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10 business lessons from Julia Roberts’ Pretty Woman

Story by "Amanda Rose"  | August 12, 2014, 9:34 AM

Pretty Woman – one of the best movies of all time with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in dazzling form – can actually teach SME business owners and thing or 10 about business. By Amanda Rose.

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How to resolve disputes early to minimise legal costs

Story by "Michael Milton"  | August 6, 2014, 12:53 PM

Legal disputes can be costly, in terms of both your time and in dollars. Here, lawyer Michael Milton offers five handy tips to help you minimise your losses if your company finds itself tangled in a legal dispute.

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Are you ready for PIN only EFTPOS purchasing?

Story by "Vaughan Rowsell"  | July 29, 2014, 11:53 AM

Heads up Aussie retailers: beginning August 1 2014, the PIN will be the main form of card payment authorisation in Australia. Here, POS authority Vaughan Rowsell explains all you need to know about the transition.

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Five bona fide business must-haves from Glen Carlson

Story by "Glen Carlson"  | July 23, 2014, 10:19 AM

There are endless business strategy guides out there, but few really nail it. Here, Glen Carlson, co-founder of one of the world’s leading personal brand accelerator programs, lays out five bona fide business must-haves.

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Why passion will always trump hard work

Story by "Ivan Misner"  | July 15, 2014, 10:57 AM

In building a successful business, good old-fashioned hard work is critical. But even more critical to your future success as a business owner is following your passion, explains Ivan Misner.

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Is bad publicity really good PR?

Story by "Joe Perri"  | July 2, 2014, 1:16 PM

It’s often said that there’s no such thing as bad publicity – and that the only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about at all. But is bad publicity really good PR? By Joe Perri.

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Understanding novated leasing: Salary packaging a vehicle for SMEs

Story by "Rob Chaloner"  | May 6, 2014, 10:13 AM

SME business owners may think novated leasing – or salary packaging a vehicle as part of an employee’s salary – is strictly a big company perk. However, SMEs can also benefit from novated leasing, explains Rob Chaloner.

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Legal tips for getting out of your lease

Story by "Oliver Meehan "  | May 5, 2014, 10:10 AM

In a challenging market, continuing to pay rent and comply with the terms of a lease may jeopardise the future of a business. Here, lawyer Oliver Meehan looks at options open to businesses in this situation.

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