Australian drivers are increasingly keen to make their next car electric, but high prices and the limited range of available models are keeping many from making the switch. State and territory governments are investing in charging infrastructure and offering a range of incentives, such as rebates and tax exemptions, to reduce the financial burden. So, […]
Sugar cane straws to replace plastic and paper at 180 Australian cinemas. Eco startup Little Green Panda has formed a partnership with Independent Cinemas Australia (ICA) which will open the way for compostable, plastic-free straws to be served in 180 cinemas across the country. As a preferred partner of ICA, Little Green Panda will enable […]
Everything SMEs need to know about the Australasian Recycling Label This month the Australian Government released its first National Plastics Plan, setting out an exciting new approach for how Australia will tackle the plastic waste challenge. The Plan also highlighted a range of important sustainability deadlines that Australian small businesses need to be aware of […]
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2020 has thrown everything but the kitchen sink at Australian businesses – from COVID working restrictions and city-wide lockdowns to businesses operating with an online-only model. But throughout hardship and difficulty, we have witnessed businesses showing resilience, innovation and that “never say die” desire that makes Australians renowned around the globe. Using digital marketing practices, […]
How to know what to prioritize at work If I could boil down everything I have learned about productivity into one simple message, it would be this one: Do What Matters Most. Start your day with your most important task. Focus on your ONE thing. It’s easy to know why: If you get your highest […]
Due to the coronavirus restrictions, many businesses are having to temporarily close, and allow staff to help sustain operations via home working. Zurich Australia has provided some general advice on how to protect business premises during temporary closures. If the Government restrictions continue for a significant period, further action may be required. This guidance is […]
Stories of online criminals sending emails that look legitimate are all too common. There have been more than 13,500 reports of cybercrime from individuals and business to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in the past three months, which equates to one case being referred every 10 minutes. The actual figure is thought to be […]
Email compromise, where a scammer impersonates a business to request payments be transferred into a scammer’s bank account, cost Australian businesses over $60 million in losses in 2018, a 170 per cent increase of $22.1 million in 2017. Vigilance is key to protecting your business’s most valuable assets and this should be a year-long objective. […]
As summer approaches we start thinking about the potential threat of bushfires throughout Australia. A devastating time for everyone involved. It is worth thinking about what to do if you are at risk of a bushfire. The dry summer months are the danger time for bushfires in southern Australia, while northern Australia is most at […]
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