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'We need people to die': funeral businesses worry about slowdown in deaths

'We need people to die': funeral businesses worry about slowdown in deaths

Funeral operators say they've faced a quiet year so far - but the ageing population could boost business.

  • by Emma Koehn

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Yoga, meditation, decaf: Radek Sali buys into the wellness boom
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Yoga, meditation, decaf: Radek Sali buys into the wellness boom

The former chief executive of Swisse is using some of his $250 million windfall to buy into the Wanderlust festival.

  • by Cara Waters
We're in a world plagued by 'short-termism'
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We're in a world plagued by 'short-termism'

We're often forced to chase short-term gains, but fighting the urge to get a big win brings benefits.

  • by James Adonis
'Missing link': the invisible DNA spray helping catch crooks
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'Missing link': the invisible DNA spray helping catch crooks

Tania Jolley is taking her business international as the technology continues to attract interest.

  • by Cara Waters
How we can better help women in startups
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How we can better help women in startups

Events are one way to provide women with peers and role models in starting a business.

  • by Holly Stephens
'Devastating blow': Homewares business hit by apparent email scam
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'Devastating blow': Homewares business hit by apparent email scam

Sage and Clare owner Phoebe Bell says she feels 'stupid and naive' after paying $10,000 into what she thought was a supplier's account.

  • by Emma Koehn
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'It nearly broke me': Exiting a business is hard to do
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'It nearly broke me': Exiting a business is hard to do

Starting a business is the easy part, exiting is where things get difficult.

  • by Cara Waters
Top tips for realising the best value for your business
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Top tips for realising the best value for your business

The sale of your business can be used to fund retirement or as capital for other investments, so it’s important to get it right to maximise what you get.

  • by Olivia Maragna
‘Nice girls’ and Uber: Why the rating system is a gender trap
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‘Nice girls’ and Uber: Why the rating system is a gender trap

My crushingly low Uber rating might just be something to do with being a woman.

  • by Cara Waters
Sarah Wilson battles copycat I Quit Sugar range
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Sarah Wilson battles copycat I Quit Sugar range

The entrepreneur closed her business earlier this year but is battling a range of similar products made by her former manufacturer.

  • by Cara Waters
I like to think I'm a nice person but my Uber rating tells a different story
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I like to think I'm a nice person but my Uber rating tells a different story

As trust becomes increasingly important in a digital economy my low Uber rating is starting to hurt.

  • by Cara Waters