Five key tools that will make your workplace truly modern

- June 23, 2020 3 MIN READ

Organisations have evolved far beyond the anonymous cubicles and corner offices of the past. The workplace is now anywhere employees are located and, with a modern workplace, organisations can facilitate secure collaboration that empowers employees to work in ways that let them achieve their potential, writes Jaen Snyman, practice manager, modern workplace, Empired. A great… Read more »


PM warns government, businesses and services under cyberattack

- June 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the Australian government, businesses and services have come under attack by a sophisticated state-based cyber actor. “This activity is targeting Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure,” Morrison said.… Read more »


COVID-19 second-wave concerns worrying Aussies

- June 19, 2020 2 MIN READ

Aussies are more worried about a second-wave of coronavirus than the economic impact of the pandemic according to findings by Toluna and Harris. With winter upon us, nearly half (49 per cent)  of Australians surveyed said they’re more concerned about a second wave of COVID-19 than an economic downturn.  While four in ten (42 per… Read more »


10 tips to prepare for the post-stimulus environment

- June 19, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

It’s just 100 days til the government winds up its stimulus packages that have been propping up small business owners during the coronavirus crisis. If you want to survive and thrive post-stimulus these 10 tips from Jirsch Sutherland will kickstart you on the road to recovery. Plan Plan for the current conditions, the immediate post-stimulus… Read more »


Getting online a key driver for small business success

- June 18, 2020 2 MIN READ

New research by NBN Co has found digitisation is a key driver for small business success. A recent survey suggests a behavioural shift to shopping online is driving a small business boom. The Behavioural Change Survey of over 1000 Australians revealed almost half (49 per cent) of respondents had increased their online shopping during the… Read more »


2020 has been difficult but your tax return doesn’t need to be

- June 18, 2020 4 MIN READ

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) recognises that the small business community has experienced significant challenges this year. Therefore the ATO has devised a range of different approaches to support taxpayers and the community through this tax time. Assistant Commissioner Karen Foat said the ATO is aware many individuals, businesses and their tax agents will have… Read more »


9-steps to create a COVID-safe workplace

- June 17, 2020 4 MIN READ

From implementing extra cleaning of frequently touched surfaces to appointing a COVID-19 ‘champion,’ Lisa MacQueen co-founder of national anti-viral sanitisation company Cleancorp gives KBB the lowdown on how to keep your business and staff happy and healthy in the new physical distancing environment. At Cleancorp, we have had more than 1500 inquiries for our anti-viral… Read more »


ACCC says beware of Super early-access scams

- June 16, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The ACCC is warning small business owners and their employees about scammers taking advantage of the Australian government’s early access to super measures. The scammers are targeting businesses and individuals by a variety of means posing as government service providers with an aim of gaining access to personal and confidential information which would enable them… Read more »