When you hear a bold claim about scaling your organisation, usually it’s a marketing ploy by someone who wants to sell you marketing services. Although you might hear many business leaders say things about scaling businesses, they usually charge you upfront and don’t have a strong guarantee because you can’t ever “guarantee” things in life.
Australia is on the cusp of a very volatile economic period. As the world tries to pick up the pieces after two years of global lockdowns and constant setbacks, we continue to face the aftermath of COVID on many levels. In the current economic climate, businesses should be weary of being caught up in a long-term lease for an expensive office that’s hard to break.
Every business owner dreams of having a waitlist of customers who are constantly on standby ready to purchase their latest product or service. Whether you’re about to launch a new beauty tool or you’re a coach who is about to launch a new mastermind, the security of knowing you have a database ready to purchase, is the most valuable tool you’ll ever have.
The past two years have marked the rapid expansion of hybrid working, where employees feel empowered to split their time between working from home, the head office, and a neighbourhood coworking space. Having experienced the benefits of hybrid working during the pandemic, employers are planning for a permanent shift to a hybrid model of work.
Since the pandemic many of us have noticed our social batteries are running lower than usual. As we have acclimatised back to the normal runnings of the world over the past year many of us have felt that we have over socialised, and seeing our friends is becoming an exhausting chore. But how can we recharge our social batteries ahead of summer plans?
Social burnout is a phenomenon that can occur when someone has spent an inordinate amount of time socialising, and feels as though they need a break from their external world. Social burnout varies from person to person as extroverts tend to recharge and gain energy from other people, while introverts need to be alone to recharge. Therefore introverts burn out from social interactions quicker than those that tend to be more extroverted.
Software-defined infrastructure is among the most noteworthy advances in data centre tech, providing new levels of flexibility in scale-out data infrastructures. Decoupling hardware and software has enabled freedom that was once unavailable and seeded a scaling revolution that continues. From this revolution, many software-defined storage (SDS) solutions were born.
As businesses grapple with COVID recovery and the impact of global events, the federal government has implemented some initiatives for business that are likely to ramp up sections of the economy, particularly those involving apprenticeships and technology and training. Earlypay client service managers across the country are already seeing a rise in the number of businesses seeking funding to invest in technology and training and staffing in the form of new apprenticeships. Earlypay Limited, an ASX-listed company (EPY), is Australia’s leading customer-focused business financing organisation. It provides invoice financing, equipment financing and trade financing to Australian small to medium-sized businesses.
Businesses everywhere are under severe pressure from rising costs. EOFY is the perfect opportunity for Aussie SMBs to rethink their operational expenditures. It is also the time to consider the implications of the recent Federal Budget’s focus on cybersecurity and the Government’s technology investment boost to support digital adoption by small businesses.
Research & Development (R&D) financing is a strategic and safe way for start ups and companies to boost their cash flow and capital. Research & Development financing is a loan that is borrowed against the receipt of a yearly R&D tax return. The loan allows companies to access the funds they are expecting to receive as part of their R&D tax incentive early.