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Friday, 5 February 2016

Why a customer finding a spider in your product may not be as bad as you think

Be sure to judge the tone of customer complaints in choosing how to respond. by Broede Carmody
 

The 10 most overused words on LinkedIn company pages in Australia: How to make your business stand out from the crowd

Don't stop using these words altogether, but don't feel compelled to include them if they don't truly reflect your business' personality. by Eloise Keating
 

Government considers scrapping increase to compulsory super guarantee after putting it on hold

The increase was put on hold until 2025 by the Abbott government in 2014, following a deal with the PUP. by Broede Carmody
 

Friday, 5 February 2016

ATO catches salesman who tried to claim “disgraceful” work-related expenses, including secretarial services performed by his 7-year-old son and cheese in a can

But SME owners shouldn't feel prompted to stick their nose into their employee's tax affairs. by Broede Carmody
 

Why automation will not replace your accountant

The value of having an accountant is not in the data entry but in what they can add to your business. by Maree Caulfield
 

Admit it - no one really knows what’s going on in the property markets!

Even when armed with data and reports, we know far less about property investment than we'd like to admit. by Michael Yardney
 

Dick Smith collapse: 22 head office jobs to go including chief financial officer; employees potentially underpaid annual leave

More job cuts have been announced at Dick Smith as the retailer's receivership continues. by Eloise Keating
 

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

The five biggest challenges businesses will face over the next 20 years

As the global population gets older, sicker and hungrier, how will your SME be affected? by Broede Carmody
 

Why Dick Smith’s IPO was in trouble from the start

Dick Smith’s ASX listing and its subsequent slide into receivership have taken on the appearance of a car crash but it’s a crash that’s been caused by reckless driving. by Michael Sonego and Simon Johnson
 
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