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Q&A: Dedication and determination the key to an inspiring story of survival and success

How a Cystic Fibrosis diagnosis hasn’t stopped a driven young m,an confound the experts’ opinions and build a thriving PT business.

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Make your mark

There are important and very significant differences, in purpose and effect, between registered business names and registered trademarks.

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Why dropping your prices is a recipe for disaster

When is the last time you can remember the store-wide Apple sale? You can’t, – their quality and reputation means they don’t need to discount their pr…

Indigenous business month to celebrate indigenous ingenuity

Indigenous Business Month in October will showcase the talent and ingenuity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entrepreneurs.

How do you connect and engage with your audience?

Top tips on how SMEs can connect and engage with their ideal audience on a heartfelt level while enticing them towards a desired course of action.

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Say no to tax FOMO

Deductions are available not only for current expenses, but also for the costs of getting your business started and capital expenses over a longer per…

SMEs need to shift reliance on lending via “Bank of ATO”

Under new legislation, ATO officers will be able to disclose to credit reporting bureaus when a business has a debt of $100,000 for 90 days or more.

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SMEs confident despite economic worries

More than half of Australian SMEs are confident of their prospects for the next 12 months, despite their issues with financing and government policies…

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Han’s Cafe franchisee to back-pay 16 workers

The franchisee will improve its payroll process and undertake external audits to ensure that staff are receiving their correct entitlements.

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Why a uniform refresh is vital to help your brand stand out

The uniform is an often overlooked but important element in ensuring the consistency and clarity of your brand’s identify.

Getting 5G ready: a guide for business leaders

5G promises faster data speeds, more reliable connections, and a new era of connectedness relevant to every industry SMEs operate in.

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How public relations can grow your SME

Public relations is more believable and effective than advertising because it strives to build authenticity and trust in your brand.

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The four-step guide to starting a successful business

Few people enjoy writing a business plan but it’s a great “sobriety test” for entrepreneurs with new ideas and a must if you plan to approach invest…

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B2B marketplace for start-ups launches to help entrepreneurs

The new venture’s goal is to make starting a business easy and to help businesses to save both time and money by vetting B2B services and negotiating …

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ASBFEO urges action on small-business growth “collapse”

New data showing that small-business growth is in decline is a cause for alarm for the ASBFEO, who has urged the government to address the issue.

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Customer service in the digital age

You have to stand out, provide a customer experience that is over-and-above expectation, and let your commitment to this permeate everything you do.

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