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#Spill2: Is Tony Abbott’s prime ministership under threat again?

#Spill2: Is Tony Abbott’s prime ministership under threat again?

Liberal Party backbenchers have reportedly told Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull he has the numbers to become Prime Minister. By Eloise Keating
Dine and dash couple shamed on Facebook fired by employer but return to pay debts

Dine and dash couple shamed on Facebook fired by employer but return to pay debts

The couple named and shamed on Facebook by a West Australian restaurant after they did a runner without paying their dinner bill have returned to pay their debt. By Kirsten Robb
Why Atlassian founders Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes want you to give away 1% of your company

Why Atlassian founders Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes want you to give away 1% of your company

Two of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs are calling for Australian companies to follow in their footsteps and give 1% of their business to charity. By Eloise Keating
Former Etihad Stadium chief used tickets to Lady Gaga to pay for gym membership and Bunnings vouchers

Former Etihad Stadium chief used tickets to Lady Gaga to pay for gym membership and Bunnings vouchers

The Federal Court has found Etihad Stadium was justified in sacking its former commercial officer for using free tickets to concerts at the venue “like currency” to pay for a range of personal items. By Kirsten Robb
Dairy Bell lives to ring in another day: Why I scooped up the iconic ice-creamery

Dairy Bell lives to ring in another day: Why I scooped up the iconic ice-creamery

Iconic Victorian ice-creamery Dairy Bell has been scooped up by another local ice-cream manufacturer for an undisclosed sum, after its founders last month said they had made the “difficult decision” to close the doors. By Kirsten Robb
Non compost mentis: Melbourne café shuts down after council dispute over compost bin

Non compost mentis: Melbourne café shuts down after council dispute over compost bin

A small business in Melbourne is being forced to close after a long-running dispute with the local council over the location of its compost bin. By Broede Carmody
Financial services companies hit with $20,400 fines for potentially misleading consumers about their super

Financial services companies hit with $20,400 fines for potentially misleading consumers about their super

Two Australian financial services companies have been slammed with penalties of more than $20,000 for potentially misleading consumers online. By Broede Carmody
MardiCars and GAYTMs: How small businesses can promote diversity

MardiCars and GAYTMs: How small businesses can promote diversity

Bbig businesses are tying their marketing to this weekend’s Sydney Mardi Gras, but small businesses should look at practical steps to ensure their workplaces embrace sexual and gender diversity. By Broede Carmody
Harvey Norman profits jump 27%; Billionaire’s secret daughter wins $25 million stake in estate; Midday Roundup

Harvey Norman profits jump 27%; Billionaire’s secret daughter wins $25 million stake in estate; Midday Roundup

Retail giant Harvey Norman has posted a 27.4% jump in profits to $142 million for the first half of the financial year, thanks to Australia’s hot property market sending droves of customers through the retailer’s doors. By Kirsten Robb and Broede Carmody
Half a million customers in, Nitro gets set to build a smart documents platform

Half a million customers in, Nitro gets set to build a smart documents platform

Nitro has signed up its 500,000th business customer as it begins to switch its focus to building a smart documents platform. By Kye White
Abbott's foreign investor cash grab built on bizarre logic: Terry Ryder

Abbott's foreign investor cash grab built on bizarre logic: Terry Ryder

The Prime Minister’s clampdown on foreign investors in Australian real estate has been revealed as little more than a revenue raising exercise. By Terry Ryder
Just the beginning: How Sarah Timmerman grew online fashion site Beginning Boutique into a seven-figure business

Just the beginning: How Sarah Timmerman grew online fashion site Beginning Boutique into a seven-figure business

Sarah Timmerman on why she wants her business Beginning Boutique to be “best friends” with its customers and how she plans to be bigger than the biggest names in the industry. By Kirsten Robb
White collar crime and metadata: beware of building a new honeypot

White collar crime and metadata: beware of building a new honeypot

With the struggle by law enforcement agencies to keep pace with new technologies has come calls by the agencies for additional investigatory powers. By John Selby
Your competitors are about to crush you on price – here’s why

Your competitors are about to crush you on price – here’s why

Global resourcing is the biggest shift in labour allocation the world has ever seen and it could be putting your business in imminent danger. By Scott Linden Jones
Learn to say

Learn to say "no" so you can say "yes" to the right things

Saying "no" does not always come easily, especially to women. By Amanda Rose
Seven more ways to lose money in property in 2015

Seven more ways to lose money in property in 2015

Last week I wrote a blog about four surefire ways to lose money in property – here are seven more. By Michael Yardney
How good interface design can give you an e-commerce boost: SEO Video

How good interface design can give you an e-commerce boost: SEO Video

Some ecommerce system vendors have begun to claim that content duplication doesn’t matter, despite the fact it can have an adverse impact on your Google search rankings and present a poor user experience. By Jim Stewart
Apple dominates Google in global smartphone profits

Apple dominates Google in global smartphone profits

Apple is dominating Google in the battle for global smartphone operating profit share. By Kye White
Microsoft Lumia smartphones land Down Under

Microsoft Lumia smartphones land Down Under

Microsoft-branded Lumia smartphones are now available in Australia. By Kye White
Help! I hired my friend’s website development business but they keep letting me down

Help! I hired my friend’s website development business but they keep letting me down

This is a business decision and you need to approach it like you would any other decision that affects the future growth of your company. By Aunty B
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