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Warning “red tape nightmare” for small business with 40 job applications a month

Warning “red tape nightmare” for small business with 40 job applications a month

The federal government’s plans to force job seekers to apply for 40 jobs each per month to access the dole will result in a red tape nightmare, according to the opposition. By Cara Waters
Melbourne recruitment firm pays $11,000 in damages for using unlicensed Microsoft Office

Melbourne recruitment firm pays $11,000 in damages for using unlicensed Microsoft Office

An unnamed recruitment firm in Melbourne has paid $11,190 to settle a copyright breach claim with industry advocacy group the Software Alliance (BSA), for the use of unlicensed Microsoft Office software. By Kirsten Robb
Family-owned diamond wholesaler with $5 million turnover collapses

Family-owned diamond wholesaler with $5 million turnover collapses

A family-owned diamond wholesaler with a turnover of $5 million has collapsed. By Eloise Keating
Serial venture capitalists Daniel Petre and Craig Blair announce $60 million fund for tech businesses

Serial venture capitalists Daniel Petre and Craig Blair announce $60 million fund for tech businesses

Former tech executives Daniel Petre and Craig Blair are planning to use the $60 million they’ve raised for their AirTree Ventures Fund to support the growth of 15 local technology startups. By Eloise Keating
Gloria Jean’s franchise compensates worker sacked for querying pay

Gloria Jean’s franchise compensates worker sacked for querying pay

The operator of a former Gloria Jean’s coffee shop in Sydney’s Kings Cross has paid $2000 in compensation to a worker who was sacked after she queried her pay rate. By Kirsten Robb
Banks to impose restrictions on SMSF borrowing

Banks to impose restrictions on SMSF borrowing

NAB is the first bank to sign up to guidelines restricting borrowing by self-managed super funds. By Cara Waters
BPS Technology CEO: Why I decided to list the company I’ve been with for 20 years

BPS Technology CEO: Why I decided to list the company I’ve been with for 20 years

Trading and payment platform provider BPS Technology is looking to raise $28 million in capital, when it launches its initial public offering on Thursday. By Kirsten Robb
Myer liar faces court on fraud charges

Myer liar faces court on fraud charges

The US-born executive fired from Myer over lying on his CV has today faced the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court on one charge of fraud. By Eloise Keating
Orica fined more than $750,000 for pollution; ACCC points finger at Qantas and Virgin over carbon tax claims: Midday Roundup

Orica fined more than $750,000 for pollution; ACCC points finger at Qantas and Virgin over carbon tax claims: Midday Roundup

Chemical company Orica has been hit with a fine of more than $750,000 by the Land and Environment Court for pollution leaks from its Kooragang Island and Botany plants. By Kirsten Robb and Eloise Keating
Five expert tips to bring your employee churn to a halt

Five expert tips to bring your employee churn to a halt

The importance of finding the right employee from the start may seem like common sense, but there's a smarter way to reduce the time and money you spend hiring staff. By Kirsten Robb
Mozilla names Chris Beard its new CEO after Brendan Eich disaster

Mozilla names Chris Beard its new CEO after Brendan Eich disaster

Mozilla has finally named a new chief executive nearly four months after a firestorm of controversy engulfed the leadership of Brendan Eich within days of him taking the position. By Andrew Sadauskas
Are these really Australia’s 10 best rental suburbs?

Are these really Australia’s 10 best rental suburbs?

A new report from OnTheHouse has released new predictions data presenting the top 10 suburbs nationwide with opportunities for residential buyers. By Jennifer Duke
Does your mission statement actually mean anything?

Does your mission statement actually mean anything?

Does your company mission statement actually mean anything to you? Probably not, if a recent survey is anything to go by. By Nina Hendy
The 'myth of wow' revisted

The 'myth of wow' revisted

I’ve written a few times over the recent years about the myth that you have to delight your customers. And a couple of conversations last week reminded me yet again how entrenched this thinking is. By Michel Hogan
How to stress less and work smarter

How to stress less and work smarter

Work-related stress -- and this includes the important work performed by stay-at-home mums and dads - can have a significant impact on one's life. By Mark Wetton
Telstra launches cloud-based business video call service incorporating TIPT

Telstra launches cloud-based business video call service incorporating TIPT

Telstra has announced it is rolling out a cloud-based video conferencing system it calls “business to business video”. By Andrew Sadauskas
Help! I quit my well-paid job

Help! I quit my well-paid job

Good for you that you had the guts to quit a job that wasn't right for you. By Aunty B
Hating your own expectations of yourself?

Hating your own expectations of yourself?

It’s a constant challenge to keep the oil slick of work and achievements under control. By Eve Ash
Unfair contracts legislation to be extended to include franchising

Unfair contracts legislation to be extended to include franchising

Public submissions into the proposed extension of unfair contracts legislation to small business, including franchises, close on August 1. By Jason Gehrke
Xiaomi overtakes Apple as China’s second-largest smartphone maker as it prepares to go global

Xiaomi overtakes Apple as China’s second-largest smartphone maker as it prepares to go global

Emerging Chinese consumer electronics giant Xiaomi has overtaken Apple as the second most popular smartphone brand in China and is on the verge of overtaking Samsung. By Andrew Sadauskas
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