The benefits of selfishness

- December 13, 2019 3 MIN READ

We live in a world where we now constantly strive to put others first and think outside of our inner circle to understand what we can do for the betterment of others and the planet. However Josephine Otim, a sought after change management specialist, suggests sometimes putting yourself first can benefit everyone. “You do your… Read more »


Xero and NAB join forces to streamline bill payments

- December 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

Cloud accounting solution Xero has integrated accounts payable functions on its platform with Australia’s largest business bank in move the company is calling a game-changer. Australian businesses using Xero that have NAB internet banking will be able to instruct multiple bill payments at a time through Xero and approve their bill payments anytime, anywhere, directly in… Read more »


Government slashes NDIS provider redtape

- December 11, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Speech pathologists, occupational therapist and assistive therapists will soon face less red tape when registering to provide services to clients as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The federal government has announced it will simplify the NDIS provider registration and audit process removing much of the regulatory burden faced by these small business… Read more »


Get your hospitality business shipshape for the holidays

- December 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

With Christmas almost upon us, it’s imperative that small business owners – particularly those in the hospitality industry – prepare for the festive season in advance, writes Ken Burgin, Head of Community and Events, SilverChef. From making sure there’s enough staff to cover the Christmas rush, to preparing for any cash flow issues as a… Read more »


How to use video to boost sales this holiday season

- December 10, 2019 3 MIN READ

The holiday season is upon us – with most retailers reporting it accounts for nearly 30 per cent of annual sales – but with fierce competition for market share, it can be a tough job to keep your business in the spotlight, writes Anna Ji, Director of Product and Growth at video creation platform Clipchamp.… Read more »


My Business Health to help businesses with pain points

- December 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) has launched a new site, My Business Health, aimed at improving the wellbeing of Australia’s small business owners. The My Business Health, site has been designed to provide holistic support to small business owners. It offers practical tips and information to assist small businesses with everyday issues.… Read more »


Local retailers to win out with consumers this Christmas

- December 9, 2019 2 MIN READ

Campaigns such as #buyfromthebush are impacting Australians spending habits this Christmas according to a new report by MYOB. MYOB’s research shows six in ten Australians say campaigns such as the drought relief efforts are encouraging them to buy local. Moreover, 64 per cent said they would be more likely to support a bricks and mortar… Read more »