Growth & Development



Mixing chia seeds with fruit juice has given two sisters from a small town in New Zealand a business that exports to Asia and Australia.

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When business and politics come together

How does posting an opinion on politics in our place of business or social media page reflect our identity?


ASBFEO making a real difference for small business

The ASBFEO champions the welfare of the SME sector by providing independent advocacy and assistance.


Navigating a career change at 30

A career change is truly worthwhile if you can find an industry you can remain passionate about for the next decade.

The impact of disruption on international trade

Stop thinking and acting local if you want to grow

The experiences shared by small-business owners around the world show that in today’s digital world the challenges in engaging in international trad…

Worried woman SME owner

Women SME owners worry more about their staff than men

Almost a quarter of women SME owners worry about attracting and retaining talent in their top three concerns.


Where to with the small business community needs?

We expect a small business person to do too many things and understand too many regulations.

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Ten tips on keeping your motivation in business – Part 1

Having a clear purpose and direction in both life and work can help generate motivation.

Cyber security

Small-business bundle for tackling cyber crime launched

“SMEs are no strangers to cyber crime – as threats continue to evolve and grow, we are seeing more cyber criminals shift their focus to small busine…

Q&A Tinka the Label

Q&A: Tinka the Label

A childhood hobby burgeons into a successful enterprise for a creator of hand-made jewellery.


From big boardroom to baby business

Before stepping out of the boardroom into your own early stage business you must ask yourself how badly you want it.


Don’t spring clean your business, plant for growth

Spring should be a time to commit to a growth strategy and prepare to tackle the next big opportunity.


Seeing the silver lining of cloud migration

Cloud migration is expected to rise even further as more companies discover the benefits of hosting and supporting their network monitoring tools in …

Apprenticeship guides

New guides to help apprentices get off to a good start

New guide will help apprentices understand their rights and entitlements as they commence their employment.

Sensis business confidence

Fall in jobless numbers to boost business

Lower jobless rate contributes to business conditions hitting their highest level in nearly a decade.

Michelle Loch

The science of leading through times of change

Three ways the science of leading can help you manage yourself through this era of accelerating change.


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