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'Downward spiral': Push for training, apprenticeships rethink

'Downward spiral': Push for training, apprenticeships rethink

Smaller operators say there should be more support to help them uncover and train talent.

  • by Emma Koehn

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Making money out of the business of throwing shade
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Making money out of the business of throwing shade

Beach tents and shade structures are increasingly common on beaches around Australia as small businesses get in on sun protection.

  • by Cara Waters
The simple fax: This 'dinosaur' of tech isn't dead yet

The simple fax: This 'dinosaur' of tech isn't dead yet

Businesses would like to turn off their fax machines for good: but for some, that's not an option.

  • by Emma Koehn
California dreaming: Why Aussie fintechs are looking abroad
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California dreaming: Why Aussie fintechs are looking abroad

Peter's company was born in Sydney, but he says he has no choice to shift his attention overseas, as he faces the prospect of dying by "1,000 knives".

  • by Emma Koehn
Sugar-free icy poles hit the market just in time for summer
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Sugar-free icy poles hit the market just in time for summer

This local startup is taking on the Zooper Dooper with a sugar-free alternative.

  • by Nina Hendy
How to get a summer holiday if you run a small business
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How to get a summer holiday if you run a small business

Allison Greenland remembers the time when she almost succeeded at taking a summer holiday.

  • by Kate Jones
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'Christmas for us is effectively over': Boxing Day sales come early
Retail

'Christmas for us is effectively over': Boxing Day sales come early

Christmas seems to come earlier every year but Boxing Day is also getting earlier with many online retailers kicking off sales on Friday.

  • by Cara Waters
Supermarket went to ‘extraordinary lengths’ for sacked domestic violence survivor
Domestic violence

Supermarket went to ‘extraordinary lengths’ for sacked domestic violence survivor

An unfair dismissal claim by an IGA employee who survived domestic violence has been dismissed by the Fair Work Commission.

  • by Cara Waters
Building a matriarchy: Women heading up family businesses
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Building a matriarchy: Women heading up family businesses

Meryl Dahlitz is one of a growing number of females taking the top job in family businesses.

  • by Cara Waters
'Everyone has time to sit down and have a coffee': Fitzroy cafe bans takeaway coffees
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'Everyone has time to sit down and have a coffee': Fitzroy cafe bans takeaway coffees

A Fitzroy cafe banning takeaway coffees is happy to risk losing customers just to make them slow down.

  • by Cara Waters
Life as a bisexual man at work
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Life as a bisexual man at work

Employers should make space for bisexual employees in their diversity policies and training programs.

  • by James Adonis