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Cyber criminals aren’t in lockdown

  The Australian Cyber Security Centre received more than 67,500 cybercrime reports in 2020-21, that’s a staggering one incident every eight minutes!!!! Many of these incidents were targeting businesses resulting in business losses from email scams alone surging past $50,000 on average. ACSC chief Abigail Bradshaw said...


Avoiding Growing Pains

Growth is a major goal for any business. You have no doubt heard it said before that, if your business isn’t growing, it’s dying. However, not all growing businesses are healthy businesses. Many people believe that as a business grows the risks associated with that business...


BIG DATA, small data

The phrase “data is the new oil” was coined by Clive Humby, the genius behind Tesco’s loyalty card almost a decade ago.  It is a great metaphor – just like oil, in its rawest form, data is almost useless. But when oil is refined it...


Are you thinking about starting a new business?

It seems that every time we read the news, there’s a new start-up emerging and yes, it is true that many new businesses are started in times of economic uncertainty.  When the economy stumbles, job insecurity tends to follow and this leads to people thinking...


New year, new resolutions, make them SMART.

2020 has been a difficult year for most of us and especially so for small business owners.  We have had to steer our businesses through the Covid-19 storm, being lashed from side to side by the uncertainties and left wondering how and when the turmoil...