Top Stories Small Business & Startups
- The 10 Most Common Workplace Accidents In Australia
- Five Tips For Setting Up The Ideal Home Office
- The Australian Tax Breaks Small To Medium Businesses Need to Know
- Three Simple Ways You Can Begin To Automate Your Business
- Are Bots Good Or Bad For Online Business?
- All The Ways Budget 2016 Benefits Small Business
As you grow your small business you will naturally want to recruit new people into your company. That changes the workplace dynamic and it can be a challenge to keep everybody motivated, especially when the going gets tough. Introducing a company tradition could bring the team closer together and ensure your staff are on course to continue to grow the business with you.
Small business owners often wear many hats in their own company and keep a lot of information in their heads, including login details to a multitude of online accounts that their businesses rely on. Having a password manager to store usernames and passwords for these accounts can help keep their businesses going should anything bad happens to them.
Do you use your credit card or your phone to pay for your morning coffee, or are you still holding on to that pocketful of coins? Sydney-based coffee roastery and cafe chain Pablo & Rusty’s is opening Australia’s first cashless cafe in Brisbane, ditching the notes and coins in favour of credit cards, phone-based payments and even smart coffee cups.
There are plenty of incentives baked into the tax code for business and individuals — to both assist with the day-to-day and invest in new gear. While it may not always make sense to claim a deduction, doing so can be a big help if you need some new tech.
It’s great to receive good feedback from customers and often that comes in the form of written online reviews that businesses can then display proudly on their websites. But the most powerful way to convince potential customers to ask about your small businesses’ goods and services may be through video testimonials.
For some of us, the modern workplace is like a second home, where most of our waking hours are spent. Whether you have a cushy office job or a physically demanding one, the more time you spend at work, the more likely it becomes that you may succumb to an unexpected workplace accident or medical emergency. Worse still, you could even lose your life. We look at the ten most common types of workplace injuries — and how to avoid them.