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The future faces of on-line business?

Meet the “savvy” high-schoolers who created a booming e-commerce platform during COVID-19 This has not been an easy year to launch a new business. But, three high school students from Strathcona Girls Grammar have done just that. And, after a successful soft launch, they’re preparing for growth. Pre-COVID-19, aspiring entrepreneurs Audrey Hillard, Kate Henry and […]

Digital defamation – how to protect your business online

Until recently, Australia’s defamation laws hadn’t seen significant change since 2005 – when Facebook was only one year old and iPhones didn’t exist – but we’re now on the precipice of a defamation law “digital makeover”. While cases continue to go before the courts and reforms are introduced and tested, uncertainty remains about who is […]

Are you ready for an emergency?

The National Preparedness Week, 31 August – 6 September 2020, an initiative of the Australian Red Cross, helps individuals and businesses plan for emergencies. Australian Red Cross, Chief Executive Officer, Judy Slatyer said, “What we know from working in disasters for over 100 years, is being prepared can make an emergency less stressful, give people […]

How to give your business a data protection health check ami...

The coronavirus continues to hurt the wellbeing of each and everyone one of us, affecting everyday life and the global economy. Office shutdowns have been ordered by governments and many businesses are now working with an entirely remote workforce for the first time. Keeping productivity as high as possible and eliminating IT-led outages is going […]

Deliver at all costs: The three secrets to landing and keepi...

More than a decade ago, my co-founder Tim Molloy and I were selling neckties across a few locations in Melbourne and Sydney. We had quality stock and it was a high-margin product, so for a few years, we did really well out of it. Then, thanks to a combination of changing fashion (where officewear trended […]

Amid the stories of business collapses, there are some winne...

In a factory in Sydney’s south, Merna Taouk is bundling up fresh crumpets which will be packed and shipped directly to someone’s doorstep. She wears (She’s wearing) her signature headscarf, resembling the logo which adorns the packaging of her eponymous crumpet brand. While Ms Taouk’s likeness is instantly recognisable, her business looks very different than […]

What’s the rub on cleaning and disinfection?

One of the changes borne out of the COVID-19 pandemic is increased mindfulness about cleanliness and sanitation to help stem the spread of the disease. With most people having become neat freaks over the past few months, businesses make sure to keep their premises clean to avoid violating health regulations and facing possible liability in […]

Why coronavirus has made the password manager a must-have se...

The names of their children or the football team they support, coupled with the year of their birth…when it comes to creating online passwords, plenty of people don’t try all that hard to be creative. Many are also big on recycling – using the same weak combination of letters and numbers to secure multiple online […]

What does government’s $1.67 billion cybersecurity funding m

The federal government unveiled its cybersecurity strategy last week that will see a $1.67 billion investment into enhancing Australia’s cybersecurity. The Australian Cyber Security Strategy 2020 will invest the amount over ten years with the aim of achieving a vision of creating a more secure online world for Australians. According to VMware Carbon Black’s 2020 […]

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The future faces of on-line business?
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Digital defamation – how to protect your business online
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Are you ready for an emergency?
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The coronavirus continues to hurt the wellbeing of each and everyone one of us, affecting ...
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Deliver at all costs: The three secrets to landing and keeping big business clients
More than a decade ago, my co-founder Tim Molloy and I were selling neckties across ...
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Amid the stories of business collapses, there are some winners during the coronavirus pandemic
In a factory in Sydney's south, Merna Taouk is bundling up fresh crumpets which will ...
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What’s the rub on cleaning and disinfection?
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