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Nominations are open for Good Design Australia’s annual Women in Design Award
Good Design Australia is calling for Australian nominations for the 2020 Women in Design Award. 2020 marks the second year of this prestigious Award, created to address the significant gender imbalance within leadership roles in the design industry.
New national research shows SME average payment times are double what Ombudsman is seeking,...
The average SME is waiting 56 days to be paid – almost double what Ombudsman Kate Carnell is seeking big business to commit to – and it is smaller businesses who are most impacted.
InMoment merger with Aussie company MaritzCX creates world’s largest CX company
InMoment and MaritzCX, recognised market leaders and proven innovators in the global customer experience (CX) sector, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies.
New report from Vamp reveals how marketers will work with influencers in 2020
75% of those surveyed by Vamp said they had briefed an influencer to do work that would have once gone to a creative agency
KPMG has established a new business specifically aimed to support Indigenous entrepreneurs
Building on a strong track record of investment in Indigenous Australia over the past 15 years, the launch of KPMG Indigenous Services will meet a growing demand for professional services from the 10,000-plus Indigenous enterprises across Australia.
St.George is offering $100,000 to support Australia’s brightest business ideas
St.George is calling for nominations from entrepreneurs and small-medium enterprises (SMEs) across NSW, QLD and ACT to enter its Kick Start program to win a share of a $100,000 grant to help start their business or bring an idea for their existing business to life.
Bushfire-affected victims to receive free access to mental health services via telehealth
As part of the initiative, Coviu has teamed up with over 30 clinicians across Australia who have pledged to support bushfire-affected communities by offering telehealth services which are fully bulk billed.
FlexCareers and mwah launch CareerSwitch, a disruptive career transition startup tailored to the new...
Two organisations leading the way on the future of work - FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand's #1 platform for flexible jobs, consulting and return-to-work programs, and mwah, a leading consultancy rethinking people and culture - have launched CareerSwitch, an innovative career transition and coaching business reinventing traditional outplacement models.
This founder of an innovative female-only law firm has been named a Telstra finalist
The firm aims to turn the traditional law firm on its head, being the first in the country catering solely for women-owned businesses.
Two of Australia’s fastest growing SaaS companies LiveTiles and Canva have partnered for global...
The integration will provide LiveTiles’ end users with access to Canva’s best-of-breed and simple to use graphic design tools and library of designs without having to leave the LiveTiles platform.
AI-driven health data analytics startup Opyl has scored a game-changing partnership
Opyl has announced an initial two year collaboration agreement with huumun, a strategic move designed to efficiently drive client acquisition, uptake of Opyl’s social media services within major pharma and medtech, and ultimately grow revenue.
Australia’s first space incubator is seeking global applicants for its 2020 program
The University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) is now accepting applications for its 2020 Venture Catalyst Space program.
Significant proportion of Aussies indicate their employers are blind to sickness, work overload, stress,...
1 in 2 workers have admitted their bosses don’t send sick employees home, 2 in 5 have said work overload and stress is rife, and 1 in 3 have said inadequate training is provided.
1 in 3 organisations admit they miss errors in employee payslips – with underpayments...
With concern about employee underpayments at an all-time high, new data reveals that more than a third (36 per cent) of Australian organisations are not confident that they have identified and corrected all payslip errors.
What is holding women back in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry?
A collaborative study by the University of Otago and RMIT University Melbourne has explored reasons for the low level of women in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry.
Australia continues to build its billion dollar businesses despite political headwinds, says StartupAUS’ Crossroads...
Australia continues to build on the fundamentals to support a thriving homegrown startup ecosystem, with a rapidly growing cohort of $100 million+ companies and the average Series A (later stage funding round) almost doubling in size since 2015, according to Crossroads 2020
Christmas is not always merry for Australia’s small businesses: 3 out of 5 SMEs...
If Christmas 2019 is anything like last year, Australians will collectively spend around $51.5 billion between mid-November and 25 December. However, a study by Honeycomb Strategy on behalf of OnDeck Australia, found that the festive season can bring disruption to SMEs.
SME owners run risk of festive season burnout: 1 in 3 have no plans...
Research by leading online lender OnDeck confirms that one in three (30%) SME owners have no plans to take time off this year. Among the 70% that do intend to take a break, a holiday is likely to be a ‘workation’, with 95% of SME owners saying they check emails while away from their business.
Say goodbye to box office queues: Sydney Festival’s TIX FOR NEXT TO NIX programme...
TodayTix, the premier digital gateway to theatre and performing arts experiences, is making Sydney Festival's popular TIX FOR NEXT TO NIX programme easier and more accessible for all audiences powered by TodayTix mobile Rush technology.
Australia’s own Silicon Valley; Invest Wollongong launches with focus on attracting startups and scaleups
Invest Wollongong is focused on implementing practical programs that tangibly support startups and scaleups considering the thriving region as a place to call home