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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."

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...