Planning & Management - Page 3 of 252

contracts

Overcoming a lack of capital to win government contracts

Adopting an evidence-based technique will enable you to bid for a lot more Government contracts than you would have previously.

Where have all the women gone?

The number of women starting their own business has risen by 80 per cent since 1991 and 66 per cent of start-ups in the last decade were founded by wo…

tax obligations

ATO launch toolkit to help SMEs with tax time

The toolkit released by the ATO contains easy-to-understand fact sheets that will help small businesses fulfil their tax obligations.

Q&A: Developing a watertight business model

The ethos of doing a great job rather than trying to “reinvent the wheel” helped Water Tight Canberra win a 2019 Telstra small business award.

What will happen when government wage support ends?

A survey reveals 81 per cent of business leaders want the JobKeeper scheme to be extended in a more cautious and conservative way.

work-from-home

Aussie businesses slow in adopting work from home practices

Research reveals that the preference of senior leaders for traditional ways of working is seen as a barrier to more people being able to work from hom…

burnout, fatigue

Top three tips for avoiding post-COVID burnout

COVID has been an emotional roller coaster so now we need to be most aware and on guard that we don’t succumb to serious burnout.

Penalty rate cuts threaten to sap workers’ wages

Penalty rate cuts of 15 per cent are due to be implemented this week for workers in the retail and pharmacy sectors making them up to $4800 p/a worse …

Hidden profits

Four ways SMEs can be more profitable in a post COVID-19 world

When resources are limited it pays to focus on your most lucrative clients, even if that means deprioritising those who are less profitable.

NBN scams, scammers

Small businesses urged to protect themselves against scammers

Some simple measures small-business owners should take so they can be better protected against scammers as we go into a new financial year.

Small business payment times

Former restaurant operator in court over unpaid leave benefits

The former operator of a Sydney restaurant is in hot water over failing to pay a former employee his untaken leave entitlements.

small budget, tech

Looking past the glitz and glam: Is your SME’s tech meeting users’ needs?

As tech proliferates in traditionally non-digitised industries, extra consideration needs to be put into what workers in these areas need.

Mental health

Prioritising your mental health in trying times

While it’s important to push through these trying times, it’s essential that you also take care of your mental health and wellbeing.

advice

Top tips for small businesses on the road to recovery

With a lot of advice and tips being given to cope with this current situation, at the end of the day, it comes down to common sense.

reopening, recovery

My Business Health to help reopening efforts

The My Business Health portal offers health and safety checklists and other guidelines to ensure safe reopening of small businesses.

Slow fashion, sustainable fashion and how brands can help

The demand for fast fashion has led big brands to find ways to lower prices resulting not only in inferior quality but also a degraded environment.

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