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Essential office Christmas party survival tips

The office Christmas party can be a minefield but follow this advice and you’ll have a ball…and come out with your dignity intact!

Agile marketing

What is an agile working environment?

Employees love agile working because it allows them to be more creative and focused.

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‘Tis the season to use in marketing

Christmas may be special, but all year round the seasons – and the events calendar – offer hooks you can hang your promotions on.

Amazon

What Australian SMEs can learn from Amazon

Amazon are highly sophisticated in their use of business intelligence and data analytics and Australian SMEs can learn a lot from them.

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Political party leader penalised for short-changing workers

A political party leader was penalised in court for not paying the workers he hired during his party’s campaign.

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Q&A: Black Swallow

Despite having no prior business experience, Alex Baro and Catherine Wong managed to find success with their online fashion retailer business Black Sw…

Data Breach

Would you survive the blow of not reporting a data breach?

Not reporting a data breach can have disastrous impact on both brand and reputation – and a potential fine of $1.8 million for companies and $360,000 …

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Rejuvenated for Christmas

Penalty rates are prohibitive for many small businesses that simply provide a living for the owners and little profit to spare.

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Securing mobile devices for the holidays

Ensure any employees working remotely over the holidays secure their mobile devices while using remote networks.

Fair pay

Alleged exploitation at cleaning company already on notice over underpayments

Cleaning operator facing court for new alleged exploitation despite already being notice to fulfill its obligations to its workers.

Struggling to run a business

Why businesses struggle and what to do about it

Contrary to popular belief, accounting courses do not equip you with the skills to run a business.

Cyber Security

Five top tips for effective IT security in 2018

An effective IT security strategy allows you to profit from the benefits of technology while minimising its associated risks.

eCommerce shopping

Six eCommerce tips to boost Christmas sales

Smaller e-tailers operate in niche markets, so use this to your advantage to attract shoppers who are after a more specialised gift.

What to do if your bosses stresses you out

Australian workers feeling the pinch

“As technology continues to impact how work is conducted, there is a real risk that employee wellbeing is becoming secondary to work output.”

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Sushi operator faces Court for allegedly underpaying workers

A sushi operator in Canberra is facing legal action for alleged underpayment of its vulnerable overseas workers.

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Professional services oil the wheels of small business

2017 NAB Professional Services Awards are a world first in recognising the vital role that quality professional advice plays in the success of small b…

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