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5 HR priorities your business needs in 2024

- November 15, 2023 3 MIN READ

With a raft of new technology, workplace culture and leadership trends on the way, HR in Australia is changing and businesses will need to reset and refocus to get the best out of their workforce in 2024, explains Neal Woolrich, Director, HR Advisory, Gartner The annual Gartner HR Priorities Survey highlights the top five areas… Read more »

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Yeah, nah: Optus is down nationally – and hours later, the telco still doesn’t know why

- November 8, 2023 2 MIN READ

  More than 10 million Optus business and personal customers across Australia have lost communications on Wednesday across Australia, leaving them without internet access or the ability to make or receive calls, with several telcos using the Optus network also offline. The problems, which are believed to have started around 4am, have effected everything from… Read more »

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Scam season is here! Top 5 scams to beware!

- November 8, 2023 3 MIN READ

  The holidays are fast approaching which means businesses need to ensure they have effective cybersecurity measures in place ahead of the peak season for scams.  After a year that saw breaches to some of the largest financial institutions and businesses in Australia, the holidays are set to see a significant rise in cybercrime, warns… Read more »

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Dogcity crowned Australia’s Favourite Family Business

- October 30, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Dogcity has been declared the winner of Kochie’s Business Builders annual Australia’s Favourite Family Business competition. Now in its sixth annual year, the competition held in association with KPMG Australia aims to celebrate the very best of Australian family businesses. Dogcity emerged as the crowd favourite out of twelve outstanding finalists, following a nationwide… Read more »

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BioPak’s sustainable growth: A technology-driven journey with NetSuite

- October 20, 2023 3 MIN READ

In the world of sustainable packaging, BioPak stands out as a trailblazer, committed to creating a waste-free environment. Founded in 2008 with a mission to revolutionise the packaging industry, BioPak has emerged as a leading brand dedicated to providing innovative and sustainable solutions. At the helm of BioPak’s technological evolution is Jan Cerny, the Chief… Read more »

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Women for the World report reveals a generational divide in the fight for gender equality

- October 17, 2023 2 MIN READ

  A new study by Caritas Australia, The Women for the World report, reveals attitudes towards gender equality are vastly different amongst Australians depending on their generation. The report found noticeable differences in how discrimination is perceived and in whether gender equality and gender equity are an issue. Generational issues aside, Kirsty Robertson, CEO of… Read more »

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How to save time by using AI automation in your business

- September 28, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation are revolutionising the business landscape. Optimising routine processes and tasks using these technologies can provide significant benefits in an age where time is a valuable asset, explains Adam Stewart, founder of Digital Bond Marketing. Understanding AI and Automation AI refers to machines or computer systems capable of performing tasks that… Read more »

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Why so many businesses struggle to grow beyond $2M

- September 27, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Based on Australian business statistics, it appears that only 7 per cent of all Australian businesses break through $2M in sales turnover. Why so few? asks Jenny Stilwell, strategy advisor and business mentor. It is important to note when viewing these figures that a large proportion of these entities will never have more than two… Read more »

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Government’s $41million boost to skills training and apprenticeships for small businesses

- September 25, 2023 2 MIN READ

The Albanese government is going all-in on its efforts to upskill Australians, focusing on the education needed for the future job market. The Minister for Skills and Training, Brendan O’Connor, announced a further $ 31 million in funding to turbocharge the new TAFE Centres of Excellence and approximately $10 million to develop higher and degree… Read more »