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Ian Hunter NSWOEH

Is voltage optimisation right for your business?

Businesses now have a handy step-by-step guide to inform their decisions on investing in one of the newer energy efficiency solutions in Australia.

Tax audit insurance

Tax audits leave SMEs exposed to financial risk

Tax audit insurance usually only amounts to a few hundred dollars and when you compare this to the thousands of dollars it could cost to engage accoun…

Millenials shopping online

Cheap trumps local for young shoppers

Australian retailers need to make sure they offer young shoppers free or competitive shipping, mobile-optimised sites and accepted payments across mul…

Where to next for SME retailers

Where to next for SME retailers?

Omni-channel is now common practice, and is likely to be a prominent concern for retailers in 2016.

It is one of the five key areas that I predict …

Matt Cowper Recomazing

How to supercharge word-of-mouth to drive sales

No ad can compare to your own customers recommending you to their friends, they are your most effective marketing channel.

Dinesh De Silva NetStripes

Sad state of the digital nation

The report reveals shockingly low levels of digital engagement with only 45% of businesses having mobile-optimised websites, despite Australia being s…

Battle of the billionaires

Battle of the billionaire entrepreneurs

Both these billionaire entrepreneurs attended, but never graduated from, Stanford University in the USA, but that is where all similarities end.

Lance Cunningham BDO

Businesses voice tax reform priorities

This year’s survey attracted more than double the number of respondents than in 2015, a clear sign the business community still sees holistic tax re…

Planet Ark business recycling

Waste reduction and recycling make business sense

Half the SMEs surveyed state that motivating staff is a benefit of improving their waste and recycling practices…and employees who perceive the busi…

Aussie one dollar coins

Aussie dollar hits fresh nine-month high as $US erodes

The Aussie dollar soared to 77.23 US cents overnight, the highest level since last July.

David Hickey Meltwater

Social-media strategy for small business

Trial and error is the way to go with an SME’s social-media strategy – start out with a presence on all platforms, but over time focus on those that…

Evan Tsipas RSM Australia

Eight potential economic upheavals in 2016 – Part 1

Changes to Government policy could coincide with other market forces to create economic upheavals that have a bigger effect on individuals than perhap…

Madeline Avery online stores

So you’ve launched an online store – what’s next?

A solid customer database is one of the most valuable marketing tools an online store can have – quite simply, existing customers are easier to sell…

Safety in numbers

Safety in numbers recommended for SMEs

Most small employers are not experts on workplace relations and are often more focused on having a good business with happy and well-performing employ…

Fast food outlets

Top-up pay ordered for 100s of take-away workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman has called for leadership from the take-away food industry to dramatically improve its compliance with workplace laws.

Mobile apps

Does my business really need a mobile app?

A mobile app is the best way to keep your customers engaged with your product – they act like soft reminders to pull them back to your product or se…


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