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5 reasons entrepreneurs are a special breed of people

- February 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Anyone who knows an entrepreneur fully appreciates that entrepreneurs are a special breed. Even the unusual sound of the word ‘entrepreneur’ gives an early warning of something different. ‘Entrepreneur’ is one of the purely French words that make up 29% of the English language, writes Alan Manly, CEO of Universal Business School Sydney (UBSS) and… Read more »

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Five ways to revamp your business in 2021

- February 22, 2021 4 MIN READ

With more than 2 million Australians starting to shop online for the first time in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners must ensure their plans for this year match the way Aussies are searching and shopping in an increasingly digital world, writes Alison O’Brien, Head of Mid-Market & SMB, PayPal Australia. The… Read more »

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How to choose the right business structure for you

- February 16, 2021 3 MIN READ

Starting a business? Many people slip from being employed into being an independent contractor, keeping it unofficial until the concept gains traction and there’s scope for a legitimate business to take shape. At this point, you can start looking at the direction you’d like to take, writes Sonia Gibson, Director at Accounting Heart Chartered Accountants.… Read more »

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How to value your business: Make sure you don’t settle for less than you’re worth

- February 4, 2021 3 MIN READ

The value of a business is more than its cash flow. Although many Australian business owners and management teams have been left pondering their future after a turbulent 12 months, it is important for those moving towards a sale or capital event not to automatically settle for a lower valuation. Instead, businesses should focus on… Read more »