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todayTuesday, 9 February 2016

Why Australian retailers should consider using UnionPay

Lunar new year is the time of year when an influx of Chinese tourists has SMEs grinning. but they may be missing out by not accepting this payment method. by Ronelle Richards
 

yesterdayMonday, 8 February 2016

Company behind 20 Jeep clothing and footwear stores collapses into voluntary administration

The collapse comes 15 years after Jeep opened its first concept store in Melbourne through local licensee Revolution Brands. by Broede Carmody
 

yesterdayMonday, 8 February 2016

Family business sounds warning about doing business with Tmall after losing $25,000 deposit

An Australian family-owned retailer is warning other local businesses to exercise caution when using international ecommerce platforms. by Eloise Keating
 

Feeling stressed and unproductive? Here's how to stop being busy and be mindful instead

Don’t act. Don’t talk. Don’t solve a problem. Just sit. Do nothing. For three minutes. by Gillian Coutts
 

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
 
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