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Australian International Furniture Fair (AIFF)

January 21, 2011 • Events, NewsComments (0)

Calling all furniture manufacturers, architects and interior designers! The Australian International Furniture Fair (AIFF) will run from 2nd February 2011 till 4th February 2011 at Sydney Exhibition Centre. The first furniture trading fair on the Asia-Pacific calendar, AIFF features the latest furniture and designs from over 200 Australian and international

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Retaining Good Employees in a Post Recession World

January 20, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

The worst of recession is over, but this is no time of relief for business owners. While business owners might benefit from employees that stay put and more engaged in their work during downturn, research shows that a third of employees plan to change their

Managing Cash Flow

January 19, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

In July 2010, legal changes have been made to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and enabled them to take firmer action against small businesses that continually default on their agreed payment arrangement. In light of the new changes, small to medium sized

After the Flood

January 18, 2011 • Featured, NewsComments (0)

The Queensland and Victoria floods has devastated many retailers and small businesses. Even those higher up on the supply chain is likely to be affected as well. Businesses are now familiar with flood evacuation procedures and steps to prevent damage to

Future Manufacturing Trends

January 18, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Manufacturing industry in Australia is set to face more competitive challenges in the future, as emerging economies such as China and India become more competitive. So, future manufacturing trends point to “high-tech, high-skill and high-wage manufacturing

Taking up a Business Loan

January 17, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Applying for a business loan is a lot like applying for a personal loan. Ultimately, bank does not want to lose money by taking too great of a risk. So, if you want to prove that your business is worth the money, you will need to be fully prepared. First,

A Consumer’s Guide on Insurance Flood Policy

January 14, 2011 • NewsComments (0)

Floods in Australia have remained to be a persistent risk.  The recent deadly floods have again raised anxiety to many affected Australians regarding the extent and coverage of their house and contents insurance policies.  Unfortunately, many have