Inspired living: Cultivating self-motivation and purpose

18 July

Self-inspiration is a transformative process, igniting our internal drive and pushing us toward our goals with newfound energy and enthusiasm.  It is the spark that fuels our passion, creativity, and resilience. Inspiration is not a fleeting moment...[Read More]

What you need to know about home improvement

18 July

Embarking on a home improvement can be an exciting and rewarding process. It can transform your living space and increase the value of your property. With so many informative videos and other great resources online, there’s a thriving culture...[Read More]

A comprehensive guide to managing personal finances

18 July

The importance of personal financial planning can’t be overstated, regardless of your age. Proper financial planning can offer a safety net for you and your family while giving you the freedom to make informed choices. Many adults worry about the...[Read More]

What insurances do sole traders need?

18 July

There are lots of reasons to be a sole trader – to simplify your business or  if you’re just starting out are some of the common ones.  Maybe you’re an artist or graphic designer working from home. Perhaps you’ve got a side hustle as a...[Read More]

Online shopping spree despite cost-of-living crisis

18 July

Online retail therapy is still booming despite the cost-of-living crisis putting pressure on Australian wallets. Even with inflation leading to more expensive groceries, interest rates remaining high and wages staying relatively stagnant,...[Read More]

How to avoid being scammed online by hackers

18 July

Criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their approach to online scams, with ‘social engineering’ a common tool used by fraudsters.  Helping staff to understand how social engineering works is one of the most important frontline...[Read More]

Signs point to slow start for economy in new year

18 July

Australian consumers and business face the prospect of a sluggish economy through early 2025, according to leading indicators. An index of future-focused data points compiled by Westpac and Melbourne Institute “marginally improved” in June while...[Read More]

New poll shows cost of living issues hurting government

18 July

Federal Labor is falling behind in the polls, with a new survey showing cost of living pressures are denting its standing with voters. The government’s primary vote remains at 28 per cent, against a rise for the coalition to 38 per cent, from 36...[Read More]

Love & AI: the artificial intimacy of being understood

17 July

With artificial intelligence quickly seeping into everyday life, health experts question whether the popularity of mental health chatbots and digital lovers will alter the way people connect. Digital companions such as the ones on California-based...[Read More]

Doctors call for AI rules to prevent medical mistakes

17 July

Australian doctors are using AI tools, including ChatGPT, to deal with patients every day despite a lack of guidelines or oversight from the nation’s medical regulator, an inquiry has heard. Healthcare experts revealed the issue at the Senate’s...[Read More]

Fifteen new Bushmasters to be built in Victoria

17 July

They’re the defence vehicles that have become a symbol of Ukrainian resistance against Russia, and now, millions more will be spent to create more to be used by Australian forces. The federal government has announced a $45 million contract to...[Read More]

Navigating ownership changes: A comprehensive guide for business owners

11 July

Changing a business’s ownership structure can be a complex process, often necessitated by various circumstances, such as partnership disputes, divorce, retirement, or the sale of the business.    Regardless of the reason, it’s crucial to...[Read More]

Cash flow and how to manage it

11 July

Has your business experienced negative cash flow and left you feeling stressed? Learn about cash flow and how to manage it with confidence in this post.   Company owners usually struggle with the need to strike a balance between their income and...[Read More]

Steps for your business to take following a cyber data breach

11 July

It’s not if but when a business will experience a cyber breach. Which means it’s vital to be prepared before one happens.  The first step for a small business experiencing a cyber breach is to enact its cyber security incident response...[Read More]

How will ESG risks impact my small business?

11 July

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies and planning are fast becoming a necessity for businesses, rather than a nice-to-have.   It’s not just big corporates – even the smallest enterprises should consider ESG risks and how to...[Read More]