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Mastering procurement management: simplifying your purchase orders

It is rarely a good idea for any business to stand still and resist change as they could then find themselves at a disadvantage...

4 ways to improve your business’ productivity

As a small business, much of the survival of your enterprise comes down to you and possibly a handful of staff. A lack of productivity can end up having a disastrous effect on your business bottom line, and can even lead to its premature demise.

Six hidden cashflow traps for growing businesses

It's an unfortunate fact that many otherwise promising businesses fail in the early stages due to cashflow problems. When it comes down to it, cashflow is mainly about people and systems - get those two elements right, and your business could be on track for a much smoother ride.

The business benefits of an intuitive procurement process

If all an employee wants to do is order some paper for the photocopying machine, the process to do this should be easy and intuitive. Unfortunately, most businesses don't succeed at this. But, if you make your procurement process as simple as Amazon and eBay do, staff won’t bypass your systems – they’ll embrace them.

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.

Switching to a better deal in the new financial year

For businesses, the new financial year can be the natural time to review services, service providers and systems and processes. We asked a variety of experts for their advice for making the right switch in the 2012/13 financial year.

How to reduce business waste for the benefit of your bottom line

Did you know that 95 percent of what you do in your business to deliver a product or service is actually considered non-value added, or waste, in the eyes of the customer? If you address this during the production process, it is possible to cut costs. Here's how.

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Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...