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Gerry Harvey slams business groups for neglecting taxpaying Australian businesses

Gerry Harvey slams business groups for neglecting taxpaying Australian businesses

Australian business groups are putting the interests of tax-avoiding multinational corporations ahead of taxpaying Australian businesses, according to billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey. By Eloise Keating
All about Yammer

All about Yammer

Essentially a corporate Facebook-like service, Yammer is an often overlooked but useful tool for business owners. By Fi Bendall
Yeast and desist: Pizza Hut forced to pull Vegemite pizza ads for “legal reasons”

Yeast and desist: Pizza Hut forced to pull Vegemite pizza ads for “legal reasons”

Pizza Hut Australia has been forced to remove advertising material for its latest promotion, after the parent company of Vegemite objected to the unauthorised use of the iconic spread’s name and logo. By Eloise Keating
How one typo led to the demise of a 124-year-old Welsh family business

How one typo led to the demise of a 124-year-old Welsh family business

Cardiff engineering firm Taylor & Sons Ltd has won an £8.8 million lawsuit against the British government after an errant letter ‘s’ led to the business being mistakenly named as having collapsed. By Kirsten Robb
Australia ranked in the top 10 places in the world to do business

Australia ranked in the top 10 places in the world to do business

Aussie small business owners may be surprised to learn Australia is considered to be one the easiest places in the world to run a business. By Kirsten Robb
Want digital leadership? Don't wait for the government

Want digital leadership? Don't wait for the government

Business is changing and as the last week in Canberra shows, we can't wait on the government to take the lead. By Paul Wallbank
Bet your bottom dollar: What does the dropping Aussie dollar mean for your SME?

Bet your bottom dollar: What does the dropping Aussie dollar mean for your SME?

The Australian dollar has again fallen below US80c this morning, after it rose slightly off the back of official inflation data yesterday. By Kirsten Robb
The 10 most used buzzwords in LinkedIn profiles in Australia

The 10 most used buzzwords in LinkedIn profiles in Australia

When you’re searching for potential employees on LinkedIn chances are the word “passionate” will feature highly. By Eloise Keating
Apple reports the biggest quarterly profit of any listed company in history: $22.6 billion

Apple reports the biggest quarterly profit of any listed company in history: $22.6 billion

Apple has recorded the largest quarterly profit of any publicly listed company in history, posting a massive $US18 billion ($A22.6 billion) quarterly profit, off revenues of $74.59 billion, up 30% from a year earlier. By Andrew Sadauskas
The best 18 free online courses for small business owners in 2015

The best 18 free online courses for small business owners in 2015

From accounting basics to tips for managing the company of the future, these courses will help you work on, instead of in, your business. By Eloise Keating
BlackBerry Classic launches in Australia

BlackBerry Classic launches in Australia

The BlackBerry Classic smartphone has launched in Australia, with the business-focused Android app-compatible smartphone now available through Telstra. By Andrew Sadauskas
How Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 announcements will impact your business: Control Shift

How Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 announcements will impact your business: Control Shift

If you run a business and use Windows PC, tablet, or smartphone, here are four key features that are likely to have an impact your business. By Andrew Sadauskas
Board of Taxation report on tax and small business: what's in it for your business?

Board of Taxation report on tax and small business: what's in it for your business?

The federal government recently released the Board of Taxation's report on taxation impediments to the success and growth of small business. Here are the key details of that report. By Terry Hayes
Vocation CEO finally resigns; Queensland restaurant fined $15,000 for not back-paying apprentice: Midday Roundup

Vocation CEO finally resigns; Queensland restaurant fined $15,000 for not back-paying apprentice: Midday Roundup

Mark Hutchison, the chief executive officer of embattled training provider Vocation, has finally resigned after months of speculation his head was on the chopping block. By Kirsten Robb
Competitor wars: how to deal with dirty tricks

Competitor wars: how to deal with dirty tricks

Being an entrepreneur is serious business. While some seem to thrive under the pressure of growth and competition, others harden, taking their focus off their own businesses to think up ways to sabotage their competitors. By Amanda Jesnoewski
Chinese are aggressively buying in Sydney: JLL tells Davos

Chinese are aggressively buying in Sydney: JLL tells Davos

Following the global financial crisis, the world economy was regaining momentum after the sharpest downturn in activity since 1929, attendees at the World Economic Forum have been told. By Jonathan Chancellor
Help! My workplace is too boring

Help! My workplace is too boring

I’m guessing you are from Generation X or Y, because this is the same mantra I hear from my own younger employees. By Aunty B
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