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Melbourne’s lockdown finally eases from this Friday

- October 17, 2021 3 MIN READ

Victoria’s latest lockdown will end at midnight on Thursday as vaccination rates hit key benchmarks. Melburnians, who now have the dubious honour of having endured the longest combined period of lockdowns in the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, will begin to return to a more normal life with the state expected to hit 90% first… Read more »

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Meet a few of the women leading the charge on International Rural Women’s Business Day

- October 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Updated October 15 2021 Innovative, resilient and passionate women all over rural and regional Australia are doing incredible things with small business, and on International Rural Women’s Day, we’re toasting their success! Resilient, innovative and passionate; three words to live by when you’re a woman running a small business in rural Australia. Hats off to… Read more »

women in business

Success drivers, career pathways and work-life balance: life as a woman in business in Australia

- October 14, 2021 3 MIN READ

According to new research by Pinstripe Media and Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN), work-life balance, a lack of confidence, and limited access to funding are among the hurdles facing female founders. The Way We Are: Australian Women in Business report canvassed entrepreneurs around Australia to get their opinions on the issues that matter most, from… Read more »

cyber security is an issue for many businesses

Aussie businesses are unprepared for cyber attack according to new research by GoDaddy

- October 13, 2021 2 MIN READ

One in five Australian businesses have already experienced a cyber attack according to research by GoDaddy and the majority of business owners are unprepared for cyber security threats. GoDaddy’s research found two-thirds of small businesses haven’t added protections to their website, and only 15 per cent would know how to handle an attack. The research… Read more »

business owners can now claim for the loss of perishable stock

‘Summer Holiday Stock Guarantee Grant’ to give security to small businesses as they reopen

- October 12, 2021 2 MIN READ

Businesses will now be able to claim compensation for the loss of perishable stock as the NSW government announces a new ‘Summer Holiday Stock Guarantee for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)’ grant. Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope said the Government wanted to ensure businesses could open with confidence and certainty without fear… Read more »