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Why small businesses need to take control of their energy management

In Australia, we face some of the highest energy costs in the developed world and increasing energy prices are taking a toll on small...

Meetings: how to turn a cost into an asset

Meetings often become a work based social function on company time and at company cost. The thought of socialising with fellow staff and being...

Australian retail business costs surpass UK and US

Australian retailers are facing higher costs than those in the UK and US, according to a report released by the Productivity Commission today.

The best way to manage fixed costs

Fixed costs can be a killer in any business - they can creep into any organisation slowly and choke it like a pervasive weed. Here's how one specialist suggests you manage these difficult expenses.

Where is your business overspending?

The most unexpected areas of overspending for a small and growing business.

Why it pays to buy insurance from an expert

Buying business insurance through a qualified adviser, rather than organising it yourself directly through the insurer, could be the difference between survival or closure in the face of a disaster. Here's why.

5 easy ways to become carbon neutral

Going green has never been a more popular business pursuit, and it many Aussie small businesses are leading the way by reducing their carbon footprint. If your business isn't as environmentally conscious as it could be, consider these 5 tips.

Green your office: Five tips for how to print less

You might see printing as just a simple business process, not one worth spending a huge amount of time on. But if you consider how often a printer is used and how reliant your employees are on printing, you'll quickly realise with this simple process, often comes with a hefty price tag.

Businesses are cutting costs and expanding to the cloud: report

Virtual technology and pay-as-you-go business services are the key to effectively cutting business costs while simultaneously spurring growth, a new survey has revealed.

Managing the dynamics of cost reduction

Tim Wolfenden blogs about effective management of the multitude of business costs. "Integrating fixed cost management into your business planning process is the key to keeping these costs down."

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

“We have to be bold and visionary”: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Navigating the 2020-21 Budget: Top tips for businesses

Business investment is a key theme in the 2020-21 Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced tax changes that are a “game changer” in...

Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...