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Toasted sandwich business Jaffle Jaffle collapses into voluntary administration

Toasted sandwich business Jaffle Jaffle collapses into voluntary administration

Jaffle Jaffle Group Pty Ltd appointed external managers in late January, with the first creditors meeting held last Friday. By Broede Carmody
From ballet dancer to chief executive: How Alexandra Mills helped grow AussieCommerce into a $100 million business

From ballet dancer to chief executive: How Alexandra Mills helped grow AussieCommerce into a $100 million business

"There are some skills from ballet that are very transferrable to business." By Broede Carmody
21 places to find the best free images for your business

21 places to find the best free images for your business

You don't need to cough up to give your small business the edge when it comes to visual content marketing. By Eloise Keating
Business group says government should consider scrapping dividend imputation system to fund company tax rate of 20%

Business group says government should consider scrapping dividend imputation system to fund company tax rate of 20%

Ai Group chief executive Innes Willox said Australia’s relatively high company tax rate and board corporate tax base “places Australia among the most heavily reliant on company tax across the OECD. By Eloise Keating
Small business welcomes push to reward those who dob in multinational tax cheats

Small business welcomes push to reward those who dob in multinational tax cheats

Small business minister and assistant treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer has said the government is “very keen” to give the Australian Tax Office additional powers to tackle potential tax avoidance. By Broede Carmody
Why Australian retailers should consider using UnionPay

Why Australian retailers should consider using UnionPay

Lunar new year is the time of year when an influx of Chinese tourists has SMEs grinning. but they may be missing out by not accepting this payment method. By Ronelle Richards
Global fintech giant launches in Australia with plans to dominate the market

Global fintech giant launches in Australia with plans to dominate the market

The company's managing director points to Australia's sleek online banking processes in predicting his company will gain traction quickly. By Dinushi Dias
Facebook proves there are friends in business

Facebook proves there are friends in business

Or how two people I hadn’t seen for 35 years awarded me their business within 24 hours of each other. By Craig Reardon
Economic modelling only gives part of the answer to real tax reform

Economic modelling only gives part of the answer to real tax reform

Modelling is useful in providing evidence for tax reform debate, but it's not godspeak. By Ben Phillips
Sales really can fix everything

Sales really can fix everything

I strongly urge you to make sales your number one focus. By Finn Kelly
LinkedIn masterclass no. 3: Enrich and simplify a profile to get 40 times more attention

LinkedIn masterclass no. 3: Enrich and simplify a profile to get 40 times more attention

Here's how to add rich, visual media to showcase expertise on LinkedIn while cleaning away the dross. By Dionne Lew
Myer appeals to customers by renaming its returns policy as a “no regrets policy”: Lessons for your business

Myer appeals to customers by renaming its returns policy as a “no regrets policy”: Lessons for your business

Retail giant Myer is appealing to existing and potential customers by giving its returns policy a makeover. By Ronelle Richards
When leaders need to replace “I” with “we”

When leaders need to replace “I” with “we”

Switching the pronouns they use is one of the most profound ways a business leader can improve the way their company interacts with its customers and partners, marketing guru Seth Godin says. By Eloise Keating
What to do if one of your employees is grieving

What to do if one of your employees is grieving

“Being sensitive to employees at a time of loss is not only the humane, mature, mindful thing to do, but it builds tremendous loyalty,” executive coach says. By Broede Carmody
Business owners can now switch between Instagram accounts without logging out of the app

Business owners can now switch between Instagram accounts without logging out of the app

As of this week business owners can finally switch between multiple accounts on Instagram without having to log out of the app first. By Ronelle Richards
How an algorithmic timeline could affect brands using Twitter

How an algorithmic timeline could affect brands using Twitter

Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey has turned to his own social media account to hose down users’ concerns after it was revealed Twitter could soon implement an algorithmic timeline. By Broede Carmody
Sam Dastyari says 10 big businesses control Australian politics – but the big unions have power too

Sam Dastyari says 10 big businesses control Australian politics – but the big unions have power too

The power of a small group of big businesses is getting in the way of important economic reforms, according to the Labor Senator. By Broede Carmody
What the wine industry needs for a sustainable future

What the wine industry needs for a sustainable future

Wine exports are climbing, so why is the industry battling to survive? By Roger Burritt and Katherine Christ
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