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Gender Parity in the Workforce

On March 8th the world  celebrated International Women’s Day, a day that I have only recently come to realise, began back in 1909! The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women. I am writing about it today from a business perspective, and more specifically, women in business. International Women’s Day has got me thinking 

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Cashflow Tips from the CFO Centre

Poor Cash Flow is the Biggest Threat to a Business Fact is, 4 out of every 5 businesses fail due to poor cash flow management. It therefore stands to reason that cashflow management should be the number one priority for every business owner. Every business owner needs to understand the cash impact of decisions and

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When and How to Spend Money to Make Money

Marian Taggart-Holland’s article which was featured in Digital Image Magazine’s Oct/Nov 2014 edition. — Watching a recent episode of MasterChef, I was fascinated by a challenge in which teams were to set up shop at the Melbourne Queen Vic markets and sell their meals.Teams were given seven hundred dollars each, and the team that finished

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Ecolease Source Funding for AVS Solar Installation

Sydney, Australia, December 1, 2014 – Ecolease, a leading provider of equipment finance and emerging supplier of alternate energy finance solutions, recently sourced finance to enable Australian Visual Solutions (AVS) to invest in a large solar panel installation for their Head Quarters in Dandenong, Victoria. Australian Visual Solutions is a leading supplier to the Australian

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Roland Rental celebrates $5mil milestone

Leading industry supplier Roland DG Australia announced that its successful finance program, Roland Rental, recently achieved a milestone of financing over $5 million dollars of Roland equipment in the last financial year. Roland Rental enables customers to purchase Roland equipment without the upfront investment. The unique program takes the hassle out of finance through industry

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EOFY – Planning now could save you precious dollars later

by Simon Shepherd of Morgans Financial Limited Don’t leave it to the last minute before thinking about tax effective strategies for your financial year end planning. Your tax planning should start early; below is a suggested timetable: During April and May • Start thinking about what deductible expenses you have incurred this year • Do

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Privacy Series: Changes to the Law

On 12 March 2014, the federal Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) changed. This law regulates how your personal information is handled by Australian Government agencies (not state and territory government agencies) and the private sector, including large businesses, credit bodies (like banks), not-for-profits and private health service providers. The new Privacy Act includes changes in

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Privacy Series: Social Media & Identity Theft

Social Media Social networking sites are one of the key places for sharing personal information. There’s no problem with staying in touch with friends on social media but you need to be aware of the risks and protect yourself and your friends. The 2013 OAIC Community attitudes to privacy survey shows that 60% of young

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Privacy Series: Top 10 Privacy Tips

1. Ask why your information is needed — what are they going to use it for? 2. Think before you disclose — you may not need to hand out your personal information 3. Don’t put large amounts of personal information on social networking sites 4. Check your records — make sure the information held about

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Privacy Series: The Truth About Your Credit Report

These days, everyone uses credit on a daily basis — credit and store cards, Paypal, even utility bills are a credit line. The ability to get credit is something we take for granted, but if something goes wrong it’s usually at the worst possible time — just as you’re about to commit to a large

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