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RBA leaves rates unchanged for 13th month

RBA leaves rates unchanged for 13th month

The Reserve Bank of Australia has chosen to leave the overnight cash rate at 2.5% for September. By Jessie Richardson
Big business tries to scupper competition reform before it gets off the ground

Big business tries to scupper competition reform before it gets off the ground

Big business lobby groups have set out to crush the reform of Australia’s competition law spearheaded by Small Business Minister Bruce Billson. By Cara Waters
Let’s care about thoughtful communication!

Let’s care about thoughtful communication!

With the many different ways we communicate now it's worth putting some thought into the tone we use with each medium or platform. By Eve Ash
Dirty dealings for Sydney cleaning company, as assets frozen over $300,000 underpayments

Dirty dealings for Sydney cleaning company, as assets frozen over $300,000 underpayments

The assets of a Sydney-based cleaning company have been frozen by the Federal Court, after the Fair Work Ombudsman alleged the business had underpaid workers more than $300,000. By Kirsten Robb
Here come the disruptors: SME lending gets a shake-up with PayPal and Amazon eyeing the Australian market

Here come the disruptors: SME lending gets a shake-up with PayPal and Amazon eyeing the Australian market

Small business used to be dependent solely on the banks for finance but PayPal’s recent move into the Australian market is setting a bomb under SME lending. By Cara Waters
Small business owners are control freaks when it comes to super: SMSF report

Small business owners are control freaks when it comes to super: SMSF report

Almost one quarter of Australian small business owners are members of a self-managed super fund, according to research. By Kirsten Robb
Apple issues emergency patch for Find My iPhone security flaw following nude photo fiasco

Apple issues emergency patch for Find My iPhone security flaw following nude photo fiasco

Apple has confirmed it is “actively investigating” the possibility nude celebrity photos were leaked as a result of an attack on its iCloud service, with the tech giant also issuing an emergency patch for Find My iPhone. By Andrew Sadauskas
Father’s Day spending to hit $753.4 million: where will the money go and how can you get a share?

Father’s Day spending to hit $753.4 million: where will the money go and how can you get a share?

It is going to be a big weekend for the dads of Australia, as sons and daughters around the country open their wallets to the tune of $753.4 million. By Kirsten Robb
The business of giving: meet the entrepreneurs who want to give their money away

The business of giving: meet the entrepreneurs who want to give their money away

Here’s how three top Australian entrepreneurs have made philanthropy part of their business – and why. By Cara Waters
IDC slashes its forecast for global iPad and Android tablet sales

IDC slashes its forecast for global iPad and Android tablet sales

IDC has cut its forecast sales of iPads, Android tablets and two-in-one devices for 2014, citing two consecutive quarters of weaker-than-expected demand. By Andrew Sadauskas
Help! I have a brilliant business idea but I’m worried someone will steal it

Help! I have a brilliant business idea but I’m worried someone will steal it

The reality is most people are too lazy to put in the effort that is required to turn your idea into reality. By Aunty B
170 business losers take out the trash

170 business losers take out the trash

Some companies like to wait until the last possible minute to take out the (financial) garbage. By Stephen Mayne
Being “for purpose” doesn’t make you special

Being “for purpose” doesn’t make you special

Being for a purpose means you circle your wagons around it. Except purpose in and of itself can be any number of different things – good or bad. By Michel Hogan
Samsung merges key subsidiaries, as fears grow its profit could collapse by half

Samsung merges key subsidiaries, as fears grow its profit could collapse by half

Samsung Group has announced it is merging its shipbuilding and engineering businesses in a multi-billion dollar deal amidst reports the conglomerate is heading towards another disastrous quarter. By Andrew Sadauskas
Not-for-profit payroll: spending money where it counts

Not-for-profit payroll: spending money where it counts

Finding inefficiencies in your back office by closely examining your payroll operation may release funds for the more important things. By Tracy Angwin
Nine groups lodge objections to REA's 'realestate.com.au' trademark bid

Nine groups lodge objections to REA's 'realestate.com.au' trademark bid

Nine groups have lodged objections with IP Australia to REA Group's application to trademark the name 'realestate.com.au'. By Jennifer Duke
BlueChilli backed by Myer Family Investments and Simon Hackett in $5m raise

BlueChilli backed by Myer Family Investments and Simon Hackett in $5m raise

Sydney-based venture technology company BlueChilli Group has closed a $5 million investment to fuel its growth in a round led by the Myer Family Investments and including Internode founder Simon Hackett. By Bronwen Clune
Aussie drone business moves to US to follow funding; DesignCrowd reaches $20 million in payments: Midday Roundup

Aussie drone business moves to US to follow funding; DesignCrowd reaches $20 million in payments: Midday Roundup

An Australian drone company has high-tailed it out of the country to follow funding from a US university. By Kirsten Robb and Cara Waters
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