Buy now pay later comes to small business

- May 1, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Independent retailers will now be able to offer customers an alternative payment system with the announcement that Vend and Afterpay have joined forces. Afterpay’s buy now, pay later solution is alreacy used by over 14,000 retail merchants Australia-wide, across a number of large-scale bricks-and-mortar stores, as well as online retailers of various sizes. Now Afterpay… Read more »


What is your work happiness index?

- April 30, 2018 4 MIN READ

Last year Curtin University in collaboration with Making Work Absolutely Human (mwah.),  delivered a report that suggested the average man can expect to spend half their lives working and the average woman 38 per cent.  Twelve months later little has changed. Australians are expected to spend 20 billion hours at work this month. Yikes! Why… Read more »


Discipline + focus + passion = growth says Netsuite’s VP Jim McGeever

- April 25, 2018 2 MIN READ

Kicking off the keynote at this year’s Suiteworld in Las Vegas, NetSuite Executive Vice President, Jim McGeever, suggested discipline and focus were essential ingredients in driving business growth. Ostensibly there to announce an array of product innovations to the popular brand’s suite of business solutions, McGeever took the opportunity to reveal the strategies behind the… Read more »


Machine learning, AI and the cloud at Suiteworld

- April 25, 2018 2 MIN READ

The future of business is in the cloud, according to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. Speaking at Suiteworld, Hurd described the shift to the cloud as an “irresistible force” that was disrupting business all over the world. Much like the uptake of mobile phones, which accelerated rapidly over the late nineties, the use of cloud solutions… Read more »


Fresh take on R&D tax incentives

- April 24, 2018 4 MIN READ

Mining the smart economy with a fresh take on R&D tax incentives In the wake of the mining boom, Australia is boosting efforts to ‘mine the smart economy’, with a promise to overhaul the $3 billion Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive in the May budget. Treasurer Scott Morrison has revealed the new-look incentive will… Read more »


AI is coming to the cloud with NetSuite

- April 24, 2018 2 MIN READ

Artificial Intelligence, Data and Insights… The holy trinity of business intelligence… Even small business owners know the power that these three wield when it comes to seeking answers on customer retention, product insights, e-commerce and inventory. Now leading cloud ERP vendor, NetSuite, has announced AI will be coming to the brand’s suite of cloud applications,… Read more »


Federal Minister for Small Business to launch 360 Business Expo

- April 20, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The 360 Business Expo is shaping up to be two days of inspirational activity and knowledge for Australia’s small businesses, with a number of high profile speakers announced. Amongst those with advice to share is serial entrepreneur Dale Beaumont, owner of Australia’s number one business education program Business Blueprint who will be delivering sage advice… Read more »


Getting a 360 view of business

- April 19, 2018 3 MIN READ

Jason Greehaigh aims to give small business owners the opportunity to gain insights on all areas of business with his new 360 Business Expo. “Having been an owner of a small business for the past 19 years, I know the many and varied challenges facing SME business owners, entrepreneurs and startups,” Greehaigh tells Kochie’s Business… Read more »