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Long-term planning for business success

Findings from American Express have shown a definitive link between long-term business planning (looking three-five years in the future) and business success. The 2016 ‘American...

Banking red tape costing SMEs

Banking red tape cost 880,000 of Australia’s two million small and medium enterprises (SMEs) an average of four weeks’ productive time a year, costing...

#Instafood: Why food brands need to be on Instagram

By Kylie Lewis, founder of Of Kin. Food is the second most common subject among photos taken in Australia, according to studies, and the third...

Capgemini grows its digital innovation offering

Backelite, Capgemini’s multi-award-winning digital-design consultancy, officially launched in Australia this week, offering a full suite of digital services to create user-centric experiences for brands. Capgemini...

New country-of-origin labelling laws for food

Kathryn Edghill Lead Partner Kathryn is the lead partner of the firm’s Australian Competition Law practice with more than 25 years’ experience specialising in competition law...

Hays Recruitment study finds expectations disparity between bosses and employees

The report on staff engagement by recruiting experts Hays found a disparity of up to 13 per cent between what people say engages them...

World-first payment and point of sale system on one device

Commonwealth Bank and Kounta have teamed up to add a new POS app to CommBank’s market-leading eftpos tablet, known as Albert, to integrate a...

Is your technology creating a blur?

Igor Simic Marketing and Commercial Manager Igor is the Marketing and Commercial Manager at WorldSmart. With a career spanning more than 12 years across the technology...

American Express links with Square

Under a partnership between American Express and the San Francisco-based financial services company, Square, businesses in Australia are poised to be set up with...

New small businesses on the rise

New figures show the number of small businesses in Australia has increased by more than 21,500. Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer...

Suppliers and the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct

Is your grocery-supply agreement compliant? Last year was a big one for grocery suppliers. Following years of consultation with major food retailers and the Australian...

COSBOA: changes to tax and skills systems needed

Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA) has released its pre-budget submission, which outlines recommendations to grow the Australian economy and support small businesses...
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