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Perth franchise receives “flood” of online abuse for selling halal beef

Perth franchise receives “flood” of online abuse for selling halal beef

A franchisee from Perth has spoken out about how his restaurant receives “a flood” of online abuse for selling halal beef. By Broede Carmody
Court finds employee unfairly dismissed after “liking” a Facebook comment

Court finds employee unfairly dismissed after “liking” a Facebook comment

An employee in the United Kingdom has been found to be unfairly dismissed after “liking” a derogatory and threatening comment about his employer on Facebook. By Cara Waters
Are you being ripped off on website development?

Are you being ripped off on website development?

Many small business owners are still bewildered by the process of getting a website built or redeveloped and some are being taken for a ride as a result. By Engel Schmidl
Gough Whitlam 1916-2014: Seven lessons in leadership from a statesman

Gough Whitlam 1916-2014: Seven lessons in leadership from a statesman

Former prime minister Gough Whitlam died overnight, aged 98, leaving a long legacy. By Cara Waters
Aussie social network to spring onto ASX with reverse listing

Aussie social network to spring onto ASX with reverse listing

Australian question-and-answer-based social networking site Spring.me is looking to raise up to $5 million and hopes to list on the ASX by November. By Kirsten Robb
Website names and shames businesses and individuals not paying invoices

Website names and shames businesses and individuals not paying invoices

A website seeking to name and shame businesses which don’t pay invoices has expanded to include individuals as SMEs struggle to chase down bad debts. By Cara Waters
Barnaby Joyce calls for a fair go, as farmers pray for political support

Barnaby Joyce calls for a fair go, as farmers pray for political support

Agricultural Minister Barnaby Joyce has called for federal government action to boost Australia’s stalling farming sector. By Kirsten Robb
Will a PayPal partnership with the banks mean more loan options for your business?

Will a PayPal partnership with the banks mean more loan options for your business?

PayPal has signalled it may partner with local banks to offer bigger loans to small businesses through its new working capital facility. By Kirsten Robb
Entrepreneurs can help bring new thinking to manufacturing

Entrepreneurs can help bring new thinking to manufacturing

Australia has more than its fair share of entrepreneurs. However, few decide to invest in the local manufacturing sector. By Krzysztof Dembek
Apple’s ‘bendgate’ scandal smoulders on: Man claims leg was burned after iPhone 6 bends and catches fire in his pocket

Apple’s ‘bendgate’ scandal smoulders on: Man claims leg was burned after iPhone 6 bends and catches fire in his pocket

A man in the US has claimed his leg was burned after his iPhone 6 bent and caught on fire in his front pocket, as the susceptibility of the devices to bending continues to be a hot issue for Apple. By Andrew Sadauskas
Help! I published some embarrassing photos of myself on Facebook

Help! I published some embarrassing photos of myself on Facebook

Employers are growing increasingly social media savvy and Facebook privacy settings are increasingly meaningless. By Aunty B
What could have been done to stop a lone employee stealing almost $20 million from her employer?

What could have been done to stop a lone employee stealing almost $20 million from her employer?

Although it’s impossible to accurately quantify, payroll fraud is more common than you might think. By Tracy Angwin
Microsoft unveils key new features for Azure as it prepares to launch Australian data centres next week

Microsoft unveils key new features for Azure as it prepares to launch Australian data centres next week

Microsoft has unveiled a number of major new features for its Azure cloud services at a conference in San Francisco, while also confirming in a keynote the company is launching datacentres for the service in Australia next week. By Andrew Sadauskas
The excitement of an aha! moment

The excitement of an aha! moment

There's a lot written about the "aha" moment; that superlative situation when – ping – the figurative light bulb appears above a person's head and – bang – a brilliant idea materialises. By Eve Ash
Don’t be “A Square” – Escape from Flatland and start thinking in new ways

Don’t be “A Square” – Escape from Flatland and start thinking in new ways

Do you find yourself stuck in the same old ways of thinking and doing? There are many other ways to look at things that can deliver unexpected results. By Michel Hogan
Bricks and mortar are a safe bet for investors

Bricks and mortar are a safe bet for investors

A question I have been asked on more than a few occasions: What are some of the real game changers that I have seen in my time selling real estate? By Robert Simeon
Samsung reveals 64-bit octa-core smartphone processor as union urges families to join leukaemia talks

Samsung reveals 64-bit octa-core smartphone processor as union urges families to join leukaemia talks

Samsung has unveiled a smartphone processor dubbed the Exynos 7 Octa, with the new 64-bit chip boasting eight processor cores, as a leading trade union urged cancer victims to join peace talks with the tech conglomerate. By Andrew Sadauskas
Packer’s Japan casino bid delayed; Myer profit falls: Midday Roundup

Packer’s Japan casino bid delayed; Myer profit falls: Midday Roundup

James Packer’s plans for a Japanese casino are on hold after a senior official indicated plans to legalise casino gambling in Japan are likely to be delayed yet again. By Cara Waters and Kirsten Robb
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