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How to prepare your business for sale – Part 1

You never know what’s around the corner so it’s worth have a plan in place for selling your business even if that’s not a priority at this moment in t…

Nigel Collin

Fall in love with the process

Reaching the ultimate goal is important but what’s more important is loving the process that helps achieve that goal.

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How Orange Sky scaled its technology to connect with the homeless

From a cheap, “home-made” network, not-for-profit Orange Sky has scaled up its technology as moves beyond just providing clean clothes for the homeles…

National Scam Awareness Week

Domain name “scammers” who targeted SMEs fined $1.95 million

Two companies with the same director have been found to have sent false and misleading domain name registration renewal notices to about 300,000 busin…

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Q&A: From Naples with love – the road to creating Australia’s best pizza

A working holiday turned into an 11-year journey of hard work that led to Lucio recently winning the “Best Pizza in Australia” award at the Pizza …


Adobe Business Catalyst is ending: what you need to do

With the impending demise of Adobe Business Catalyst, here are a number of viable alternatives businesses can use to manage their content.


Six end of financial year tax tips for SMEs

The end of financial year can be a frantic time for small-business owners, but there are a few tax tips that can help alleviate the pressure.

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Foodora charged by FWO over alleged sham contracting

The Fair Work Ombudsman alleges that Foodora misrepresented three workers as independent contractors when they were, in fact, employees.

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ASBFEO backs superannuation amnesty for small businesses

The ASBFEO has reiterated her support for the Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty before a Senate hearing.

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A cautionary tale

Dropping your pricing doesn’t necessarily increase customer satisfaction – what you charge is a reflection of the value you put on your business, an…

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Data deserves to be loved

Data is crucial to every business – it may not get the appreciation it deserves but data protection and recovery is probably the fastest-growing indus…

Late payments causing more than a headache for SMEs

How to get ahead of late payments

Top tips to help small businesses spend less time chasing late payments and improve their cashflow.


Self-employment more satisfying despite longer hours

Nine out of ten business owners and self-employed individuals are satisfied with their careers, according to a recent survey.

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Retail outlets penalised for exploiting “marginalised” overseas workers

FWO inspectors investigated after underpayment allegations and found three cafe and retail workers had been paid flat rates of between $11 and $14 per…

giving back

How small businesses can change the world

Giving back makes good business sense, and integrating your social goals with your financial goals makes your contribution the community more be impac…

Shipping dangerous goods

Is your business shipping dangerous goods?

Failing to properly identify and manage dangerous goods when shipping them can lead to penalties and might mean that your products don’t reach custo…


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