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Warning issued on carbon tax repeal scammers

Warning issued on carbon tax repeal scammers

Have you received a call or email out of the blue from someone claiming to be from a government department or business such as an energy provider? By Cara Waters
Four questions to answer any behavioural challenge

Four questions to answer any behavioural challenge

The beauty of boiling things down to these four questions is that it can help tackle any issue you might have. By Bri Williams
ACCC drags US business to court for representations made in Australia

ACCC drags US business to court for representations made in Australia

Australia’s consumer watchdog is flexing its muscles by hauling a US provider of computer games to court over alleged false and misleading representations made to Australian gamers. By Eloise Keating
Businesses and consumers lose thousands in travel agency collapse

Businesses and consumers lose thousands in travel agency collapse

More than 100 consumers and businesses have been left out of pocket after an Australian travel agency collapsed in August. By Eloise Keating
Online homewares retailer Temple & Webster sizes up part purchase offers

Online homewares retailer Temple & Webster sizes up part purchase offers

Multimillion-dollar online homewares business Temple & Webster is hoping to accelerate its growth over the next 18 months through a “strategic partnership”. By Eloise Keating
How to link your business strategy to sales strategy

How to link your business strategy to sales strategy

For too long now sales has lived in the shadow of corporate and marketing strategies, but these tend to provide limited direction. By Sue Barrett
Auction market sails through first big test, as spring brings on wave of sales

Auction market sails through first big test, as spring brings on wave of sales

The Sydney and Melbourne property markets have sailed through their first big auction test at the weekend, as the start of spring saw a wave of properties hit the auction block. By Kirsten Robb
Apple rumoured to have signed iPhone mobile wallet deals with American Express, Visa and MasterCard ahead of September 9 launch

Apple rumoured to have signed iPhone mobile wallet deals with American Express, Visa and MasterCard ahead of September 9 launch

Apple is rumoured to have signed deals with credit card payment giants American Express, Visa and MasterCard, with multiple reports suggesting a string of mobile payment deals has been struck. By Andrew Sadauskas
Telstra finalises NAS joint venture deal with Telkom Indonesia

Telstra finalises NAS joint venture deal with Telkom Indonesia

Telstra has finalised a joint venture agreement with Telkom Indonesia that will see its Network Application and Services (NAS) products offered to businesses in Indonesia. By Andrew Sadauskas
LG and Samsung leak details of smartwatches ahead of IFA

LG and Samsung leak details of smartwatches ahead of IFA

Tech giants LG and Samsung have leaked key details of their upcoming wearable devices ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin, which begins on September 5. By Andrew Sadauskas
Oops YOLO – here comes a sick day or two! Why you need a sick leave policy

Oops YOLO – here comes a sick day or two! Why you need a sick leave policy

Gen Y love lifestyle. It is their anchor. That's why your business needs to implement a sick leave policy before absenteeism becomes a problem. By Martin Nally
 Lost in the bush? Australia Post’s regional future

Lost in the bush? Australia Post’s regional future

The growth in e-commerce and online auction purchasing in outer urban and regional areas has been strong. But will it be enough to save the local post office? By John Rice and Nigel Martin
Fast Lane: Would your business be better off relocating to Canada?

Fast Lane: Would your business be better off relocating to Canada?

Canada’s finance minister, Joe Oliver, has made a pitch to Australian businesses to come to Canada and pay lower taxes. By Cara Waters
Why small high street stores are in decay

Why small high street stores are in decay

High street store properties are caught in a cycle of decay and investment, with investment gradually slowing to a trickle over the past decade. By Kevin Moore
Noni B shares in trading halt; Westpac SME confidence index drops 10%: Midday Roundup

Noni B shares in trading halt; Westpac SME confidence index drops 10%: Midday Roundup

Flailing clothing retailer Noni B has entered a trading halt this morning, telling the market it is preparing to make an announcement about a “potential material transaction”. By Eloise Keating
Generation Entrepreneur encourages students to become entrepreneurs

Generation Entrepreneur encourages students to become entrepreneurs

Australia’s education system is not encouraging students to be innovative, according to a high school student who started his first profitable business at the age of 12. By Broede Carmody
Five fun techniques for strategic thinking

Five fun techniques for strategic thinking

As you scale the career ladder, "strategic thinking" becomes an increasingly important skill. To give your career a leg up, make time to practice these five techniques. By Louise Wedgwood
Can I turn down a promotion without looking bad?

Can I turn down a promotion without looking bad?

If you are offered the job you should at least take some time to consider it. By Aunty B
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