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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.

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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.

Beware scams at tax time

ACCC warns businesses to be wary of Christmas scams

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission highlights the common Christmas scams and how to avoid them.

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ASBFEO calls for lower “tap-and-go” transaction fees

ASBFEO lends her support to a recommendation by a Parliamentary committee for lower transaction fees for tap-and-go payments.

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Maximising small business profitability at Christmas

Make sure any holiday sales discounting is based on a sound pricing strategy and chasing a quick buck doesn’t compromise long-term profitability.

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Finance big guns partner to boost small business

The partnership between Yellow Brick Road and Prospa will leverage digital technology to get faster, easier access to lending for small business.

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Caltex franchisee allegedly falsified employee wage records

The Fair Work Ombudsman discovered that a Caltex franchisee falsified employee wage records, preventing a full accounting of wages it owed.

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Q&A: Boomerangz

Fixing a perennial problem with the iconic Aussie thong has set Boomerangz on the path to becoming a global brand.

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How to avoid Christmas expense management stress

An automated expense management system helps you control the expenses that invariably spiral over Christmas.

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Christmas warning for SMEs ahead of annual slowdown

Too often early in a new year SMEs have a sudden realisation that the slowdown has caused cashflow to dry up in the summer heat.

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Five tech trends that will help small business in 2018

FIve tech trends that small business can expect to see, and capitalise on, in the coming year.

Franziska Iseli and Christo Hall

Is the “Silly Season” silly for business owners?

“While everyone thinks their customers are on holidays and distracted, in fact, they are often less distracted and have more time to view your promoti…

Chris Strode, Founder, Invoice2go

Making your side gig look less like a hobby and more like a business

The challenge is making your side gig look like a professional business so that potential customers take you seriously.

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What tech start-ups need to know about exporting

The diversification of the economy is creating new opportunities for tech start-ups.

It's not too late to organise a Christmas party this year!

FBT and the Festive Season

Under the 50/50 split method half of all expenses incurred in providing entertainment are subject to FBT.

Fair pay

One million Australian employees exposed to wage theft

Research reveals wage theft is more widespread and affects a far wider demographic than is generally perceived.

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