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The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

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...

Seven steps to attract and hire the best staff in 2021

Now is the perfect time for businesses to re-evaluate their hiring processes. Here are tips for any business looking to land top talent...

How to keep business costs down, while still achieving your strategic goals

Making cuts to costs that are too deep can impact employee and customer satisfaction. Don’t cut costs enough, it can embed inefficiencies into the business or threaten viability. So...

Let’s Talk: Cost cutting in business and what you can do to save

Running a business is a challenge at the best of times, but throw in a pandemic and the associated economic woes - and cost cutting has never been more important.

Six reasons to consider trade credit insurance in the new financial year

With the global economy looking fragile and one of Australia’s largest trading partners, China, slowing down, it’s important for Australian business decision-makers to re-evaluate...

Entrepreneur advice: How businesses can keep up with delivery demand

Byline: Guy Mckenzie and Adam Gilmore, co-founders of Tonic With the demand for delivery rapidly increasing, businesses across all industries, from food to health and...

Agility: a business strategy

Byline: Brad Newton, DocuSign, VP APAC We’re in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, marked by extraordinary technological advances. For businesses it can sometimes...

How to scale up your business globally – and effectively

Byline: David Link, CEO & Founder of Verrency Overseas expansion is often considered for homegrown companies looking to increase their revenue and customer base. While...

Growing your business insights from entrepreneur Janna DeVylder

A mix of curiosity and compassion led Janna DeVylder to study psychology and anthropology. These disciplines proved to be the launching pad that sparked...

Tired of running a side hustle? It’s time to step up

Top tips from the 2019 Victorian Telstra Small Business Woman I am an accidental entrepreneur. My grand plan was to provide home visit physiotherapy to...

Five things you need to know before selling overseas

The advancement of technology has radically changed the way that consumers browse for items and make purchases. Shopping online for items overseas has become...

How Kylie Jenner changed the FRANKII SWIM brand

Rebecca Klodinskly is the designer and director behind Aussie swimwear sensation FRANKII SWIM which in five short years has become a highly sought-after and internationally...

Ombudsman supports Business Growth Fund for high growth SMEs

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Kate Carnell today welcomed the announcement of an Australian Business Growth Fund, a recommendation in...

When businesses are born global

Byline: Karen Reddington, President, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express Traditionally, small businesses began in one’s backyard – selling to friends and neighbours. As these small businesses grew...

Entrepreneur tips for scaling your online business

Amy McWaters is the COO of The Hamper Emporium and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and logistics of the company, while ensuring customer satisfaction....

Advice for young wanna-be entrepreneurs from Peta Shulman

When Peta Shulam was only 25 when she came up with the simple concept of sampling health foods. Her passion for finding these products led...

6 tips for building millions in revenue

Former HR Manager, James Trenerry turned a $40,000 debt into a successful KX Pilates franchise enterprise, generating a revenue stream of $2.5 million. Here...