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Cloud platform for a connected workplace

Physical security and a wide range of building applications, services and IoT use cases are brought together in a unified cloud platform.

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AirPass to help retailers woo Chinese shoppers via WeChat eStore

AirPass is letting Aussie retailers accept WeChat Pay and Alipay transactions, along with access to the lucrative Chinese market overseas.

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Four key trends shaping consumer attitudes revealed

Four consumer trends are considered to be “immediate impactors” set to shape society and the way we do business globally.

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Operator of 7-Eleven outlet and restaurant penalised for underpayments

A judge found the actions of the operator who tried to hide the underpayments through a cash back scheme “deliberate and grave.”

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Video conferencing makes it easier for small businesses to resolve disputes

The Victorian Small Business Commission launched the facilities to provide all Victorian small businesses with greater access to dispute resolution se…

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Ensure workplace rights as Aussie workplaces swelter

As Australia is sweltering under an intense heat wave, employers are urged to have plans to prevent workers from suffering from heat stress.


Q&A: A revolutionary platform for the real estate market

Ben Voltz and William Evans incorporated the idea of “meaningful conversations” found in dating sites into their real estate marketplace platform.

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First crowdfunding academy launched in Australia

ReadyFundGo’s crowdfunding academy aims to support businesses wanting to ride the expected crowdfunding wave this year.

Nation’s first sharing economy accelerator launched

Start-up aims to bring community element to sharing economy

New start-up PocketDolla enables communities in sharing or renting of spare barely used items, resulting in lesser items and money wasted.

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Legislation and regulation changes seen as leading risks in 2019

The increased pace of legislation and regulation, among other factors, is heavily influencing business risk concerns among Aussie businesses.

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Australian shoppers prefer a brick-and-mortar store over online

The visuals, music, and even scent that a brick-and-mortar store atmosphere can provide has been a determining factor to its patronage by most shopper…


Aussie businesses falling behind on global expansion amidst regulatory hurdles

The increasing costs and time spent to get past regulatory hurdles overseas has been detrimental to international expansion.

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Sydney to host upcoming ANZ women’s summit

The 2019 ANZ edition of the “Break the ceiling touch the sky” summit will tackle key issues affecting women leaders.

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Last-mile delivery investment to boost sales

A recent report suggests that increased last-mile delivery investment can help businesses uncover new revenue streams.

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Businesses can now process Square payments from within their mobile apps

Square’s in-app SDK allows developers to add its payment platform to existing apps, providing businesses with a unified reporting system.

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Underpayments recovered for textile, clothing, footwear workers

FWO recovered more than $80,000 in underpayments following nationwide audits targeting the “TCF” sector.


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