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Expansion vs cost-cutting: What should your business focus on?

Should you look at expanding the business or instead reduce costs to improve margins? Here are key things to think about when deciding...

Public relations: The difference between editorial, sponsored content & advertising in your SME marketing strategy

Marketing and advertising scream “look at me” and “buy me”. Whereas PR says, “I’m trustworthy, credible and an authority.”

Conquering chaos: The importance of communication & collaboration in a home/office hybrid workplace

As the pandemic continues to change how businesses manage staff, it's clear that communication and collaboration are imperative for success...

It’s time to put data science and engineering in the hands of the business

As the volume of business data available has grown exponentially, a new discipline has evolved. There is now a better way...

Digital customer experience: How Australian SMBs can up their game in 2021

For many SMBs today, finding new, digital ways to engage with customers is not merely a matter of building a thriving business, it’s about surviving...

Why a ‘people plan’ is just as important as a business plan

Your business needs a people strategy, one that covers the embedding of culture and the projection of your team members’ career pathways...

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“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

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...