Business Advice

Part 3: tax tips for your small business

- June 6, 2017 3 MIN READ

In the third of our three-part series, we look at actions small businesses can consider to reduce their tax for 2017. This article is all about income. As with accelerating deductions, deferral of income can result in a slightly lower personal top marginal tax rate next year and provide a cash flow benefit. Of course,… Read more »


4 reasons you need to make recovery part of your wellness plan

- February 9, 2021 3 MIN READ

At the best of times,  running a small business is hard work. Being the CEO, CFO, CIO, IT specialist, administrator and HR manager can feel relentless and exhausting.  And that was pre-COVID. It’s no surprise  small business owners have a much higher incidence of burnout than regular corporate workers, writes human performance strategist Andrew May… Read more »


Coronavirus update: Parts of Sydney downgraded to orange zone.

- January 18, 2021 3 MIN READ

Premier Daniel Andrews and Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton announced today a number of Greater Sydney red zone Local Government Areas (LGAs) will transition to orange – allowing some stranded Victorians to return home. As of 6:00pm (Victorian AEDT) Monday 18 January, the Blue Mountains, Wollongong and all Greater Sydney LGAs except for Blacktown City, Burwood,… Read more »


3 graphic design trends to embrace in 2021

- January 8, 2021 4 MIN READ

Given the events of 2020, pretty much everyone on the planet is ready for a fresh start. As we head into the new year, now is the perfect time to reflect, reassess and start planning for success in 2021, writes Shayne Tilley Head of Marketing at 99designs. What graphic design trends should you embrace in… Read more »

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3 new rules in business survival

- January 7, 2021 3 MIN READ

If 2020 has been anything for the business world, it has been the Year of the Pivot. Countless organisations have been forced to rethink their entire business strategy due to the pandemic, with many forced to make rapid pivots just to survive, writes Jonathan Attia, Managing Director, Wiise. The “new normal” requires a new set… Read more »

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3 reasons why employee engagement matters more than ever

- December 31, 2020 3 MIN READ

COVID-19 has created immense challenges for enterprises and organisations across Australia but that doesn’t mean employee engagement should take a back seat, writes Matt Seadon, General Manager – APAC, Achievers. To say 2020 has been a difficult year for Australian businesses is an understatement. Since March, thousands of enterprises have had to rationalise their operations,… Read more »


Sydney partygoers urged caution as new coronavirus cluster identified

- December 31, 2020 2 MIN READ

Sydneysiders are waking to tougher restrictions this morning as new measures to stem the flow of COVID infections came into force overnight. Following a surge in new cases, NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has instigated further measures to restrict movement in the Greater Sydney region. NSW Health authorities recorded 18 positive COVID-19 infections including six linked… Read more »


Should you go to a Sydney NYE party?

- December 28, 2020 4 MIN READ

The news on the Sydney northern beaches COVID-19 outbreak is encouraging, with just five locally acquired new cases announced today from more than 15,000 tests in the last 24 hours. All five locally acquired cases were contacts of known cases and already in isolation. The way NSW Health has managed this outbreak — and at… Read more »