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It’s Not Business as Usual for these startups today

- September 20, 2019 2 MIN READ

Tech unicorns Atlassian and Canva, along with leading startups Car Next Door, Future Super, Koala, Linktree and Sendle are among more than 2600 Australian businesses backing today’s student-led climate change strike under the Not Business As Usual coalition in a remarkable groundswell of business support. Millions of children worldwide are expected to take part in the global… Read more »

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9 things to help prevent your business being scammed

- August 13, 2019 3 MIN READ

More than half (53%) of small business owners are worried about being scammed  Yet only a third train staff in scam awareness and prevention  Australian SMBs lose an average of nearly $40,000 per scam Scams on small businesses are costing owners more than $20,000 a scam according to new research from Westpac. The Westpac State… Read more »

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ACCC calls for sweeping digital reforms and cracks down on Google and Facebook

- July 29, 2019 5 MIN READ

Australia’s consumer watchdog wants to lift the carpet on some of the world’s biggest and most powerful tech companies, especially Facebook and Google, to see how their greatest trade secrets work in sweeping changes to check their power in the nation’s digital economy. The final report of the landmark Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Digital… Read more »

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Power List: Meet Tim Reed

- July 22, 2019 4 MIN READ

MYOB’s Tim Reed is a rare breed among Australian CEOs, demonstrating an ability to adapt to changing circumstances much like the accounting software business he leads.  He’s also in tune with the company’s longevity and resilience. Earlier this month, MYOB marked 20 years since it first listed on the ASX – within a decade it… Read more »

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Power List: Meet Trent Innes

- July 18, 2019 6 MIN READ

  Trent Innes is a hero at Xero. An accountant with more than 20 years of experience, he first joined the cloud-based accounting platform’s Melbourne HQ in 2013 as National Sales Director, then in January 2016, became Xero Australia & Asia Managing Director, just a decade after its genesis on an apartment dining room table in Wellington, New… Read more »

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Science says coffee is not a cancer risk

- July 18, 2019 2 MIN READ

  If you’re reading this standing in a cafe queue, waiting for a latte on a work break, or guzzling your eighth espresso for the day while building your SME, we have an important announcement you need to read: Drinking coffee does not change your risk of being diagnosed with or dying from cancer. A… Read more »