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Tips to avoid ‘sickmas’ this Xmas

- December 24, 2019 5 MIN READ

While the festive season provides plenty of opportunities for people to catch up with family and friends it is also the time of year that can prove taxing for your mental and physical health. The added stress of the end of year deadlines, family celebrations that remind you of past dysfunctions, increased alcohol consumption and… Read more »

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From haunted houses to ‘destination venues’: How small businesses succeeded in 2019

- December 23, 2019 5 MIN READ

 Small businesses and entrepreneurs are vital to Australia, both socially and economically. From hip independent retailers and tech entrepreneurs to sustainable farmers and ‘destination cafes’, Australia is home to 2.1 million inspiring small businesses. The new year is a significant time for them as it presents an opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months… Read more »

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The tech trends boosting staff morale

- December 20, 2019 2 MIN READ

As technology continues to disrupt workplaces and industries, understanding and keeping abreast of the latest tech trends will be key to keeping staff motivated while giving your business the jump on the competition. So, what are the tech trends to watch out for in 2020? From Ai to machine learning, the rise of 5G and… Read more »

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Top retail tips to help stay competitive in 2020

- December 19, 2019 4 MIN READ

Australia’s retail industry has been facing some significant challenges over the past year, and unfortunately those challenges don’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Not only has the recent arrival of the retail giant Amazon created a new strain on Australia’s smaller retailers, but the rapid growth of retail technologies along with the increased… Read more »

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How tech is driving the workplace wellness revolution

- December 19, 2019 3 MIN READ

There’s a revolution going on in the workplace as more employees are demanding better conditions that take their wellness into account. After all, we spend a third of our lives at work, so doesn’t it make sense to include a wellness strategy as part of your working day? While wellness used to be the mainstay… Read more »

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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 »

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This sustainable coffee pod is heading to the US

- December 17, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Melbourne startup Pod & Parcel is taking their compostable coffee pods global, announcing they are launching into the US.  The coffee pod business was first launched in Melbourne in 2015 with an aim to bring sustainable barista-quality coffee to coffee lovers around Australia. Alarmed by the number of pods going to landfill, founders  Ben Goodman, … Read more »

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Disconnect if you want to make real connections

- December 16, 2019 4 MIN READ

In a fast-moving world, our ability to connect with ourselves and others in a meaningful way is getting more difficult. Sitting right at the heart of the challenge is our own relationship with technology, writes Phill Nosworthy. No one would deny that our favourite gadgets and devices enable us to do incredible things at work… Read more »