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Q&A: Setting the bar high in the fight against diabetes

A brother and sister duo are producing snacks with properties that balance blood sugar levels, are anti-inflammatory and help those with diabetes.

Nigel Collin

Exploring digital territory

How small businesses can leverage and benefit from digital sales and marketing when they are not a digital or social media specialist.

Tara Commerford GoDaddy

Building your small-business website: hire a designer or do it yourself?

Whether you hire a designer or build your own website, understanding your purpose and a professional-looking site should be your priorities.

How to tell when your business is suitable for franchising

Ombudsman calls for adoption of franchising inquiry actions

The ASBFEO has welcomed recommendations would rectify the unfair imbalance of power in the franchising sector.

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SME buying trends reveal tech key to reaching goals

Recent buying trends indicate more SMEs are relying heavily on technology to operate more efficiently.

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Chatbots: hot or not?

The best type of chatbot is when customers are unaware they are not interacting with a human – to achieve this the automated communication needs to be…

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How women can build the future of business in Australia

Providing women entrepreneurs access to funding, technology and skills they need to succeed enables them to share knowledge and build a better future.

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R&D tax incentive deadline looms

Businesses should reassess their R&D tax incentive position and talk to their advisers following some recent high profile court cases.

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Call for support for small retailers ahead of election

The umbrella body for the convenience store industry says fairer treatment of small retailers will play a role in the upcoming NSW election.


How to spot an opportunity no one else sees

The biggest opportunity can arise when you look for gaps in the market and focus on providing consumers what is missing.

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Three inventory costs SMEs need to know and manage

Well-executed inventory management practices lead to accurate stock levels, a healthier balance sheet, a productive team, and most importantly, happy …

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Top tips on winning a dispute against a franchisor

Attention to detail and understanding the Code of Conduct are key to success in a dispute with a franchisor.

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Election showdown over workplace relations explained

All Australian employers should prepare for the most significant wave of reforms in workplace relations since the introduction of the Fair Work Act in…

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ASBFEO concerned with rise in ATO garnishees

When a garnishee issued on a small business funds are removed from its bank account meaning it can no longer pay staff and suppliers.

VARANASI, INDIA - MAR 25, 2018: Indian street food vendors near the holy Ganges river. According to legends, Varanasi city was founded by God Shiva about 5000 years ago.

Indian restaurant back-pays 22 workers

A gold Coast Indian restaurant has started rectifying its underpayments and will also make a $25,000 donation to a community legal centre.

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Key attributes businesses should look for in a technology partner

A technology partner needs a depth of talent and expertise in their field and a proven strong track record of delivery.


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