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Navigating business in an uncertain economic climate

Every business is a boat on the economic seas. Although bigger boats have a better chance of riding out storms, the small ones can have as much of a chance if navigation is mapped out with care.

Is it time to review that business plan?

Too many businesses have written up their business plan and dusted their hands. Full steam ahead, right? Yes, but make sure it’s only to the next stop.

Bosses: Cap your pay

While it’s true that the hard work we’ve put in to get our business off the ground warrants monetary appreciation, it’s important to find that limit of self-pay that stops you from eating into the business itself.

Chasing finance: Keep it real

The search for that much-needed dough to kick-start a business plan into fruition can prove to be a difficult and stressful task, with many business owners making detrimental choices out of desperation.

Business emails: Legal matters (Part 2)

Legal ramifications associated with emailed correspondence are often overlooked, but the growing instances in which emails are used to drive legal disputes suggest we should be paying more attention.

Business emails: Legal matters (Part 1)

As emails fly back and forth between your business and clients, partners, friends and family, it’s easy to forget one thing: emails are often used as evidence in legal proceedings.

Personal Property Security: It’s in the Ts & Cs

The potential benefits with the PPSA are indeed obvious, but, as with anything relating to assets and property, the devil can be in the details.

Business events: just be cool

You've got to get to the (succinct) point quickly, have kits of info ready to go for those who want to take it with them, and then... nothing.

Jetpack invention a lesson in courage

Most people are not smart enough to invent a jet pack. I'm talking about a personal jet pack that actually flies.

Importing game means ‘eating your own dog food’

It's a disgusting notion, and in a way confirms our worse fears about imported food: that the handling practices overseas are subpar, and diseases lurk within the polished exterior.


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...