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How to manage cash flow, late payments and risk: Patrick Coghlan

Have you ever struggled with cash flow as a result of late payments to your small business? We know this is an ongoing issue...

How to know if your customers will actually pay you

Many small businesses take on jobs and incur costs in buying materials, even carry out work well before they get paid for the job....

Data breaches have possibility to ruin customer relationships

Given the prevalence of high-profile company data breaches that we are seeing today, including the recent incidents at Kathmandu and Landmark White, Charles Heunemann...

How finance teams can overcome cloud fears

The futures of finance and technology have never been so closely intertwined as they are today. Cloud computing underpins this. What are the challenges...

The five key things to consider ahead of purchasing insurance for your business

As a business owner, dealing with insurance can easily slide down the priority list.  Not many people look forward to answering bunches of questions...

The evolution of hacking and how small to medium businesses can respond to the threat

The popular stereotype of a cyber hacker tends to be a young, highly skilled person sitting in a darkened room surrounded by sophisticated computer...

The power of ‘brain theft’: Why you should copy others if you want to be a great leader

We are relentlessly told that we should be ‘authentic’ and find our own approach to leading. The idea of emulation is almost frowned upon....

Should you leave your job to start a business? Seven steps to consider before making the leap

Founders often ask me ‘how do you know when is the right time to leave a corporate role and start your own business?’ Despite...

Why innovation isn’t about being perfect

The idea of having to develop a groundbreaking innovation can seem as terrifying as it is exciting to many entrepreneurs. Innovation is risky and...

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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...