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Meditation is what keeps this former fashionista on track

- January 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

 Elise Catchlove is the founder and driving force behind meditation school, By Catchlove. After a decade working in the fast-paced fashion industry, including running her own clothing label, Elise felt unfulfilled and was itching for a change. Little did she know, ‘that change’ would become her life’s greatest mission and most gratifying move yet, for… Read more »

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5 cybersecurity tips for 2020

- January 14, 2020 6 MIN READ

Cybersecurity, whether you like it or not, is a hot and relevant topic these days, not just for business, but also for home users of technology. So, what do you need to know to keep your and your business’s data safe? The truth is, a lot, writes cybersecurity expert Martin Haak. And herein lies the problem.… Read more »

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Why Entrepreneurs need to get good at managing the unexpected

- January 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

Damage to confidence can be the beginning of the end for an entrepreneur. And nothing wreaks havoc like the unexpected. Entrepreneurs need confidence. Confidence, combined with skills, training and knowledge in their field, gives entrepreneurs the capacity to believe they can make a business successful, writes Alan Manly, author of The Unlikely Entrepreneur. When surprises… Read more »

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The six payroll changes employers need to know in 2020

- January 13, 2020 3 MIN READ

A new suite of major changes to employee awards and legislation will come into effect in 2020 and small businesses must comply with them or face consequences by the Fair Work Ombudsman. writes Tracy Angwin of the Australian Payroll Association.  Legislation and individual awards around employee entitlements change regularly. Organisations are required to comply with… 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 »

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Shout a virtual coffee to help bushfire affected communities

- January 8, 2020 2 MIN READ

Lakes Entrance local, Tenille Bull, has found a way to contribute to the long-term futures of many tourist-based businesses in the East Gippsland area suffering from the current bushfire catastrophe with the creation of a virtual shopping site: ‘It’s My Shout’. Bull says rebuilding the tourism of bushfire affected areas is a priority for many… Read more »

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Insuretech startup Coverhero launches hustle cover for freelancers

- January 7, 2020 2 MIN READ

Aussie insurtech company, Coverhero has announced its first product Hustle Cover, an instant and customisable income protection insurance product tailored for freelancers and those in the gig economy. With more than 1.5 million Australians now working as independent contractors, according to 2018 ABS data, Hustle Cover has been designed to cater to the change in… Read more »

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What women want in 2020

- January 3, 2020 2 MIN READ

Flexible working opportunities, diverse senior leadership teams, clear policies, company purpose beyond the dollars and leadership trumped networks, social activities and free lunches when it came to what women want in the workplace, according to The Leadership Institute’s study of over 800 working women. Dana Lightbody, CEO of The Leadership Institute and creator of the… Read more »

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Order an empty plate and help out our farmers this summer

- January 2, 2020 2 MIN READ

This summer, Matt Moran’s restaurants are supporting the Thankful4Farmers initiative by encouraging diners to order an ‘Empty Plate’ that will go directly towards supporting Australian farming and agricultural communities. Alongside the newly launched summer menus at Matt Moran’s participating restaurants, diners can purchase an empty entrйe plate for just $5 or a main plate for… Read more »

Features

How to get mentally prepared for 2020

- December 31, 2019 3 MIN READ

Every 5th person will experience a mental health issue in 2020. With stress and mental disorders on the rise, it’s crucial to craft a resilient vision to carry you through the highs and lows of 2020. Whether you’re a business owner or employee, these key actions could help develop resilience in  order to thrive over… Read more »