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  • September 18 2019 Case study with The Volte: How an accelerator programme can scale your startup (Series)

    Australia’s startup scene is booming. In fact, it is quickly becoming recognised as one of the most attractive countries in the world to launch a startup and was named fifth in the StartupBlink Startup Ecosystem Rankings 2019 report. Although the failure rate of 90% can be daunting, there are a number of ventures that make it past Read More…

  • September 18 2019 Let’s talk: Maternity leave

    In Australia, all employees are currently entitled to parental leave provided that they have worked for their employer for at least 12 months (this is slightly different for casual workers).  This entitles employees to to 12 months of unpaid parental leave. As well as this, the government will give eligible employees who are the primary carer Read More…

  • September 17 2019 “For businesses that do give back, the benefits are huge”; How-to tips from CEO Sue Karzis

    Some of the most profitable and ultimately sustainable companies are focused on collaborating for the good of the community, rather than their bottom dollar line. Why? Well, it’s a reflection of society. The Australia Giving 2019 Report, recently released by Fundraising and Philanthropy in Australia, found that 35% of Australians have volunteered in the preceding Read More…

  • September 16 2019 Have your say on the Business Funding Guide

    The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell is seeking feedback on the Business Funding Guide. The guide, released in July by ASBFEO in partnership with Scottish Pacific Business Finance, is an industry-first publication primarily written for accountants, bookkeepers, brokers and other financial advisers, to help their small business clients find the right Read More…

  • September 16 2019 Put away the beanbags – the simple secrets behind thriving company culture

    Across Australia, workplace culture has become the number one driver for business performance and attracting staff. In fact, Forbes recently reported that the majority of the global workforce (94% of executives and 88% of employees) believe that a distinct corporate culture is vital to corporate success. Contrary to the media’s obsession with ‘top-down’ change, this Read More…

  • September 13 2019 Turning over $20m with TurmeriX: Ex police officer Errol McClelland’s “a-ha!” moment

    Errol McClelland, 62, is a former butcher and Victorian police officer, who three years ago launched a healthcare business based on Turmeric, which is now available in twelve countries with an annual turnover of $20million.  Errol created health food brand TurmeriX after researching and developing a range of turmeric-based products, prompted by his own health Read More…

  • September 12 2019 How small businesses can ensure an uninterrupted supply chain

    Forming healthy and efficient supply chain relationships is as important for small and medium businesses (SMBs) as it is for large enterprises, and small businesses are taking up emerging and automated technologies to ensure supply chain hygiene and an uninterrupted supply chain process. Relationships Maintaining and nurturing relationships with suppliers is critical, with on-time and Read More…

  • September 11 2019 Why a focus on mental wellbeing is crucial to a healthy startup culture

    People are the key ingredient to make any good startup succeed. What is it that makes high performing people – whether it be founders, managers or employees underperform or even ultimately fail and not succeed? Consider a high-performance athlete. Someone like Usain Bolt is only expected to perform for 10 seconds in a month or Read More…

  • September 11 2019 Let’s talk: Coulda, woulda, shoulda

    This week we asked business leaders what they’ve learned throughout their career; the highs and the lows, and importantly the lessons they have learnt from the journey.  Sharing with you their first-hand stories on what has worked for them, we provide you with over fifteen expert commentaries on what you should do the first time Read More…

  • September 10 2019 Small employers: It’s time to move to Single Touch Payroll

    Small employers (those with 19 or less employees) need to get ready for Single Touch Payroll (STP) ahead of the 30 September start date. STP became mandatory for small employers from 1 July this year, however, the ATO granted an extension to businesses that needed more time to get ready until 30 September. Recent insights Read More…

  • September 10 2019 How-to guide: Successful onboarding

    Recently Dynamic Business attended Gartner’s ReImagine HR event in Sydney, where Silk Road Technology presented insights on the importance of successful onboarding for attracting and retaining talent. The research included in the talk also demonstrated the cost implications for a business or organisation that doesn’t have a good onboarding process in place. Silk Road Technology Read More…

  • September 6 2019 Global in under two years: Face Halo founder Lizzy Pike reveals her success story

    Lizzy Pike is the co-founder of Face Halo, an only 2-year-old product that is changing the game of removing make up and pushing the sustainability movement on a global scale. With just a splash of water, the product removes all make up and dirt. In just a 12 month period, Face Halo has replaced around 370 million wipes Read More…

  • September 6 2019 The evidence-based pathway to becoming an Australian corporate leader

    The pathways to success for Australia’s top 50 ASX-listed CEOs have been revealed for the first time, in the most detailed examination of who our corporate leaders are, and how the community ranks their performance. University choice, country of birth, average age, international experience, undergraduate degree, social media use and whether the CEOs were promoted Read More…

  • September 4 2019 Invest in tech if you want to grow your business: Xero data insights

    Xero data insights links Australian small business growth to technology spend.  Call for small business to take a ‘first mover’ advantage to quickly adopt new technologies Warnings to avoid a digital divide between big and small business in Australia  Xero, the global small business platform, has today released new data from Xero Small Business Insights Read More…

  • September 4 2019 Let’s talk: Boom or bust

    Should businesses be interested in cryptocurrencies? Do the pros of such influential cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin really outweigh the cons? The crypto market has been around for just over a decade, and in that time it has continued to exist and thrive despite doubters and critics’ words of warnings. Some say that the entire market Read More…