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Five minutes with…The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Recovery is from the 2022 floods is expected to be lengthy and take a heavy toll on small-business owners, their staff a...
data, privacy breaches, cyber incidents

Half of Australian businesses report an increase in privacy breaches

"In 2021 research we found that over one in five Australians had experienced a privacy incident at work and we expect th...

Landing the big fish without the risks

The pros and cons of landing a "big fish" who will become the predominant source of revenue and workload for a small, gr...
strategy

Five security features your website and app must include

Having good digital security preserves the integrity of your data and keeps your clients’ information secure from cyberc...

How do you prepare your business for a flood?

Unless you've been through a flood before, you will not know just how fast things can happen so it pays to be always pre...
scammers, hygiene, hackers, email security, remote

Businesses warned over state-sponsored cyber attacks

Backups are like the anti-locking brakes and airbags of the IT world, ensuring that the data remains safe no matter what...
perceptions, confidence

Small businesses express cautious optimism despite war concerns

Increasing fuel prices has seen the demand for electric vehicles among SMEs rise, with 15 per cent saying they are now c...

Pressure to pay: the top 10 tactics employed by ransomware adversaries

Ransomware attackers’ behaviour is shifting from technical attacks targeting systems and data, to targeting people and u...

Drafting a well-constructed business contract

Given the legally binding nature of business contracts, it is always recommended to seek appropriate legal advice before...
business confidence declining

Omicron hits small-business performance hard

The latest Xero Small Business Index data reflects the heightened volatility many small-business owners have experienced...