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Hair business moves on by moving up after devastating floods

The horror of the devastating flood pushed business owner Jodie Hackett into relocating her hair salon elsewhere to avoi...
data privacy, protect, procurement

Launch of first small-business cyber safety certification welcomed

An initiative of COSBOA with the Commonwealth Bank and Telstra, the Cyber Wardens pilot program will help upskill small-...
uncertain world, uncertainty, certainty

SME jobs growth slowing down due to economic uncertainty

Wages of employees in smaller enterprises grew by +4.4 per cent since September - the most significant growth was seen a...
data, privacy breaches, cyber incidents

How to identify cybersecurity threats and protect your small business

The more data that is accumulated, the more vulnerable a small business is to risks in both short- and long-term, even i...
asset write-off

Here’s how you can best protect your business and personal assets

Implementing a comprehensive asset-protection plan using business structures, related party issues as well as an estate ...
scammers

Rural businesses warned against rising incidences of scams

Farmers and small-business owners are reminded to first verify the existence of the seller purportedly selling machinery...

Small businesses at risk of exposure in the wake of Optus cyber breach

Savvy cybercriminals know that by taking on larger organisations they can then branch out and also large numbers of smal...
psychologically

Stigma around mental health still rife in the workplace

Despite efforts to improve mental health awareness, 84 per cent of people with a mental health issue were still judged o...

Cyber insurance – what your small business needs to know

As cybercrime costs are expected to increase by 15 per cent per year up until 2025, it is important to ensure you have c...

Is your small business protected from cybercrime?

Don't wait any longer - while there are many perks to being your own boss, protecting your business from cybercrime can ...