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5 ways your business could benefit from open source technology

Here are five reasons why open source technologies are beneficial for businesses looking to stay competitive in digital transformation...

The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses

“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

6 most commonly overlooked cost savings in business

From paying more than necessary to cutting budgets on activities that bring home the bacon, here are some of the most commonly overlooked savings in business to look out for in 2021.

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.

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.

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...

Australian government opens third round of international collaboration grant: Up to $1 million for successful applicants

The third round of the government’s Global Innovation Linkages Program, aiming to provide funding to help Australian businesses or researchers collaborate with international partners, is now open for applications.

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.

The secret ingredient of a successful franchisee

By Aaron Smith, KX Pilates founder Many in the franchising industry believe that you shouldn’t recruit franchisees with zero business experience. Here’s why I think...

Make the most of your biggest asset: your middle managers

Middle managers often find the value they bring to an organisation being scrutinised, but recruiting expert Hays says they can be an organisation’s biggest...

Thinking of starting a podcast? Here are the need-to-knows

Thinking of starting a podcast? While it has never been easier to launch one – here’s the secret to making it thrive. People tell me...

7 social media fails businesses need to avoid

Byline: Nicola Moras We all know that the best way to ‘be out there’ these days is to be on social media – after all,...

A sale is only a sale once payment is made

Most businesses trade on credit terms with their customers, letting them purchase as they need and pay later. This can be a great way...

How SMEs can avoid common financial pitfalls by managing cash flow

Setting up a small business can be an exciting yet daunting experience. By the time you actually launch your business you have likely experienced...

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 brands can better and effectively use influencers

Influencer marketing isn’t as simple as choosing an influencer with a high number of followers to post an ad for you. In 2019, there...

How to get a brand 10 times your size to join forces with you

If you’re itching to get on board with a much bigger brand, and feel that the timing is right, you need to go about...

Preparing for an IPO? Here are 4 things to consider in your PR strategy

Going public is a huge step for any company. Taking a company from private to public through an IPO (or ‘initial public offering’) and...