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The finer details of currency exchange rates

If you’re planning a holiday overseas this Christmas, the falling Aussie dollar has probably got you thinking whether it’s best to buy foreign currency now or hold off in the hope that the dollar recovers.
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10 hiring tips for business owners

Australia’s unemployment rate may be on the rise, but the reality is there’s a huge skill shortage in many areas. Talented and experienced people with certain skill sets are spoilt for choice, and there are many companies looking to hire.
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EOFY business tax tips - what you need to know

The end of the financial year is fast approaching. What does your business need to do before the end of the year? In reviewing your business before year-end, don’t forget to make sure your tax affairs are in order. Below are some tips that may help you identify tax savings and the actions you need to take before EOFY.
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Is your business stuck in the ’90s?

Your business might be doing just fine, mostly due to those loyal clients you acquired a few years (or even decades) ago. But if things are feeling stagnant and there’s a general sense of frustration at the lack of growth in recent times, then your company might simply be stuck in the 1990s in terms of technology, skills and work practices. So what can you do to bring things up to speed and put yourself back on the path to prosperity?
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How to protect your business from bad debtors

Bad debt is a cycle that can be difficult to break. Your client won’t pay you, so you can’t pay your suppliers, and nobody is happy. Here are some steps you can take to break out of the client debt cycle and keep your business in the black.
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10 budget Christmas party ideas

With the festive season upon us, staff will be looking forward to the annual office blowout. But if you’re the one paying for it, the Christmas party can seem like just another major expense at a time of year when you may already have cash-flow headaches. Here are 10 strategies to get maximum fun for minimum bucks.
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How to be pitch perfect in business

Many start ups and small businesses experience challenges securing the investment they need to get established or expand their business. So we’ve asked Guest writer and marketer Helen MacDougall, to provide some insights to the perfect pitch.
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