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Training provider collapses into voluntary administration as concerns over vocational education system grow

Training provider collapses into voluntary administration as concerns over vocational education system grow

Is the vocational education and training system in “crisis”? By Broede Carmody
Small business campaign calls on government to bring in an effects test and not “bow” to vested interests

Small business campaign calls on government to bring in an effects test and not “bow” to vested interests

"We’re going right around the nation saying this is an important issue and has to be addressed by government,” says Peter Strong. By Broede Carmody
From ballet dancer to chief executive: How Alexandra Mills helped grow AussieCommerce into a $100 million business

From ballet dancer to chief executive: How Alexandra Mills helped grow AussieCommerce into a $100 million business

"There are some skills from ballet that are very transferrable to business." By Broede Carmody
Warning to small business operators over SMS banking scam

Warning to small business operators over SMS banking scam

Small business operators are being warned about the risks associated with doing their banking from mobile devices in light of a widespread mobile scam that is targeting major Australian banks. By Eloise Keating
Five tips to stay in control of your social media accounts

Five tips to stay in control of your social media accounts

Find social media overwhelming? Make some smart and strategic moves by planning and becoming a little savvy with social media marketing tricks. By Catriona Pollard
Planning a succession: Xero shows the way

Planning a succession: Xero shows the way

What happens when your managing director of five years standing announces he's decided to move on? By Paul Wallbank
21 places to find the best free images for your business

21 places to find the best free images for your business

You don't need to cough up to give your small business the edge when it comes to visual content marketing. By Eloise Keating
Your business doesn’t have a website traffic problem, it has a conversion problem: Here’s why

Your business doesn’t have a website traffic problem, it has a conversion problem: Here’s why

Plus, five absolute minimum conversion tactics every marketer needs to nail. By Gary Tramer
How long is the cycle from technology leader to laggard and back to leader again?

How long is the cycle from technology leader to laggard and back to leader again?

The key to succeeding in the digital age is keeping abreast of the changes in technology and ensuring you are taking the right action at the right stage. By David Markus
Why this Australian business said no to $1 million

Why this Australian business said no to $1 million

You don't necessarily need outside investments if your business is already profitable. By Denham Sadler
Toasted sandwich business Jaffle Jaffle collapses into voluntary administration

Toasted sandwich business Jaffle Jaffle collapses into voluntary administration

Jaffle Jaffle Group Pty Ltd appointed external managers in late January, with the first creditors meeting held last Friday. By Broede Carmody
Womenomics: Why businesses need to rethink the way they market to women

Womenomics: Why businesses need to rethink the way they market to women

Brands that ignore women’s needs, or fail to connect with them from a communications perspective, are running a great risk of extinction. By Bec Brideson
The one thing you should do if you want your presentations to be more memorable

The one thing you should do if you want your presentations to be more memorable

In an article for Forbes, Leadership HQ founder Mark Murphy says there is no point in giving a speech or presentation if no one remembers it. By Broede Carmody
Business group says government should consider scrapping dividend imputation system to fund company tax rate of 20%

Business group says government should consider scrapping dividend imputation system to fund company tax rate of 20%

Ai Group chief executive Innes Willox said Australia’s relatively high company tax rate and board corporate tax base “places Australia among the most heavily reliant on company tax across the OECD. By Eloise Keating
Small business welcomes push to reward those who dob in multinational tax cheats

Small business welcomes push to reward those who dob in multinational tax cheats

Small business minister and assistant treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer has said the government is “very keen” to give the Australian Tax Office additional powers to tackle potential tax avoidance. By Broede Carmody
Global fintech giant launches in Australia with plans to dominate the market

Global fintech giant launches in Australia with plans to dominate the market

The company's managing director points to Australia's sleek online banking processes in predicting his company will gain traction quickly. By Dinushi Dias
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