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Food export opportunities in the UAE

If you’re a Victorian exporter of whole, organic and functional food or beverage items, have you ever thought about entering the Middle Eastern market? With...

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10 tips to better interviewing and hiring for small business owners

Business owners can easily go from CEO to receptionist to salesperson to bookkeeper in the space of a day. However nothing will have a bigger impact on...

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Why you should develop your leadership style (and how to do it)

So, what started as your seed of an idea or an exciting business concept has become a fully-fledged business. Credit to you for growing and taking on staff...

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4 things to ask yourself before engaging a patent attorney

You’ve invented something. Congratulations! So what do you do to make sure your invention is safe from imitators? Your next step is to apply for a patent,...

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Trade marks in China: a different world

China’s trade mark laws work differently from most other places – here’s how! You can lose your trade mark rights in China if you’re slow to...

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Import/export tax implications every business owner should know

If you or your business imports or exports goods and services, then you will want to know the ins and outs of how Australian tax applies. Stay in the know...

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7 things creative freelancers like me never talk about (but should)

It’s called the gig economy, projecteering, or solo entrepreneurship. Whichever buzzword you choose, being solely responsible for your own living is...

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5 things that make small businesses more innovative

As the technological revolution forges ahead, business face more disruption than ever before. Business models are changing and new markets are created...

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4 intellectual property considerations for software ownership

This is a preview of the upcoming “IP for Digital Business” content, to be released on the IP Australia website later this year. Have you ever received...

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Making the leap: 7 lessons learned from female entrepreneurs

Clockwise from Left: Correne Wilkie , Jane Martino, Fern White, Sonia Lear, Natalie Warner, Nellie Kerrison, and Kemi Nekvapil. What does a leap look like?...

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4 ways to manage your mental health while running a small business

Jo Blankfield at a signing for her book, ‘Your Body Your Style’. It’s 2018 and stress is considered part of everyday life. But there is a...

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A starter’s guide to paid search ads

Do you remember this line from the film Field of Dreams? “If you build it, they will come.” This may have been true for Kevin Costner, but for business...

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