Accounting software provider Xero has unveiled Xero Learn, an educational platform looking to help everyone from university students through to small business owners develop their financial literacy. The platform is populated with more than 100 courses taking students through core and advanced accounting and financial literacy skills. The platform allows users to set up dummy… Read more »
Sitting at a rate of 20 to 25 percent, a 2017 report from the University of Melbourne put the likelihood of child poverty in single-parent families as ‘very high’, significantly higher than the rate of 10 percent in the wider community. The report also found home ownership rates for single parents are also the lowest… Read more »
Small business owners and startup founders are struggling to make superannuation and end of financial year tax payments, a new survey has found. The latest MYOB Snapshot, an online survey of a portion of the company’s customers, found one in four owner operators are not currently making any superannuation payments, while almost three in five… Read more »
Fashion business Showpo has swept this year’s Online Retail Industry Awards, taking out the online retailer of the year award and the best international conqueror, best site optimisation and design, and best social commerce initiative awards to boot. The Daily Edited, meanwhile, took out the award for best omnichannel customer service, while Catch won the… Read more »
Global ecommerce and shipping company Pitney Bowes has partnered with Sydney parcel delivery startup Sendle to help small to medium businesses with their shipping. The partnership will see Sendle power the company’s SendPro shipping platform in Australia. SendPro will offer customers a national flat rate, including pickup and delivery guarantees, from Sendle, while Pitney Bowes… Read more »
As the business landscape alters and industries are disrupted, one area that grows in importance is data collection. Smart businesses realise that it is generally more costly in money and energy to attract new clients than to retain existing ones. Those companies that have the ability to analyse the data that they collect can also… Read more »
The true measure of a manager lies within their leadership abilities. But, most people believe leaders are a result of nature, not nurture. COO of national real estate franchise Stockdale and Leggo, Anna Thomas disagrees. Leaders are created, not born. To think otherwise keeps managers from stepping up their game and thinking as visionaries.… Read more »
On February 16 we will bid goodbye to the Fire Rooster and welcome a new Chinese year to the fore. 2018 will bring the dawn of the Earth Dog, ending two years of fire rule (in the Rooster and Monkey) which brought about unpredictable and impulsive conditions. Chinese astrologists predict the Year of the… Read more »
Do you trust and follow your intuition in business? The world’s most successful entrepreneurs live and die by it.
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If things are turning pear-shaped for your business, if you feel like you’re flogging a dead horse, and if you’ve exhausted all avenues of a financial resurgence than it may be time to call it a day… or find a new venture. It’s perfectly okay to pursue new opportunities, but it’s not okay to jump… Read more »