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challenges

Retailers on the front foot in confronting economic challenges

"It is promising to see that a significant proportion of retailers have already made changes that will protect their bus...
rent

High Consumer Price Index a threat to retail and small-business leases

The last time the Consumer Price Index reached such heights as were seeing now was in 2000, when the Goods and Service T...

Are you complacent about the risks your small business faces?

Consider what risks your business is exposed to and think about the possible scenarios that could happen if you weren’t ...
business insurance

Small businesses warned over inadequate insurance coverage

With inflation and the cost of claims rising, insurers are pointing out that it's become even more crucial to regularly ...

How to guide for navigating the changing economy

Staff retention is often affected during challenging times - the age-old rule is, it usually costs more to hire new staf...
jobs, revenue, scale up

Should you scale up? Five financial warnings that you’re not ready

Before you can scale, you need to make sure that the basics for success are in place, otherwise, you may find that scali...
login, MyGovID, password

Password do’s and dont’s for small businesses

One of the potential impacts of password reuse is credential stuffing attacks, which is where reused credentials are use...
Fair Work Ombudsman

How to modernise your compliance checks and reduce costs

Many businesses are inadvertently exposing themselves to penalty, simply because keeping track of the various regulation...

Payment times blow out as businesses feel pressure of economic challenges

The research reports 3917 liquidations or administration appointments among Australian companies in 2021-22, with over a...
recessions

One-third of SMEs fear they would not survive a six-month recession

The research notes 55 per cent of Aussie SMEs are more concerned with the impacts of a recession, while 45 per cent worr...