Latest News

Closeup on businessman holding a card with text SOLE TRADER business concept image with soft focus background and vintage tone

Insurance for one – business insurance for sole traders

Insurance for sole traders is crucial for those not eligible for the types of cover employees of an organisation get as a matter of course.

Recruitment predictions for 2017

Streamlining the recruitment process

Software that uses algorithms to pinpoint candidates likely meet custom benchmarks takes the grunt out of recruitment.


New international day recognises importance of small business

A resolution was adopted unanimously at the UN General Assembly in April to celebrate the contribution and importance of small business for the econom…

Melissa Browne

Top business tax hacks – Part 1

Here are 15 tax hacks that will ensure you don’t pay a cent more than you need to this eofy.


Sour deal for a dozen workers at chocolate café

FWO alleges workers were underpaid a total of $24,575 when they were employed at the chocolate café on a casual basis.

Laura Crowden iSelect

A healthy approach to business

Consider your health insurance options to protect your business in the event of accident or illness.

Innovation Concept - group of three people with question mark cogwheels and light bulb on chalkboard background.

How do the most successful businesses remain the most innovative?

The most innovative companies are those that are open to ideas coming from both internally and externally.


Taking care of business

Five tips for small businesses to help them get a head start on taking care of business in the new financial year.


Three mistakes to avoid this end of financial year – Part 1

Don’t panic and write debts off too early just because it’s end of financial year.

Auditor Hand Checking Invoice Using Magnifying Grass. Tax Fraud Investigation Concept

FWO and ASIC target businesses in joint campaign

ASIC want to raise awareness of the tools and resources that are available to assist small businesses with their compliance obligations.

Sapphire One POS

Is your shop in order?

“I recommend small business owners look for point of sale software that offers an all-in-one solution.”


How small businesses can benefit from effective print and scan management

Implementing the right print and scan management solution can help SMEs achieve significant competitive benefits without breaking the bank.

Development Investment Market Expansion Icon

Going Glocal: connectivity creating new business opportunities

Faster broadband is opening up glocal growth opportunities for SMEs to reach new markets while enjoying the freedom of staying local.

June 30th. Wooden cubes with date of 30 June on old blue wooden background.

How to make the most of the run-up to end of financial year

Make maximising deductions and shifting old stock priorities as the end of financial year deadline draws near.


NPP to help make tax time less frantic for SMEs

The New Payments Platform promises to enable SMEs to make faster payments, with real-time funds availability to the recipient.


How blockchain will change business as we know it

Blockchain is hugely disruptive technology that will fundamentally alter the way transactions are processed.


FREE NEWS BRIEFS Get breaking news delivered