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How to pivot an established business

A pivot does not necessarily mean changing your business completely, but giving it a new lease of life.

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Three ways to overcome the challenges of managing a team from another country

The techniques a successful business owner uses to overcome the distance and keep a close bond with her team in Brisbane while she is based among her …

Poverty In Developing Countries.

Equipping entrepreneurs in developing countries to end poverty

Entrepreneurs providing microfinance are empowering communities in developing countries to break the poverty cycle.

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Retailer transitions to plastic free packaging

As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability, Sydney retailer Ecodownunder has successfully eliminated plastic packaging from its stores.

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Record penalties against technology company

The FWO has secured record penalties against a Brisbane employer after he failed to comply with repeated requests to pay unfair dismissal compensation…

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Top finance tips from the influencers for the new financial year

Two influencers share their tips and insights as to how small businesses can better manage their finances this financial year.

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How SMEs can build their employer brand to attract top talent

Big businesses may have more money for luxury perks but SMEs take the lead when it comes to local, personal or quirky benefits that top talent truly v…

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Eight tips for cracking the Chinese market – Part 1

The strategies you need to adopt to successfully break into the Chinese market.

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Domestic violence victims now entitled to five days’ leave

A change to the Modern Award means business owners are now required to have a policy for dealing with domestic violence and supporting victims.

Anti phoenix package

Prosecuting phoenix activity a “challenge” but one that must be overcome

The government is moving to stamp out illegal phoenix activity through draft legislation released by Treasury and a hotline to report dodgy operators.

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Q&A: Helping new business owners bloom

The Floral Acts of Kindness charity rescues flowers form wholesalers that would otherwise be thrown out and teaches volunteers how to arrange them for…

acceleration

Five tips for accelerating business growth

Acceleration is not about gimmicks and quick wins but an attitude that must permeate throughout the business and drive every decision.

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How to avoid small-business burnout

Having some non-negotiables such as family time, beach time and caffeine time is essential in avoiding the burnout usually experienced by small-busine…

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New software to solve SME pain points launched

Wiise is designed as an end-to-end, integrated, cloud-based business operational management platform to address the common pain points experienced by …

World Entrepreneurs Day

World Entrepreneurs’ Day to celebrate efforts to end poverty in developing countries

World Entrepreneurs’ Day celebrates the contributions of entrepreneurs in the fight against poverty in developing countries.

Employee morale, employee experience

Redefining the employee experience

Three key steps to ensuring full engagement from your team by improving the employee experience.

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