Thursday, August 22, 2019

Public Facebook pages expose SMEs to a barrage of legal risks

The risks associated with operating a public Facebook page have increased under Australian (state-based) defamation law following a recent decision of the Supreme Court of...

Plan helps businesses prepare for climate change

A plan has been launched in Queensland to help small businesses prepare for the impacts of climate change. The State Government has worked with the...

Queensland tackles SME mental health with Australian-first wellbeing platform

An Australian first for businesses on the Sunshine Coast this week, as the area’s local council moves ahead with a dedicated wellbeing program designed...

Deepening customer relationships through influencer marketing

For small-business owners, the idea of influencer marketing can be daunting. When you see big name celebrities charging upwards of $1million per post it...

Underpayment could cost Aussies $1.8 billion a year

According to new research from human resource and payroll software and services provider, Ascender, over one in five (22 per cent) Australians were underpaid....

How SMEs can use technology to prepare for growth in the new financial year

The beginning of the new financial year can be a transformative time for SMEs in terms of reviewing finances and making important business decisions...
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NBN announces solution finder for small businesses

NBN Co has launched its business nbn™ solution finder, a new online tool designed to help businesses of all sizes understand the type of...

What is business etiquette?

Business etiquette is a set of rules that govern the way people interact with one another in business, with customers, suppliers, with inside or...

The bank-free future of small-business lending

Prospa’s successful IPO has put a renewed spotlight on our rapidly growing “alternative lending” industry. Interestingly, many have queried why we need new lending...

Sushi chain hit for leaving workers out of pocket

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $124,416 in penalties against the operator of a chain of sushi outlets for deliberately underpaying migrant workers in...