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Restaurant review platform Eatability to close next month

Restaurant review platform Eatability to close next month

Home-grown restaurant directory and review website Eatability will close at the end of June, less than three years after it was acquired by telco Optus for $6 million. By Eloise Keating
Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson’s one tip for e-commerce success

Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson’s one tip for e-commerce success

Online retailers can get caught up focusing on how their virtual shopfronts look and miss the one thing that will give their business scalability, according to RedBalloon founding director and Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson. By Eloise Keating
Small businesses “cop abuse” after PayPal error takes double payments from accounts

Small businesses “cop abuse” after PayPal error takes double payments from accounts

PayPal is under fire for an error that saw the payment provider mistakenly double up on money taken from its customer’s accounts, with small businesses complaining they’ve “copped abuse” from their own clients over the blunder. By Kirsten Robb
Fleurieu Milk Company wins back $50,000 Emirates deal after halal hate campaign: “We decided to make a stance”

Fleurieu Milk Company wins back $50,000 Emirates deal after halal hate campaign: “We decided to make a stance”

South Australian dairy producer Fleurieu Milk Company is celebrating the return of one of its biggest contracts, after the business won back the supplier deal it walked away from last year in the face of a halal hate campaign. By Kirsten Robb
NSW government to crack down on real estate agents underquoting: “It’s our responsibility to act”

NSW government to crack down on real estate agents underquoting: “It’s our responsibility to act”

Dishonest real estate agents that publicly quote a price they know to be significantly less than what a property is worth are the target of a new raft of legislation to be introduced in New South Wales. By Kirsten Robb
Starting a business “relatively easy” in Australia but exiting is too hard: Productivity Commission

Starting a business “relatively easy” in Australia but exiting is too hard: Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission has released its draft report into the barriers associated with setting up and closing a business as part of its ongoing inquiry into red tape. By Broede Carmody
Record-breaking Aussie beekeeper entrepreneurs return to Indiegogo as production begins in Queensland

Record-breaking Aussie beekeeper entrepreneurs return to Indiegogo as production begins in Queensland

The Australian father and son duo that raised more than $15 million in funding in a month on Indiegogo have returned to the crowdfunding platform to continue to pre-sell their popular invention. By Broede Carmody
Queensland security contractor hit with $90,000 in penalties after failing to back-pay four employees $10,000

Queensland security contractor hit with $90,000 in penalties after failing to back-pay four employees $10,000

A security contractor in regional Queensland has been penalised $90,000 by the Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane after failing to back-pay four employees nearly $10,000. By Broede Carmody
Business valuations: Don't bait the shark

Business valuations: Don't bait the shark

Wondering about the lack of "science" involved in working out the value of a business on Shark Tank? You wouldn't be alone. By Grant Field
Fighting fit: How getting people back to work built Interact Group founder Nikki Brouwers a $10 million business

Fighting fit: How getting people back to work built Interact Group founder Nikki Brouwers a $10 million business

Interact Group founder Nikki Brouwers on why she thinks businesses must change attitudes to injury and why being an entrepreneur means only being limited by the opportunities you don’t embrace. By Kirsten Robb
How meeting celebs like David Bowie changed Janine Allis’ career

How meeting celebs like David Bowie changed Janine Allis’ career

Janine Allis is a self-described "girl from the burbs who had no idea about business." She never went to university, never finished school and never had too many career ambitions as a teenager. By Angela Priestley
“I’d love to see an Atlassian mafia”: Why this entrepreneur left Atlassian to launch her own startup

“I’d love to see an Atlassian mafia”: Why this entrepreneur left Atlassian to launch her own startup

Software startup Atlassian has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to work in Australia. However, just a few months ago one of its product managers decided it was time to pull the plug and launch her own venture. By Broede Carmody
A game changer for property investors – banks crack down on lending

A game changer for property investors – banks crack down on lending

In the last few days there have been some significant policy changes announced by some banks that will be a game changer for some property investors. By Michael Yardney
How to amplify your media coverage

How to amplify your media coverage

Congratulations, you’ve just scored a fabulous piece of media coverage! Now, what are you going to do next? By Catriona Pollard
How challenging yourself to learn something new can make you fitter for business

How challenging yourself to learn something new can make you fitter for business

Sometimes the challenges we take on outside of business teach us the most about what it takes to succeed in business. By Finn Kelly
Attack of the robots: Don’t let automation replace the human touch

Attack of the robots: Don’t let automation replace the human touch

Be scared. They are here! Living among us. Listening. Watching our every move. By Trent Leyshan
Bigcommerce teams up with PayPal to offer one-touch payments

Bigcommerce teams up with PayPal to offer one-touch payments

Australian e-commerce startup Bigcommerce has partnered with PayPal and Braintree to offer one-touch payments for its 90,000 merchants. By Kye White
Plan by intelligence agencies to hack Google and Samsung app stores revealed

Plan by intelligence agencies to hack Google and Samsung app stores revealed

Australia’s spy agencies, along with those of the United States, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, planned to hijack the Google and Samsung app stores to implant spyware on phones. By Kye White
Quickflix lives to stream another day with $775,000 cash injection; Former financial consultant banned for life after £70 million fraud case: Midday Roundup

Quickflix lives to stream another day with $775,000 cash injection; Former financial consultant banned for life after £70 million fraud case: Midday Roundup

Troubled streaming service Quickflix has come out of its latest trading halt with a $775,000 lifeline from investors. By Broede Carmody and Kirsten Robb
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