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44 – Casual Employment Changes – A Good News Story for Employers

April 20, 2022

Recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) change the workplace entitlements and obligations for casual employees. These changes came into effect on 27 March 2021. In February 2021 (episode 24) Paul Cripps and Philip van den Heever discussed the changes that were in the pipeline for casual employment. Paul Cripps from PK […]

43 – Can Government Grants Really Help Your Business?

April 20, 2022

You might be surprised to find out just how many different government grants and assistance programs are on offer. Depending on your specific business and the markets you supply to, different grants might be applicable. Is your business leaving cash on the table? By not taking advantage of government grants and incentives which may be […]

42 – 12 Things That Can Go Wrong When Selecting a Business Structure

April 20, 2022

When selecting a business structure for a small business, there is a cheap way and an expensive way. The cheap way is to do it right first time – by getting advice from an experienced professional. But the expensive way is commonly disguised as the ‘low-cost’ method. Make sure you consider the real costs of setting a […]

41 – Landing Pages – How Do They Help Your Business?

April 20, 2022

Landing pages are often dismissed as a cheap alternative to websites. Phil Wendell from Click Click Media explains how every business can use landing pages as part of their marketing strategy to target new customers. By using landing pages, you can quickly and easily test your market and get feedback.  How much did I invest […]

40 – What is RegTech and How Does It Help Me?

April 20, 2022

What is RegTech? How does it affect my business? What should I be doing? According to Deloitte, “RegTech (Regulatory Technology) is more than a buzzword, it is a very real movement that is already having an impact on regulatory compliance.” Deborah Young, CEO of the RegTech Association explains what RegTech is, and how RegTech is […]

39 – Tax Planning: How Your Business Can Benefit

April 20, 2022

Tax planning is a legitimate strategy all business owners can take advantage of to minimise tax. Tax planning is not just for big business. Every business can take advantage of some simple strategies to reduce tax this financial year. Paul Sweeney, Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Agent,  explains some simple strategies to reduce tax this […]

38 – Does the 2021 Federal Budget Help Your Business?

April 20, 2022

The Australian economy’s recovery from COVID-19 is well underway. The Federal Budget is focused on securing Australia’s recovery and rebuilding. It is a plan to invest rather than reform. Many have argued that it is a bland budget, missing the opportunity to deliver more tax cuts to help business owners. So how do the measures […]

37 – Unfair Dismissal

April 20, 2022

What is unfair dismissal?  Who can apply for it? How does the Commission consider cases before it? For many employers, unfair dismissal can be a roadblock that prevents them from hiring because they don’t have a good understanding of unfair dismissal and it’s associated risks. It’s useful for businesses to understand which employees can apply […]

36 – Understanding How Emotional Intelligence Affects Workplace Success

April 20, 2022

Are you struggling to engage your employees who are working from home? Do you want better ways to support your remote team? Find out more about emotional intelligence and how a greater understanding of this skill can affect your business and help you all work as a cohesive team. Managing remote workforces has its challenges. […]

35 – How Business Networks Can Help Your Business Be Successful

April 20, 2022

Have you thought about trying networking but not sure where to start? Maybe you’re not sure what you’ll get out of it or if it will be worthwhile? Sandra Zalud from Liberty Network Services shares her experiences with business networking as a small business owner. Sandra found one important benefit that she received from business […]

34 – What Happens When I Have a Cyber Security Breach?

April 20, 2022

PART 2 of our look at cyber security and the insurance you need to protect your business. In this episode, we look at what happens if there’s a cyber attack and I have to make a claim? What’s the process? Join Dave Ferris (Davelcorp Insurance Brokers) and Luke Iacovelli (UNITECH Solutions) as they dive into […]

33 – How Does Cyber Insurance Work?

April 20, 2022

Is your business appropriately protected from cyber crime? Do you have specific cyber insurance coverage? Many small and medium businesses don’t understand the issues involved and are at risk of costly cyber attacks. In the past, it was the mega companies that were being hacked and they had teams of cyber loss control staff trying […]

90 – Getting Your Start-Up Investment Ready

Are you ready to grow your start-up but not sure how to attract funding? It is important to have your business ready before you try to gain investors. Roshan Sidhu from Frank Law looks at some important things you need to do to make your business investment ready: Make sure your business structure, documentation and processes are […]

91 – Why You Should Automate Your Business Processes

Are you feeling time-poor in your business? Maybe you’re looking for ways to free up time in your busy days? Automation is the key! Learn how some simple strategies and tools can help you make better use of your time.  Your business will be more productive and efficient. Some of these time-saving strategies include: Develop […]

92 – Getting Started with Automation

Following on from our episode on the benefits of automation, Paul Sweeney (Pretium Solutions) takes a closer look at how you can get started using automations. First of all, it’s important to decide what would benefit from automation. Some of the key things to look for in tasks are as follows: Is it a repetitive […]

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