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Education through storytelling inspires global literacy app

Children’s communication specialist and television production co-ordinator Kristen Souvlis has turned her passion for educating children through storytelling into a global literacy app, Kindergo. Kindergo’s...

Let’s Talk: Social Media

How can small businesses make the most of social media?  Now, more than ever, small and medium businesses are using social media to engage with...

Film Victoria funds $50,000 Games Career Incubator

Melbourne start up Girl Geek Academy is encouraging budding gamers to apply for the Games Career Incubator program, which aims to support the future...

SMEs delay hiring new staff until after the Federal Election

A recent study has revealed that 19 per cent of Australian small business will delay hiring staff until after the Federal Election as fear...

Australian dairy farmers struggle to earn a profit

A fresh milk crisis taskforce will be established to help Australian dairy farmers who are doing it tough in drought ravaged towns. The Fresh Milk...

Businesses must prepare for new Modern Slavery laws

Australian businesses are encouraged to begin training human resources professionals in modern slavery compliance in preparation for the lodgement of their first reports in...

Melbourne’s Swinburne University partners with Microsoft to prepare students for 21st Century jobs

Students at Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology have an opportunity to participate in Microsoft’s pilot employability skills program, designed to equip students with the...

Aussie mum’s maternal instinct inspires goat’s milk business

Aussie mum and entrepreneur Elke Pascoe realised her dream ‘to never see a child go hungry and to help them to be happy and...

Let’s Talk: Flexibility

How can more ‘traditional’ leaders see the value in flexible working? Flexible working arrangements is not a new concept, yet why are so many ‘traditional’...

Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneur: Ben Thompson, founder and CEO, Employment Hero

Employment lawyer turned entrepreneur, Ben Thompson, has established an award winning employment solutions software, which allows SMEs to manage payroll, HR, employee engagement and...

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‘Young people have been disproportionately affected’: Taj Pabari

Taj Pabari is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship (ASE), was named the Australian Young Innovator of the Year in...

Instant asset write-off incentive an opportunity for SMEs to digitise

With the 2020 Federal Budget bringing news of a new instant asset write-off measure for Australian small businesses, SMEs are being urged...

Business Ethics: Why it’s time to do business “for better”

As the public looks to businesses for the stability and guidance that many international organisations, governments and political institutions have failed to...

What the increased R&D Tax Incentive means for businesses

Many stakeholders in the Start-up and Innovation Funding sector were delighted to see the Morrison Government enhance the value of the R&D...

Let’s Talk: Success Secrets

Success looks different for each business. There is a huge variety in the business models that we hold up as success stories....

Unfair dismissal claim against Deliveroo may have widespread consequences for the gig economy

A former rider for Deliveroo has taken the food-delivery service to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in an unfair dismissal case.

Australian dairy industry shifts its focus from China to Southeast Asia

As trade tensions with China increase, Australian industries as diverse as cotton, barley, coal and meat are being forced to reassess their...

Buy now, pay later made easy for SMEs as Zip partners with Visa, Apple, Google

Zip has announced its partnership with Visa, Apple and Google to allow many more small businesses to accept buy now, pay later...