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  • July 3 2019 Six reasons to consider trade credit insurance in the new financial year

    With the global economy looking fragile and one of Australia’s largest trading partners, China, slowing down, it’s important for Australian business decision-makers to re-evaluate their position as the new financial year begins, according to Atradius. Mark Hoppe, managing director, Oceania, Atradius, said, “The start of the new financial year is traditionally an ideal opportunity for Read More…

  • May 24 2019 How to scale up your business globally – and effectively

    Byline: David Link, CEO & Founder of Verrency Overseas expansion is often considered for homegrown companies looking to increase their revenue and customer base. While the lure of international expansion can be promising, it is no easy path in understanding a new environment and also being able to upscale existing operations. Your capital and human Read More…

  • May 13 2019 Five things you need to know before selling overseas

    The advancement of technology has radically changed the way that consumers browse for items and make purchases. Shopping online for items overseas has become as normal as picking up a bottle of milk from the local corner store. Consumers around the world now expect to be able to browse international brands at anytime, anywhere and Read More…

  • April 29 2019 When businesses are born global

    Byline: Karen Reddington, President, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express Traditionally, small businesses began in one’s backyard – selling to friends and neighbours. As these small businesses grew and ventured abroad, they would have sought out markets close by or those which were culturally similar before going beyond. But the Internet and e-commerce has made the world smaller Read More…

  • April 10 2019 Going global with your business  

    Julia Christie, the innovator and designer of the multi-award-winning baby nail trimmer – the Nail Snail, has recently expanded her business outside of Australia and says that “Done right, it can be the best thing for your business.” After providing safer nail care to countless parents of toddlers, babies and newborns across Australia and selling Read More…

  • January 21 2019 Australia-UK agreements ensure continued trade for Aussie exporters

    A new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement will ensure continued trade flow between Australia and the United Kingdom post-Brexit. The new Wine Agreement replicates an already existing agreement between Australia and the European Union, which means the UK will accept Australian winemaking practices, and labelling and certification standards. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Read More…

  • October 12 2018 Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

    Do you know how much time and money you are spending on business travel? For many businesses the answer is no, and they’re missing out on valuable savings. This is where SMART Corporate Travel can help. Designed specifically for Australian SMEs, this new online travel platform drives significant savings and efficiencies. Below are five of the Read More…

  • August 8 2018 Research: 52% of employees are distracted by mobile at work

    Research shows that employees check their phones up to ten times a day.

  • June 29 2018 Top tips to export around the clock

    Top tips of how to manage exporting correctly.

  • June 19 2018 How to create an international business

    Whether your business is a brand new startup or anational market leader, there is always room for it to improve itself. There is always potential there for it to crack the glass ceiling above it and for it to carry on skyrocketing upwards. There is always that chance, no matter of its market, its niche Read More…

  • June 6 2018 Australian beauty brand, Babe Australia, builds overseas presence with the help of Efic’s export loan

    Efic’s Small Business Export Loan helped Victorian-based beauty product business, Babe Australia (Babe), deliver on three purchase orders in the US and Mexico and continue to build brand presence overseas.  For Kim Peirce, Founder and Director of Babe Australia, the move from being a management consultant in the oil, gas and mining industry to starting Read More…

  • June 6 2018 Let’s Talk: Overseas expansion

    What can derail a businesses’ plans to launch their offering into an overseas market?  Global expansion may be every enthusiastic business owner’s dream but is your business truly ready to expand? Cultural, political, social and logistical differences can impact on your product’s success, as well as simple mistakes, such as neglecting to check your trademark, Read More…

  • May 29 2018 Global demand boosts NSW exports

    Global demand for NSW exports has put the ‘First State’ in the lead with $35.7 billion worth of Australian services exported last year. NSW contributed 52.3 per cent of the total Australian growth in services exports, which highlights the NSW Government’s success in creating an entrepreneurial business environment. Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair Read More…

  • May 17 2018 Are you solving your most valuable problems?

    Businesses are under incredible pressure from constant deadlines and the need to deliver short-term results. Business leaders want immediate outcomes, which creates a culture of ‘doing’. So, when a problem arises, we quickly jump to solution finding, without isolating what the real problem is. If we don’t take the time to dig deep, observe and Read More…

  • May 11 2018 Efic helping high-growth business take on export opportunities

    Seeing Machines has gone from strength to strength since 2000, when the business was founded as part of an association with Australian National University. Today it is at the forefront of driver monitoring technology and has more than 200 staff and operations across the world; including the US, the UK, South America, Europe and in Read More…

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July 19, 2019