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More Aussies to shop online this holiday season

According to research four in ten Aussies will shop online to purchase holiday gifts this year, and a similar number will prioritise local brands.


How to successfully launch your business

With the right planning and preparation, it’s possible to have a succcessful business launch that gets the attention of your target market.

Call for caution on “one-size fits all” approach for insolvency

The Law Council of Australia believe that the current economic circumstances facing SMEs provide just cause for insolvency reforms to be fast-tracked.

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Small businesses key to shaping our communities

A vast majority of consumers say that small businesses play an active role in shaping the culture of their local communities.

Five key steps to stronger online positioning and greater profits

Many are afraid to share themselves online, but it’s one of the main keys to being able to stand out by showcasing your knowledge and that of your tea…


Why and how small businesses must address workplace bullying

Estimates published from The Productivity Commission indicate workplace bullying costs the Australian economy up to $36 billion per annum.

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Don’t let buying a business become an expensive mistake

When buying a business be prepared for the fact that it will take longer than you expect and that you will encounter lots of rejections.

Global pandemic turning Aussies into midnight shoppers

People’s mindsets have changed and they are less concerned with sticking to the regular shopping hours to which we once adhered.

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New fund to benefit high-growth potential SMEs

The Australian Business Growth Fund will allow established SMEs to apply for long-term equity capital investment of $5 million to $15 million.

Small business credit flow remains strong

A new report reveals that banks have remained committed to supporting the credit needs of SMEs despite the COVID-19 pandemic.


Five ways to grow your business online through the COVID-19 pandemic

More customers online means snap decisions are rife, and one way to battle this is by having a solid and public online rating.

World Mental Health Day

Small-business owners, take care of your mental health

Many small-business owners tend to spend too much time taking care of their business that sometimes they overlook their mental health.

Why we sometimes say no to process automation

Determining whether a business should proceed with process automation boils down as to whether it is investing in areas that will deliver the best ROI…

Embark on a hassle-free online sourcing and networking journey

The HKTDC has introduced online business matching to enable networking and deal-making that will be showcased at an online exhibition in November.

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FWO recovers over $120 million for underpaid workers

The FWO filed twice as many underpayment litigations this year than last, half of them involving businesses in the fast food, restaurant and café sec…

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Concern over small business payment systems’ merger

Small-business advocacy groups fear that the proposed merger of electronic payments systems will lead to higher transaction costs.


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