Coronavirus: Frequently asked questions by employers in the midst of an outbreak

By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal As we’ve entered a new year, we’ve seen the emergence of...

By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal As we’ve entered a new year, we’ve seen the emergence of a new danger, in the form of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The first cases were reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan, in Hubei Province on 31 December...

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Message from the CEO: Tuesday 4 February 2020

It hasn’t exactly been a good news start to 2020, with Australia having been gripped by unprecedented bushfires and...

It hasn’t exactly been a good news start to 2020, with Australia having been gripped by unprecedented bushfires and much of the country remaining in drought. Now headlines around the world are being dominated by the latest health pandemic to arise, the deadly Coronavirus. The infectious disease has seen the...

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Message from the CEO: 28 January 2020

It’s hard to believe that we’re already almost one month into 2020, proof there certainly is no rest for...

It’s hard to believe that we’re already almost one month into 2020, proof there certainly is no rest for those in retail! Many headlines continue to be devoted to the tough time that retail has experienced in the last 12 months and the number of brands that have collapsed. As...

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Get the upper hand on retail leasing with this one day training course

In today’s dynamic, multi-channel retail environment, a well thought-through and executed property strategy can make all the difference to...

In today’s dynamic, multi-channel retail environment, a well thought-through and executed property strategy can make all the difference to your business thriving, or not. Our leasing and property partners Lpc Cresa are one of Australia’s leading tenant-only advisory services businesses, and they are touring Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne with...

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Help protect your business from online scams

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take...

Originally posted on NBN Co website. Online scams are bad for business but, fortunately, there are steps you can take to help stop your business falling prey to common tricks. From the smallest of enterprises through to companies that span the globe, one thing that all businesses have in common is...

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Legal Beagles | Episode 5: Does this wage look right to you?

Does this wage look right to you? The Legal Beagles, Cal and Al, return for 2020 with a brand...

Does this wage look right to you? The Legal Beagles, Cal and Al, return for 2020 with a brand new analysis on the wage theft (or non-compliance) scandals that have rocked the headlines. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like they made any New Years resolutions to be nicer to each...

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Year of the Rat shopping spree set for Saturday

With 1.43 million Chinese tourists reported to have visited Australia in 2019, Australian retailers are embracing retail sales events...

With 1.43 million Chinese tourists reported to have visited Australia in 2019, Australian retailers are embracing retail sales events originating in China, from Singles Day to this weekend’s Lunar New Year. In 2019, Alipay promoted 24 Australian and New Zealand brands to the Chinese market via social media, directing traffic...

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New one-stop shop customer care specialists for bushfire affected communities

Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State...

Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State Government and Federal Government, through the NSW Government’s new Bush fire Customer Care program. Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for Disaster Recovery John Barilaro said the one-stop shop service, administered by...

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Tabcorp to donate more than $1.5 million to bushfire relief

Tabcorp has announced that it will donate more than $1.5 million to bushfire recovery on behalf of its brands...

Tabcorp has announced that it will donate more than $1.5 million to bushfire recovery on behalf of its brands TAB, Sky Racing, the Lott, MAX and Keno. All of Tabcorp’s proceeds from the regular Saturday Lotto draw on 25 January will be donated to the bushfire relief effort, which is...

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Message from the CEO: 21 January 2020

The good news from the ABS retail trade report of strong November 2019 sales has unfortunately proven to be...

The good news from the ABS retail trade report of strong November 2019 sales has unfortunately proven to be short-lived. Last week clothing retailer Jeanswest announced that it would be going into voluntary administration, making it the latest established retail brand to take such action. In the first instance, the...

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Registrations are now open for Business Clean Up Day in 2020.

In 2020 Clean Up Australia will be celebrating their 30th anniversary and all that has been achieved by their...

In 2020 Clean Up Australia will be celebrating their 30th anniversary and all that has been achieved by their volunteers over the past three decades. Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday 1 March, but in recognition that businesses often wish to participate during work hours, the official Business Clean...

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The big future of small business

By Stephen Rue, NBN Co Chief Executive Officer Small business is truly the backbone of Australia’s economy. Businesses with fewer...

By Stephen Rue, NBN Co Chief Executive Officer Small business is truly the backbone of Australia’s economy. Businesses with fewer than 20 employees employ nearly half (46 percent) of the Australian workforce, and contribute a third (35 percent) of Australia’s GDP. While increased connectivity, affordability and the cloud have...

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.au Domain Administration bushfire disaster policy

Posted by auDA on 20 January 2020 .au Domain Administration (auDA) is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires...

Posted by auDA on 20 January 2020 .au Domain Administration (auDA) is pleased to announce two initiatives in response to the catastrophic bushfires currently being experienced in Australia. A temporary Major Disaster Policy comes into effect on 22 January 2020 and will give bushfire-affected .au registrants: an extra two months to renew their eligible .au domain...

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Immediate small business support for bushfire affected communities

The Prime Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business have announced updates to the small business...

The Prime Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business have announced updates to the small business support packages for bushfire affected communities.   In response to the devastating bushfires, the Morrison Government has today announced a comprehensive suite of measures to immediately support impacted small businesses. This initial package responds to the needs...

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Fashion Is Your Business podcast | Paul Greenberg and Dominique Lamb | Retail in Australia

Recently MouthMedia was on location in the podcast booth at NRF Big Show in New York. Fashion Is Your...

Recently MouthMedia was on location in the podcast booth at NRF Big Show in New York. Fashion Is Your Business" podcast caught up with Paul Greenberg about his new role as Vice Chair of the Federation of International Retail Associations, and Dominique Lamb, the CEO of Australia's National Retail...

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