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Slow and steady wins the race this tax time

- May 31, 2024 2 MIN READ

  As tax season approaches, CPA Australia is advising Australians to take a cautious and deliberate approach to filing their tax returns. According to CPA Australia’s spokesperson Gavan Ord, rushing through tax returns can lead to mistakes that may delay refunds or necessitate re-lodging. “With cost of living pressures and the desire to ‘just get… Read more »


Report calls for action on gender biases in the workplace

- May 31, 2024 2 MIN READ

  The 2024 National Working Families Report, by Parents At Work and UNICEF Australia, reveals persistent gender biases in Australian workplaces and calls for actionable changes to support working parents and carers. Based on data from over 6200 working families, the report provides crucial insights and recommendations for employers and policymakers to better manage work-family… Read more »

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Ombudsman urges small businesses to prepare for 3G network shutdown

- May 31, 2024 < 1 MIN READ

  Australia’s 3G networks are closing down, a move that could significantly impact small businesses, according to Bruce Billson, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. Speaking with Becc Chave at ABC, Billson highlighted that while many businesses are aware of the impending shutdown, the impact on various operational technologies might be overlooked. “It’s… Read more »

KBB workshop feature

Early Bird tickets now on sale!

- April 16, 2024 < 1 MIN READ

Join Kochie and a team of small business experts for a hands-on day of intensive workshops designed to supercharge your business and position you for growth. Polish your sales and marketing skills and give your business strategy a refresh. Strictly limited to 30 places to ensure you get the solutions you need.

2024 is supported by woman's uplifted hands against a skyline

11 hacks to prepare for a challenging 2024

- January 31, 2024 3 MIN READ

  After a year of challenges and widespread uncertainty, Adam Jelic, founder and director of goal-setting stationery brand MiGOALS, is calling on Australians to embrace 2024 as the “year of recalibration, simplicity, and preparation for bluer skies”. As we navigate through these turbulent times, it’s crucial to recalibrate and step out of our default mode.… Read more »

Marketing AI

How you can use AI to boost your marketing: Six entrepreneurs tell all

- January 22, 2024 7 MIN READ

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm in recent years, progressing at an explosive pace, particularly since the introduction of Open AI’s ChatGPT a year ago. But how will it impact business? six entrepreneurs share  their thinking… Generative AI, the use of deep-learning AI models to generate new, high-quality content from text to… Read more »

DIPD nails- Natalie Stamp
Small Business

My start-up made 3 million in 3 years helping women invest in self care. This is how I did it

- November 30, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Melbourne Mum and entrepreneur Nadia Stamp is taking the Australian beauty industry by storm, with her revolutionary nail product, DIPD. Like many Australians, Nadia found herself without work during the pandemic, but she took the opportunity to dive into an innovative business idea that instantly took off. “I was trying to work out how… Read more »

jessi and family celebrate her side hustle
Small Business

How this mum is making $20K a month from her side hustle

- November 29, 2023 4 MIN READ

  Entrepreneur, designer, photographer and mum of two Jessi Evans-Marcius’s side hustle is helping Aussie businesses achieve professional product photos without the hefty price tag. Evan’s business, Backdrop Collective, is an Aussie first, delivering Australian-made premium quality double-sided vinyl backdrops that have taken the small business world by storm. The mum of two started her… Read more »