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Setting the stage for success in the new financial year

As we enter the new financial year, it’s clear the challenges of COVID-19 will be with us for at least several months more. Fortunately,...

Shorter payment times incoming with the Payment Times Reporting Bill

The Payment Times Reporting Bill aims to address late payments and the consequential struggle with cash flow, which is an ongoing problem for Australia's...

How STP has made tackling the COVID-19 storm easier for Think Talent

Founded five years ago by Ainsley Johnstone and Natalie Firth, Think Talent is a modern executive recruitment agency that connects Australian and international organisations...

How Single Touch Payroll is affecting businesses now

Now that Single Touch Payroll (STP) has been live for over half a year, we wanted to know - from the perspective of small...

Telstra and Rio Tinto move to 20 day payment terms for small businesses

Only a few big businesses, such as Telstra and Rio Tinto, have done ‘the right thing’ according to Australian Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell,...

Small business owners prioritise climate change, energy costs and tax cuts

A new survey from Xero, the global small business platform, has revealed a disconnect between small business owners and politics, with a whopping three...

Xero’s Small Business Insights shares key small business findings

The accounting app Xero share their Small Business Insights with us to shed light on what small businesses should be aware of, which is...

Collaborating to create #balanceforbetter

Each year on 8 March, International Women’s Day, I get invited to attend events that celebrate and discuss gender diversity in the workplace. They’re...

Payroll can be simpler for small business owners

The decision to make your first hire is a sign of growth and success; a watershed moment for any business. Unfortunately, for over one-third...

When good credit becomes bad credit

In a perfect world, suppliers would prefer to be paid cash up front. However, in reality, the world works on credit. Trade credit is inevitable...

Australia’s recession may be over but things are certainly not back to normal

Australia is technically out of a recession however this does not mean Australia’s recovery will be smooth-sailing. At a...

World’s 2nd and 3rd largest economies commit to carbon neutrality, pouring investment into renewable energy

The world’s second and third largest economies, China and Japan, have both pledged to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions, heralding an economic era...

What the US election could mean for Australian businesses

With under a week until the 2020 US Presidential elections on Tuesday, 3 November, economists and investors are looking to predict the...

$3.17 billion in revenue lost annually due to poor online customer service

Businesses must invest in their online customer service as COVID-19 has driven up consumer demand for more virtual support.

Let’s Talk: Diversity

Diversity in the workplace is not only a pressing social concern, but is intrinsically tied to your business model. Having policies that...

Australians have little trust in Artificial intelligence, new study shows

A new study has shown that Australians are generally unwilling to sign off on wide-spread use of Artificial intelligence (AI), with less...

ASIC’s 2021 regulatory agenda: Consumer-centric DDO and responsible lending

Earlier this week, ASIC Commissioner Sean Hughes outlined ASIC’s expectation that issuers and distributors of financial products adopt a “consumer-centric” approach when...

Meet the Australian founder using drones to plant thousands of trees a day

Dr Susan Graham is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Dendra Systems, an environmental restoration company founded in 2014. Based in...