The Commissioner has filed a submission with the Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme, and has raised a number of concerns regarding the Scheme and made suggestions designed to improve the Scheme in order to create a climate in which small businesses are encouraged to create employment, rather than seeing the creation of jobs as a financial and regulatory burden.
If you’re in the startup phase of your business you’ll understand that you can’t just sit there waiting for customers and clients to seek you out. A very small percentage will hit the jackpot and find a niche that spirals them into immediate success but sadly for the majority us we will need to seek out our customers and clients.
The March 2012 MYOB Business Monitor report revealed businesses without a website are missing out on higher revenue, better sales conversion and a greater number of customer leads – benefits enjoyed by their online peers. Businesses with a website also had more sales in their pipeline and were more positive about the economy’s future.
ANZ Innovyz START today announced the ten companies that have been selected for the coveted three-month accelerator program launched by Innovyz and ANZ. Since its launch on February 24, the ANZ Innovyz START program received over 130 Australian and International applicants.
SportBizInsider aims to be the leading, independent source for administrators, decision makers and stakeholders at all levels of the sport industry in Australia and New Zealand, by becoming the source of relevant news, analysis, opinion, features and insights on ‘The Business Side of Sport’.
Social media is a powerful force for businesses of all sizes, allowing them to connect with millions of potential customers in a timely, intimate and interactive way. And unlike other forms of marketing and advertising, it’s low-cost, greatly leveling the playing field for small-to- medium businesses.
The ‘PushStart FinTech Forum’ will feature a panel of leading Australian FinTech startups and financial services industry representatives discussing emerging global trends in the space and challenges and opportunities for Australian FinTech startups looking to succeed in both local and global markets.
New mobile technology solutions to safeguard against museum theft and help rural veterinarians on their patrols are among innovative projects supported by the NSW Government to improve the effectiveness of government services and support growth in the State’s digital economy.
For many early stage businesses in Australia, access to funding is the number one barrier to growth. With most young businesses having little by the way of tangible assets, heading down the bank path often leads to a dead end. Investor sentiment suggests that money isn’t the problem; the common challenge investors face is finding suitable businesses to invest in. With little done in Australia to educate small business owners on becoming investor ready, it’s no wonder so few entrepreneurs access the level of funding they require.
Leap represents an entirely new way to interact with your computers. It’s more accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than a touchscreen. For the first time, you can control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand and finger movements.
The site PowerBuy IT is still fairly new, and it is growing at a massive rate. They help Australian businesses get the best possible deal on popular IT brands such as HP, Dell, Lenovo, Apple and much more. They provide cash-backs and coupons on range of popular IT products.
If you have not heard of entrepreneur Jeremy Haines yet, then you need to visit his business Purpose.com and check it out. He is an Activist and an Entrepreneur, combining these skills to be a driving force of good in the world. Jeremy co-founded Avaaz.org, now the world’s largest online political movement, GetUp.org, the Australian political movement with more members than all of Australia’s political parties combined, and an advocacy group in the 2004 US presidential elections that raised millions in online donations to tell the stories of a group of women whose loved ones were in Iraq.
Learn about the 5 step sequence to put in motion to become a go to peros in your industry – a key person of influence.
Speakers on the day include Marc Johnstone, Kylie Bartlett, Andrew Griffiths, Ian Elliot and Daniel Priestly and over the 8 hours, each will deliver a potent talk to arm you with simple and proven business methods for becoming highly valued, highly paid and recession proof no matter what your area of expertise.
Every entrepreneur should have a mentor because having one can help you manage your business better. There are a lot of available resources in the internet like industry developments, business journals and other related news to your business. In some cases, your friends, family and network contacts also serve as good references in handling your business.