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With more and more companies accepting and making payments in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is it time for your business to catch the digital wave? It’s already possible to buy anything from beer to books and pizza to real estate in Bitcoin, with new companies announcing...

In the middle of what experts have dubbed a fourth industrial revolution, there are plenty of developments to try to stay on top of. Here are four of the most important technological and business trends for small business owners to be aware of in 2018.  Virtual reality...

Knowing your figures and keeping a lid on costs can help your small business survive challenging times. In March 2017, Australia took the record for the longest period of uninterrupted economic growth in the developed world. But while business owners have enjoyed 26 years of good...

Swedish-Australian ‘global futurist’ Anders Sorman-Nilsson says Amazon’s arrival down under will do more than just put some retailers out of business – it’ll change the way businesses across a wide range of industries operate. Many Australian businesses spent much of 2017 bracing themselves for the local launch of...

The reality is that all companies, large or small are targets for cyber criminals. Unfortunately many businesses operate under the belief that their existing insurance policies are enough to cover their data security and privacy exposures. This is not the case. Australian insurance companies however are at the...

Why use an insurance broker? For the peace-of-mind. That’s why. There is nothing worse than paying a premium for insurance, then, when you lodge a claim following an insured event, find that you get the runaround from the insurance company and, eventually, a settlement that leaves you well...

If you have employees who are required to travel for work within Australia or abroad  you should ensure that you and they are not exposed to potentially large financial losses as a result of these travels. Expenses for medical treatment, emergency medical evacuation, flight cancellations,hire car excesses...

Too many Australian small business owners open themselves up to risk by not having adequate insurance cover. Underinsurance is a chronic issue in Australia. But it’s an even more alarming problem for small business owners, as it can threaten the survival of a business. What is underinsurance? Underinsurance...