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Recovery grants available for flooded small businesses

Clean-up and recovery grants of up to $25,000 are now available for small business owners who have been adversely affected by the 2013 Queensland floods.

What to do if your business is affected by floods

While the floodwaters continue to rise in some parts of the country, for others it's time to look at the damage they've caused. If your business has been affected by floods, here's what to do.

10 top tips for getting your business back on its feet

2011 has been a year of natural disasters and bringing a business back from the devastation of an unforeseen event isn't easy. Follow these tips to help rebuild your business or to better prepare for the worst happening to you.

Post-flood business boom needs strategic growth

Businesses recovering from floods in Queensland and Victoria need to beware of the risks of growing too fast, according to Michael Fingland, managing director of business turnaround specialist Vantage Performance.

Disaster-affected businesses to get $3.3 million

The Federal Government has announced $3.3 million to help small business support groups assist disaster-affected small businesses get back on their feet.

Cloud computing saves flooded business

Thinking of reasons to switch to the cloud? I bet risk of flood wasn’t top of your list. Brisbane's Gilkatho Coffee used cloud computing to keep operating when their business was 2.6m underwater.

Interest rate rise delayed by floods

A rate rise may be on the way for Australians but not yet. A number of factors are helping to keep inflation down, including the recent spate of natural disasters, though the possibility of a rate rise has not been entirely ruled out.

Is your business backed up?

As a small business owner I struggle like most people to get everything done. And one of the many things on my to do list is backing-up my computer files. Fortunately, having an Apple Mac I get reminders from the Time Machine application when I haven’t backed up my computer for 10 days, which prompts me to do it.

Queensland tourism gets $10million to lure back holidayers

The Queensland Tourism Industry will receive a $10 million injection with a new Tourism Industry Support Package from the State and Federal Governments in addition to the Whitsundays receiving $350,000 from the Queensland Government in a deal to promote the area to holiday goers after Tropical Cyclone Yasi.

Australia’s unemployment rate remains at 5.0 percent in January

Australia's unemployment rate remains at 5.0 percent in January after Australia’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points to 5.0 percent in December, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced today.


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...