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Q&A: Letting the cat out of the bag on a novel business

The Catexplorer community highlights all the incredible possibilities of ways to explore with your cat – I didn’t know I could take my cat to brunch…

In vino veritas

The Sussex Squire ethos is putting a lot of passion into what they do, and taking of pride in presenting their wine and talking about them to those wh…

lean and giving

Lean and giving – a different way to scale

Lean and giving is a client-centric way to scale your business, as you let your clients determine how you market your product or service.

Trademarks-Wadeson, trade marks, trade mark

Butcher gets “Grill’d” in trade mark spat

While it is possible to trade mark common words, when it comes to enforcement the descriptive trade mark may be very difficult to enforce.


How to make a business resilient

A resilient business is one that has a solid and reliable plan in place in the event of unexpected and unfortunate circumstances.

Organic pioneers overcome the drought

Carissa and Karyn have continued to hit their targets, in spite of difficulties each year such as the recent drought and the challenge of the conversi…

cloud, app

New SME password management tool launched

LogMeIn’s new LastPass Business line-up aims to address the challenges associated with managing access and identities in SMEs.

STP, single touch payroll, attitudes

Small business attitudes to technology and STP revealed

Two in three SME owners have a positive attitude towards technology, but one in five believe that STP does not apply to them.

Uber Australia investigation finalised

The FWO has concluded that the relationship between Uber and the drivers is not an employment relationship and will not take any compliance action.

Australia federal election, election issues

What small-business owners can learn from the recent election

The unexpected results of the recent election provide lessons for small-business owners on the importance of keeping biases in check.

Why internal communications tools are a great asset for SMEs

Internal communications tools don’t need to be expensive and complicated for SMEs and can connect everyone in a company via teir mobile phones.


Maintaining a seven-figure business while nursing a newborn

A successful mumpreneur acknowledges balancing a newborn with a business, is a challenge, but an extremely rewarding one.

Taxing Times, tax time

Four tax time tips for small-business owners

As tax time looms near, here are four important tips that small-business owners should keep in mind to ensure greater compliance and fewer hassles.

Digital marketing skills and financial literacy top SME wishlist

Many small businesses would like to learn more about digital marketing and being able to grow their finances as keys to their growth in the next year.

collective bargaining

Feedback sought on collective bargaining plan for small businesses

A class exemption is proposed for small businesses to initiate collective bargaining with suppliers and processors without seeking prior ACCC approval…


SMB leaders: success means taking a global outlook on business

Business owners need to be have the proper mindset needed to face a global marketplace that presents both challenges and opportunities.


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