a small business secret weapon

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell says advisory boards are increasingly playing a key role in Australia's small business' success...