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August 15, 2019
In an era where increasingly affordable technology innovations are helping small businesses compete on a nearly-level playing field with large enterprises, the business owners who will be most successful will be those...
August 15, 2019
Last week was Homelessness Week, an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. ...
August 14, 2019
Western Australia is the home to 7-Eleven Australia’s 700th store with the official opening of its new store in Banksia Grove, Western Australia. The company opened its first store in Western Australia back in October...
August 13, 2019
This week is Scams Awareness Week, where the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will be raising awareness about scams by asking people whether they are 'too smart to be scammed?’ This year the ACCC is...
August 13, 2019
Dynamic husband and wife team at Quest Bundoora, Ky and Mark O’Shea were named the Single Unit Franchisee of the Year for VIC/TAS at the Franchise Council of Australia awards event last week. The Regional Franchisee of...
August 13, 2019
A Brisbane pizza store has set a new Australian record for fast food – consistently delivering freshly-made pizzas to customer’s houses in less than six minutes for an entire week. The record is considered a milestone...
August 8, 2019
Swimart’s annual conference proved the Australian dream of pool ownership is very much alive – albeit smarter and smaller – and that the local pool shop has evolved from selling chlorine and fixing pumps to providing...
August 8, 2019
Australian-owned Zarraffa’s Coffee has officially opened its doors to a new $20 million national headquarters and bespoke café experience – Kiwanda Café. The new headquarters houses a modern open-plan head office space...
August 8, 2019
The nature of work is changing. Employees are demanding smarter, more collaborative environments, flexibility and digital rich workspaces. Unfortunately, many businesses get it wrong, delivering environments that...
August 7, 2019
Coffee lovers rejoice! This month, you can get your hands on free coffee at 7-Eleven stores nationwide. All you need to do is bring a reusable coffee cup to enjoy 7-Eleven’s popular freshly ground coffee for free.  7-...
August 7, 2019
The Franchise Council of Australia has welcomed recommended changes to the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code, following a review by the office of the Small Business and Family Ombudsman. “The complexity of the code has...
August 7, 2019
Heavy workloads and high-stress levels. Are employees stressed, working long hours or skipping breaks as they struggle to meet the demands of their jobs? Work-related stress is the second most common compensated illness...

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