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  • June 19 2020 Reimagining workplace learning with Monica Watt, CHRO at ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll

    The newest podcast episode on Dynamic Business interviews Monica Watt, Chief Human Resource Officer at ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll, where she shares her knowledge and expertise in navigating the new workplace learning, which has been heavily influenced by the COVID-19 impacts. Huge transformation is happening in the way we work. Due to COVID impacts, leaders and managers Read More…

  • June 18 2020 How I went from a career in finance to launching a $1.7m beauty start-up

    Founder Michelle Hu takes us through the how and why she dropped her successful career in finance to launch her beauty startup, Etoile Collective, which became a huge success from 100% organic growth. In late 2016, months before I was to start as a graduate at an investment bank, I launched Etoile Collective: a beauty Read More…

  • June 17 2020 Let’s talk: How to pitch to investors

    A lot of businesses will need to pitch for investment from the likes of venture capital funds, banks or angel investors at some point on their growth trajectory. However, many founders and entrepreneurs are unfamiliar with the pitching process, as well as the pros and cons of working with different investors. Today we are aiming Read More…

  • June 16 2020 Employees must legally return from JobKeeper

    The JobKeeper scheme has confused many employers and business owners since it was introduced, and now the confusion centres around asking employees to return to the workplace, mainly due to people’s coronavirus Health & Safety concerns. Perhaps the discomfort with returning to work is also somewhat due to people’s new preference to work remotely, or to continue Read More…

  • June 15 2020 Where the SME sector is headed in a post-COVID world

    Since the launch of the government’s SME guarantee scheme for small businesses suffering from the knock-on effects of COVID, we’ve seen how important it is to provide a financial lifeline to Australia’s SMEs in the wake of the pandemic. It’s not just in the interest of business owners and their employees; now more than ever Read More…

  • June 12 2020 Half of Aussies don’t feel comfortable returning to the workplace

    More than half of Australians (52%) feel uncomfortable about returning to the workplace right now, with the vast majority (93%) of people saying it is important that they are allowed to work remotely at any point if they feel unsafe. This is the key finding from Qualtrics’ Return to Work & Back to Business Study, Read More…

  • June 11 2020 Australian SMEs concerned about impending recession

    Australian SMEs are concerned about the impending recession, with business confidence plummeting to new lows, according to the ‘Canary in the Coal Mine’ report released today by Prushka Fast Debt Recovery. The bi-annual survey of nearly 500 Australian small business operators revealed only 22 per cent of SMEs are confident in the state of their Read More…

  • June 11 2020 NSW free ‘brain power webinars’ for SME and startup business growth

    A new Brain Power webinar series will help NSW startups and small businesses deal with workplace issues and boost their resilience during COVID-19. Launched by the Sydney Startup Hub in partnership with coaching company Vitae, The Brain Power Series provides 12 weeks of online neuroscience workshops to support people with their business growth and wellbeing. Read More…

  • June 10 2020 Let’s Talk: Effective leadership strategies

    There are different leadership strategies that business leaders use to drive their teams and organisations forward.  According to the varying preferences, personalities and values of each leader, their strategies will differ slightly. Is it a case of being more autocratic, or is it being more democratic, that is preferable, for example? Each style comes with Read More…

  • June 9 2020 Fintech unicorn Airwallex continues to disrupt, leaders share insight

    Fintech Unicorn Airwallex seems to continue to go from strength to strength; the startup managed to complete its largest funding round (US$160M) mid-pandemic and has recently introduced WeChat Pay as part of its payment options, opening up the Asian marketplace to Australian business. The Melbourne-founded global leader was also recently recognised – in November last Read More…

  • June 8 2020 Startups and digital transformation will be key to COVID-19 recovery

    Vu Tran, co-founder at Go1, talks us through why he thinks startups and digital transformation will be key in the economic recovery from COVID-19 in Australia.  It would be an understatement for me to say that COVID-19 has changed the world and indeed the way many of us live. In Australia, though tragic in terms Read More…

  • June 5 2020 Should JobKeeper be extended?

    JobKeeper is the definition of policy made on the run. At the time, it was very important to roll something out quickly to cushion the full brunt of the economic fallout of COVID-19. However, now that the scheme has been running for a few weeks, and with recent developments around the scheme’s true cost, there Read More…

  • June 4 2020 Your questions about commercial rent throughout COVID-19 answered

    If you’re confused about the changes to commercial rent guidelines, you’re not alone. With the Federal Government forced to create policy on the run to stem the tide of a full-blown economic crisis, things have been changing very quickly and there has been some confusion. Here are some of the main questions we’ve been hearing Read More…

  • June 3 2020 Let’s talk: The best marketing methods for businesses

    Marketing is a huge topic in itself and the question on every business leader’s and business owner’s mind is ‘What is the best marketing strategy for me/ us?”  It could quite literally be a million-dollar question, and it’s quite right that business leaders should have this at the top of their priority list. You could Read More…

  • June 1 2020 2 in 3 businesses planned to purchase capital in FY21, should the asset write-off be extended?

    Research reveals that, before the outbreak of COVID, 2 in 3 businesses had planned on investing in capital in FY21, which asks the question of whether the asset write-off threshold should be extended further.  The figure comes from an independent survey of 261 Australian businesses – 88 per cent of which are SMEs – commissioned by Money.com.au, Read More…