Features

How to take control of your money in 2020

- January 21, 2020 3 MIN READ

So, you’ve packed away the Christmas tree, put away the good silverware and finally taken the time to think about where you are headed financially for 2020. If like many at this time of year, you find yourself with no savings, a credit card debt and no idea where your money is going, then Susan… Read more »

Finance

How a CFO on-call transformed this business

- January 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

Jenny Marsh is the owner of a successful franchise business ATM2GO, which since 2011 has been providing the convenience of cash to events and businesses through ATM services. With 17 ATM2GO franchisees based all over Australia, Jenny says that she was finding it difficult to keep track of and properly understand her business’s numbers due… Read more »

Features

5 reasons why you should prioritise workplace health

- January 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

Leading workplace safety organisation SAI Global is urging employers to prioritise the wellbeing of their employees, revealing five important benefits of doing so.  Rod Beath, workplace safety specialist at SAI Global, says while employers are accustomed to looking at how they can implement changes in the business that prevent physical injuries, they are less confident… Read more »

HR

7ways to grow a successful coaching business

- January 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

The personal development industry is booming across the world and in fact, according to a study by the ICF & PWC coaching within this, is the second fastest growth industry worldwide. Demand for coaching in all areas is higher now than ever before, and is a billion dollar industry. Which means, the allure to become… Read more »

Features

Three ways the new open banking scheme can benefit small business

- January 1, 2020 3 MIN READ

A huge change is already underway in Australia’s banking sector. And, in January, consumers and businesses can finally experience some of its benefits first-hand, writes Steve Kemp, Head of Financial Institutions Partnerships APAC and Emerging Markets, Intuit. Since last year, regulators, Australia’s Big Four banks (NAB, Commonwealth, ANZ and Westpac) and a test working group… Read more »

Features

Serious about diversity & inclusion: here’s how your small biz can compete with the corporates

- December 27, 2019 3 MIN READ

It’s a common misconception that diversity and inclusion is an issue exclusive to large organisations that employ huge teams across varied corporate sectors. Big business garners a lot of attention because, from a historical perspective, vast groups of society have been excluded from the workforce. In reality, diversity and inclusion is a societal issue for… Read more »

Features

Budgeting for the summer shutdown

- December 17, 2019 2 MIN READ

With the new year fast approaching, Aussies are eagerly planning some time off work to enjoy the warm weather — however, time off is a luxury many small businesses simply can’t afford. For some small business owners, summer can be the busiest time of the year. For others, it can be a slow period where… Read more »

Features

Christmas party fails and how to avoid them

- November 24, 2019 2 MIN READ

Employers and employees across Australia are in full swing to celebrate a year of hard work with a Christmas party or social function. As well as making sure everyone has a good time, employers and their staff need to be aware of some of the risks that can arise through social interaction outside the usual… Read more »

Business Basics

How employers can help address domestic violence

- November 24, 2019 3 MIN READ

November 25 is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Australia domestic violence continues to be an issue for many women, so how can employers help those who may be experiencing abuse? Marcela Slepica, Clinical Director AccessEAP offers advice that can assist businesses in developing domestic violence policies to create safe… Read more »