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Wolf amongst the sheep: does your business have any bad debtors hiding in its flock?

With companies increasingly defaulting on payments, going into administration and getting wound up by the ATO, small to medium businesses are more vulnerable than ever to bad...

Strong capital raising activity amongst Aussie startups: how to ensure you are investor ready

Australian startups are raising millions of dollars of venture capital funding, with recent high profile raises including Canva raising $50.9 million in January 2018,...

Investible co-founder Trevor Folsom on the value created by astute start-up investors

By supporting the local start-up ecosystem, angel investors not only stem brain drain but keep IP in Australia. According to Trevor Folsom, co-founder of...

Aussie SMEs slow to expand overseas: survey

Despite globalisation removing barriers to overseas expansion, it appears that SME owners are not yet convinced of the benefits. Recent data from Bentleys, a mid-tier accounting and business advisory...

How to fail in business without really trying

Back in the brick-and-mortar days all any upstart needed to launch a new venture was a bank loan and a bit of gumption. And...

How to buy an existing business

Choosing to buy an existing business can be a great opportunity to hit the ground running without the disadvantages of starting from the ground up.

Avoid business icebergs: Do your due diligence

What you see on the surface is not always what you get, especially when it comes to other businesses. Here's why doing your due diligence is an important step in a business relationship.

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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...