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The effects test: What are the effects?

Today, over 20 small business association leaders are convening at Parliament House to make their case for the adoption of the hotly debated effects test...

SMEs in risk of financial loss due to lack of PPSR awareness

Australian SMEs are encouraged to use the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) database to search for and register security interests and avoid running into financial difficulty.

Five digital technologies that are reshaping business practices

Digital technology has fundamentally changed the global economy, what’s less obvious is how Australian SMBs have embraced this shift and integrated it into their own business practices. Here's a look at the five technologies SMBs will be adopting in the 2012/13 year.

Success: The four vital life and business skills

At the core of communication, leadership, selling or any relationship where you want to achieve a fair exchange of value, lies four vital life skills. As simple as they sound, they take a lifetime to master.

Are you prepared for the new Personal Property Securities Register?

The Personal Property Securities Regsiter (PPSR) comes into being today, promising to bring major change to existing business practices. Here's what you need to do to be ready to take advantage of the new PPR Register.

How the Labor Government will impact SMEs

A change in government also means a change in business practices. We ask the experts the following questions about the Labor Government’s effect on...

Drafting employment contracts

Have you ever considered what might happen if your star employee leaves and takes your business with them? If you don’t have the right...

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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...