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Gerry Harvey calls in the farm on Nathan Tinkler

Gerry Harvey calls in the farm on Nathan Tinkler

Retail king Gerry Harvey has called in an estimated $40 million debt from former mining magnate Nathan Tinkler, by selling off Tinkler’s beloved thoroughbred horse farm. By Kirsten Robb
Perth go-kart company fined $30,000 after girl’s hair caught in axle

Perth go-kart company fined $30,000 after girl’s hair caught in axle

A go-kart company and its director have been fined after a young customer had her hair entangled in the cart’s axle. By Kirsten Robb
SurfStitch set to ride IPO wave after buying out largest shareholder Billabong

SurfStitch set to ride IPO wave after buying out largest shareholder Billabong

Australian online surfwear retailer Surfstitch has bought out its largest shareholder and competitor Billabong ahead of a potential initial public offering. By Broede Carmody
Advertising watchdog slaps online hardware brand on the wrist for cartoon “degrading” to women

Advertising watchdog slaps online hardware brand on the wrist for cartoon “degrading” to women

The ads watchdog has upheld a complaint against hardware and machinery brand Macket Bracket after it found an image on its website to be “exploitative and degrading” to women. By Broede Carmody
Could MYOB be planning to IPO?

Could MYOB be planning to IPO?

MYOB could debut on the Australian Stock Exchange in the first half of 2015, according to news reports. By Eloise Keating
Australia front runner in e-commerce race: report

Australia front runner in e-commerce race: report

Australia has the third highest business-to-consumer e-commerce sales rates in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report by business intelligence organisation yStats.com. By Kirsten Robb
Instagram launches enhanced analytics for advertisers: How your SME can take advantage of the social media platform

Instagram launches enhanced analytics for advertisers: How your SME can take advantage of the social media platform

Instagram has rolled out in-depth analytics for advertisers, allowing businesses to evaluate their marketing campaigns in greater detail. By Broede Carmody
Best of the Web: Email is still the best thing on the internet; Power corrupts; Appy times in San Francisco

Best of the Web: Email is still the best thing on the internet; Power corrupts; Appy times in San Francisco

It’s a gentle, dependable workhorse that everyone relies on and nobody owns. In The Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal explains why ‘Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet’. By Cara Waters
Fairfax to invest in Nine’s on-demand video streaming service; ASIC shows its hand in new activity report: Midday roundup

Fairfax to invest in Nine’s on-demand video streaming service; ASIC shows its hand in new activity report: Midday roundup

Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media are on the cusp of closing a $100 million deal which will see them join forces to create a new video streaming service, according to Fairfax. By Broede Carmody and Kirsten Robb
Charterhill owes $11.5 million to creditors

Charterhill owes $11.5 million to creditors

Three Charterhill entities owe creditors a combined $11.5 million, according to the latest presentation of accounts. By Jonathan Chancellor
Five ways to make networking count

Five ways to make networking count

Young professionals are really yearning to meet a mentor or to tap into their next career opportunity through one of those “organic business relationships” they often read about, but are yet to experience themselves. By Kate Middleton
Diary of an entrepreneur: How Alicia Beachley grew April5 from a home office to a $2 million brand activation agency

Diary of an entrepreneur: How Alicia Beachley grew April5 from a home office to a $2 million brand activation agency

April5 founder Alicia Beachley on family, being called ‘Boss Lady’ and supporting other women in the business world. By Kirsten Robb
Do I need insurance for my online business?

Do I need insurance for my online business?

Many startups and small business owners are unsure about whether they need insurance, and if they do, what sort. It’s a good question which comes up quite often. By Vanessa Emilio
How Google’s HTTPS policy can give your website a search ranking boost: SEO Video

How Google’s HTTPS policy can give your website a search ranking boost: SEO Video

Google has announced that it is going to start boosting the search rankings of businesses that use secure HTTPS technologies. Here’s how you can take advantage of the move. By Jim Stewart
How to make your professional contacts work for you

How to make your professional contacts work for you

Having hundreds of contacts on your social media networks is pointless unless you learn to leverage this resource. By Amanda Rose
Exceptional isn’t hard, but it takes thought

Exceptional isn’t hard, but it takes thought

Soaking up the sun and splashing around in tepid aqua-green waters with my family in Fiji made coming back to Melbourne in the depths of winter feel a tad depressing. By Trent Leyshan
10 first homebuyer lessons to teach your children

10 first homebuyer lessons to teach your children

As parents, we all want to see our children succeed in life. Helping them invest wisely is one way of doing that. By Michael Yardney
PayPal spinoff on the agenda for eBay

PayPal spinoff on the agenda for eBay

Online auction site eBay is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast growing payments unit, sources told The Information. By Kye White
Microsoft readies for Windows 9 launch

Microsoft readies for Windows 9 launch

Microsoft is set to unveil Windows 9 at a press event on September 30, sources have told The Verge. By Kye White
Should I be worried that I am younger than my staff members?

Should I be worried that I am younger than my staff members?

It worries me that you are already holding back when it comes to speaking with your team and helping them improve their work. By Aunty B
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