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18 February 2020

4 tools for paying staff correctly

Pay rates and employer obligations can vary depending on which industrial relations system applies to your business. Find out about four free tools that can help you pay staff correctly.

13 February 2020

Is it a hobby or a business?

When you first develop an idea you may decide to test it as a hobby but it’s important for tax purposes to know when an activity becomes a business

11 February 2020

7 ways to make your business greener

Reducing your environmental impact might be easier than you think. We share seven steps you can take to green your small business.

10 February 2020

Tips for hiring your first employee

Hiring your first employee is a big step – and an exciting one. Here are our tips on what you need to know before taking on your first employee.

28 January 2020

How to win government contracts and tenders

The government sector can be a lucrative source of tenders and contracts for small business. Find out how to put your best foot forward when applying for government tenders.

23 January 2020

Subcontractors: How to get your retention paid

Withholding retention payments in construction can affect subcontractors’ cash flow and profitability. Read our advice on getting paid.

15 January 2020

Work ON your business – not just in it!

Make 2020 a year to work on your business and not just in it. Here are our five key tips to help you get started.

16 December 2019

Stories you loved in 2019

Here is a recap of our most popular stories from 2019, which covers a range of new regulations that were introduced during the year and may impact on your business.

11 December 2019

Kick off the New Year with your best foot forward

It's a great time to take stock of what you have achieved during the past 12 months and set your business goals for the New Year.

09 December 2019

Managing refunds and replacements

Having a clear refund and returns process can help you avoid being overwhelmed after the busy Christmas sales period. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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