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Financial planner loses licence over anti-Semitic Twitter rant

Financial planner loses licence over anti-Semitic Twitter rant

A Brisbane-based financial planner has been stripped of his license after an abusive outburst on Twitter over the weekend aimed at Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. By Eloise Keating
Target pays up $5000 to Melbourne small business after claims it ripped off designs

Target pays up $5000 to Melbourne small business after claims it ripped off designs

Melbourne-based design business Peaches and Keen discovered the similarities in February when one of their Facebook fans asked the pair if they were now working with Target. By Eloise Keating
$40 million trucking company of TV show Megatruckers fame goes into voluntary administration

$40 million trucking company of TV show Megatruckers fame goes into voluntary administration

A high-profile haulage company that has been operating since 1999 has collapsed into voluntary administration. By Eloise Keating
Your small business checklist for the end of financial year

Your small business checklist for the end of financial year

Welcome to the end of the financial year. Time to exhale. By Cara Waters
Customers turn red at loss of Allen’s green frogs and spearmint leaves

Customers turn red at loss of Allen’s green frogs and spearmint leaves

Sweet tooths are distraught after Allen’s confirmed this morning it has stopped making Spearmint Leaves and green Frogs Alive. By Renee Thompson
Most complained about advertisements for 2015 (so far…)

Most complained about advertisements for 2015 (so far…)

The Advertising Standards Bureau yesterday revealed the top 10 most-complained about advertisements so far in 2015. By Rebecca Colquhoun
Business owner says minimum wage “just crazy” and cops $228,000 fine for underpayment

Business owner says minimum wage “just crazy” and cops $228,000 fine for underpayment

Na Xu was found guilty of underpaying an employee $19,567 over a period of just eight months, with The Federal Circuit Court handing down a penalty of $35,496. By Rebecca Colquhoun
#Lovewins for US photographer whose small business went viral after stoush over his rainbow photo update

#Lovewins for US photographer whose small business went viral after stoush over his rainbow photo update

A wedding photographer in the US has had his business put squarely on the map, thanks to a Facebook post about marriage equality that has gone viral. By Eloise Keating
The 2014/15 financial year in review: ‘Rebalancing act’ as economy shifts gears

The 2014/15 financial year in review: ‘Rebalancing act’ as economy shifts gears

A continued shift away from a mining dominated economy has characterised the past year for small to medium sized businesses, economists say. By Renee Thompson
Coles to refund $12 million to suppliers; Greek banks remain closed: Midday Roundup

Coles to refund $12 million to suppliers; Greek banks remain closed: Midday Roundup

Banks remain closed in Greece as French, German and Italian governments all warn that Greece is voting on their Eurozone membership on Sunday. By Rebecca Colquhoun and Renee Thompson
Courier startup Zoom2u closes $850,000 funding round, looks to grow fleet

Courier startup Zoom2u closes $850,000 funding round, looks to grow fleet

Courier startup Zoom2u has closed an $850,000 funding round that will be used to fund its growth throughout Australia. By Kye White
My year of working dangerously after resigning from a secure job

My year of working dangerously after resigning from a secure job

Every start-up business owner faces a rollercoaster ride of emotions and challenges. Here's what I've learned... By Kate Ashmor
Five entrepreneurial lessons from 99 Wuxian chief executive, Amalisia Zhang, who convinced the world’s biggest banks to back her

Five entrepreneurial lessons from 99 Wuxian chief executive, Amalisia Zhang, who convinced the world’s biggest banks to back her

Amalisia Zhang, chief executive of ASX-listed Chinese mobile commerce platform 99 Wuxian, has persuaded the chief executives of nine out of ten of China’s top banks to back her company. By Kirsten Robb
The industries set to fly and fall in 2015-16

The industries set to fly and fall in 2015-16

As Australian companies move into the new financial year, business information analysts at IBISWorld reveal the industries set to flourish and those set to flounder over the next 12 months. By IBISWorld
The Vison(ing) Thing

The Vison(ing) Thing

Just imagine the transformation in attitude and outcome if instead of writing a vision statement, you did a little “visioning”. By Michel Hogan
Someone needs appreciation - a thank you!

Someone needs appreciation - a thank you!

Lack of appreciation can cause damage, but how much thank you-ing is enough? By Eve Ash
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