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Meet the social enterprise transforming offices into art spaces

- February 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

Award-winning social enterprise, ColourSpace, is bringing art-as-a-service to Sydney, on a mission to turn cities into galleries supporting local artists. As Australia’s first art social enterprise, ColourSpace transforms staid environments into dynamic, carefully curated galleries – displaying and regularly changing art. Similar to fresh flower delivery services that brighten offices, ColourSpace curates a selection of… Read more »

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4 reasons your business should consider disability employment

- February 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

Many of Australia’s 4.37 million people with disability are still experiencing barriers to employment and according to disability employment experts, this issue is depriving businesses of a highly loyal and productive talent pool. The Social Deck’s recent Community Consultation Report for the Australian Government Department of Social Services, found that the majority of people with… Read more »

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Ombudsman says legislation needed to fix late payments

- February 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell says the voluntary Supplier Payment Code is ineffective and if the government is serious about getting big business to pay small business on time, legislation may be required. Carnell’s comments follow recent scandals surrounding reverse factoring in which certain larger corporations were miming data… Read more »

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10 awesome Aussie florists to check out this Valentine’s Day

- February 13, 2020 4 MIN READ

With Valentine’s Day just a sleep away, we thought we would shine a spotlight on 10 of the best independent Aussie boutique florists. These 10 incredible businesses from around Australia offer gorgeous floral creations. However, we know there are thousands of other amazing boutique florists out there so if you would like the chance for… Read more »

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Why you should build a personal brand alongside your business

- February 12, 2020 2 MIN READ

Every business owner should have a personal brand on social media because customers and clients connect with people, not products and services. It’s important for business owners because increasingly customers want to know the people behind the product. Consumers naturally trust individuals more than companies and organisations and feel more comfortable purchasing products from people… Read more »

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Businesses urged to protect themselves now from impact of coronavirus

- February 12, 2020 3 MIN READ

Aussie businesses impacted by the coronavirus are urged not to be complacent. Instead, they should seek help now to protect themselves according to national insolvency and business recovery firm, Jirsh Sutherland. Bradd Morelli, National Managing Partner, Jirsch Sutherland warns a head in the sand approach will not cut it. Businesses need to be proactive if… Read more »