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Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently...

Is outsourcing a positive or negative for businesses?

Jacqui Miller, founder of Dynamic Business Outsourcing Solutions (DBOS), believes that the right kind of outsourcing can be instrumental in accelerating business growth and...

Why businesses must embrace automation for future success

Automation is a driving force behind a changing workforce in which mundane tasks are no longer part of most job descriptions and workers are...

How to run a successful business remotely: key lessons from the CEO of tech startup BugWolf

We've all read the stories about people running their businesses from far-flung places or from a beach, but the reality is that most small...

SMEs engaging freelancers to cut expenses

Australia’s SMEs are increasingly turning to short-term freelancers in a bid to reduce their overheads, according to MYOB. As part of its SME Snapshot for...

Using recruitment to stay ahead: tips for SMBs

It is an exciting time in Australia to be doing business! We are in a growth phase, driven by ambitious business leaders and demand...

Five reasons to tap into the freelance economy

Whether you call it the ‘sharing’, ‘gig’, ‘freelance’ or ‘on demand’ economy, the way we work and hire has changed significantly in the past...

Ditching the daily grind: Christine Law discovers how you can be your own boss without taking the plunge

It’s the usual, ‘textbook’ story. Fed up of the daily grind, many turn their backs on an employment contract for the freedom of being...

Workplace productivity: 5 of the hottest trends in Aussie offices for 2015

Those tedious nine-to-five working hours, brick-like office equipment and endless piles of paper are now confined to the archives of history.

Seven signs you should do freelancing

Imagine being your own boss, managing your virtual team while doing project collaboration even at the comfort of your own home.

Small businesses receive stronger protections against unfair contract terms

Commonwealth and state and territory consumer affairs ministers have agreed to strengthen existing unfair contract term protections in the Australian Consumer Law,...

Sustainable packaging startup hit by Chinese-Australian trade tensions

Australian sustainable packaging startup Planet Protector Packaging has been one victim of the Chinese-Australian trade tensions, after their deal to provide the...

Vollebak: How to succeed by breaking all the rules

Steve and Nick Tidball don’t believe in following the rules. The British twin brothers ignored traditional business thinking when they co-founded Vollebak...

Chinese-Australian trade tensions: Experts explain economic and legal impacts

Tensions between China and Australia are steadily increasing as the Chinese government continue to stop Australian imports. This is said to be...

AWS and Tech 23 to host the AI Conclave on 11 and 12 November

The Tech 23 Deeptech Festival is hosting the AI Conclave on the 11 to 12 November, providing an opportunity for businesses to...

‘Bumpy and uneven’ economic recovery underway: RBA

The RBA’s November Statement on Monetary Policy revealed that Australia has fared better than expected but the recovery is “expected to be...

100 million trees by 2025: Mastercard’s Priceless Planet Coalition

As consumers demand more sustainable and ethical business operations, companies can now join forces and fight climate change collaboratively through Mastercard's Priceless...

Fintech flips mortgage industry on its head with digital home loan platform

Australian fintech Verteva today announced it has rebranded to Nano and written its very first home loan via mobile, as it prepares...