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Covid-19: Changes in Consumer Purchase Behaviour and What Are Consumers Looking For in 2022?

Find out what consumer purchasing behavior is, why it's important to your marketing strategy, and the shift toward heavily experience driven satisfaction that has occurred as a result of COVID-19.

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The Pros and Cons of Employee Background Checks

It is a standard procedure within many industries to run a background check on prospective employees before officially offering them a position.

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Hybrid Offices: The Post-Covid Workspace Solution

Since the pandemic, many businesses have realised that the hybrid office concept and demand for remote work has not only increased, but is likely here to stay.

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What is Flexible Workspace? Why Flexible Office Spaces are becoming common

Learn what it means to have a flexible workspace and the benefits you can get from using one. Discover ways to implement flex-space into your business, which technology you need, and tips for setting up these spaces successfully.

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Virtual Offices in Australia: The Flexible Workplace Solution for Small Businesses

If you're a small business in Australia looking for an affordable way to break into the global market, a virtual office may be the perfect solution.

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Where to meet clients when working from home: The first impression

Now that working from home is a common occurrence, one of the most frequent questions which arise is where should I meet my clients?

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Tips for renting your first office space: small businesses

The endeavour of renting a new office space for small businesses is a significant step and a milestone to celebrate upon completion.

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Time is money: Why delegating is important for businesses

Every business should have the goal of reducing time spent on repetitive tasks which produce minimum or no capital and redirect that time on tasks which create the most amount of money.

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How to start your own law firm from home [2022]

One of the biggest costs of running a law firm is getting an office space. Although operating from home provides a factor of convenience it also presents the challenge of not knowing how clients will perceive your firm.

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Hub-And-Spoke Office Model: What is it, what are the benefits, is it a hybrid solution?

The appeal for flexible and smarter workspaces has dramatically increased, allowing the hub and spoke to resurface as it favours the well sought out hybrid working conditions.

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How to make your business environmentally friendly

As a business, we all must recognise that one way or the other we contribute towards climate instability and the more effort we place into being environmentally conscious, the longer we preserve Earth and fulfil our responsibility.

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What is Hot Desking? Why it’s beneficial for businesses to increase productivity and collaboration?

In today's business world, hot desking has allowed people to move around desks within a day, making it useful for both self-employed people and large businesses corporates to keep productive and connected while on the move. Read on to find out more about hot desking and how it can benefit your business.

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How to obtain funding for startup businesses in Australia

Every startup business owner dreams of receiving funding to accelerate their goals and push past the early struggle of slow growth. Here are the five most probable forms of funding to simplify the plethora of options available.

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What is Coworking?

Coworking spaces are being adopted by more large companies aiming to eliminate the cost of under-utilised and empty office space, and also give employees greater flexibility when and where they work from. Although this is an important factor, coworking spaces offer a lot more than simply reducing business expenses.

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How to downsize your business in 2022 without losing credibility

When a business downsizes the first thing that takes a hit is its credibility and public perception. Although a company may need to reduce either its physical or organisational size due to financial reasons, it’s important to not appear unstable.

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Why remote working is a cybersecurity risk [2022]

Security risks have always been a concern for all businesses but this has been exacerbated through poor remote work practices such as unsafe Wi-Fi networks, personal device usage, email scams and weaker security control.

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Do you have Zoom fatigue?

Mental exhaustion from Zoom calls and video conferencing is reaching peaks like never before. Co-working to maintain in-person communication and for a change of environment may be the solution you need.

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Navigating business communications in a work from home environment

Working from home has created a backwards step in the technological realm and has led to personal phones becoming the first point of contact. Find out why a virtual number may be your solution.

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How to Boost Your Productivity in Remote Work Settings?

Coronavirus has seen remote and hybrid work models put in place to meet health regulation requirements.

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The Difference Between a Registered Office and Corporate Office in Australia

If you’re wanting to learn about the differences between a registered office and a corporate office, then you’re in the right place.

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Mail Redirection for Your Business with Australia Post

Mail redirection has never been easier with Australia Post. So, if you’re looking for information on how to redirect your mail for your business, this article can help.

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How to Change a Registered Business Address in Australia

A registered business address is the location where a business can be found or communicated with.

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Why a Virtual Office is Better than Having a PO Box Address in Australia

In need of a new address for your business?

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How to futureproof your workspace, post-COVID.

There’s no denying the COVID-19 pandemic has inalterably changed the way we work.

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The numbers are in. Workspaces will change post-COVID. Discover what that means for your business.

COVID-19 lockdowns and government restrictions have pushed tens of millions worldwide to work from home, accelerating a remote working experiment that had been struggling to catch on for more than a decade.

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What is the latest office situation "hybrid office"? How is it different from working from home or remote work?

Work styles have diversified, and more and more companies have introduced remote working, which connotes working from home. New words are being created one after another, but recently, "hybrid office," which combines working from home and traditional office work, has begun to attract attention.

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Why Your Business Address Matters

In the business world, your street address says a lot about you.

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Winners in Business Pivot, Grow and Shrink: Evolve with a Flexible Workspace

Just as elite athletes need to maintain flexibility to stay on top of their game, business owners need to be highly responsive and agile in order to win.

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Consumer Survey: How Has COVID Impacted Workplace Trends?

Servcorp joined forces with Roy Morgan to conduct a Consumer Survey on both business and non-business owners about customers’ perceptions on what makes a business more lucrative, as well as the changes in the office landscape brought about by COVID.

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The Future of Work: Impact of COVID on Professional Services

Covid-19 has changed how businesses engage with consumers. New trends are emerging with less traditional ways of meeting consumers & digital transformations.

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Why Office Design Matters

Well-considered office design & interior design can play a role in productivity & employee satisfaction. Read more on why beauty in the workspace

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How to manage cash flow & reduce overheads

Cash flow management is crucial to the day-to-day running of a business. Assessing overheads & reducing costs can make a massive difference to your balance sheet.

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10 Entrepreneurial Quotes to Put Away for a Rainy Day

Feel like you need a little pick me up to get you back on track with your business? Reading quotes from famous entrepreneurs is always good for a dose of inspiration when your mojo flags.

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Flexible Workspace vs Traditional Office

In this article, we look the pros and cons of a flexible workspace vs a traditional office space to help you decide which will work best for your needs.

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The Future of the Corporate Office in a Post-Pandemic World

The corporate office is evolving as companies adapt to remote work & emerging trends in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coworking vs. Virtual Office: What is the Difference?

As businesses adopt remote work models, many organisations are re-evaluating their expansion plans and seeking new workspace arrangements to support a hybrid model of days in and out of the office.

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Commercial Real Estate: Is buying or leasing right for you?

There are many factors in choosing an office space for your business whether you buy or lease commercial real estate.

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Small Business Marketing: Marketing Ideas on a Low Budget

Small businesses don't need to spend big to market their brands successfully.

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How to start a successful small business during a pandemic

You might be a long-aspiring entrepreneur who’s worked up the guts to open your first business. Or you might have just fallen into the role of small business owner naturally.

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What’s Holding You Back?

In March 2015 March, we conducted a short online survey with 507 respondents from the Australian professional services sector.

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Hybrid Workspaces: Unhinging The Traditional Office Space

What exactly does this new hybrid workspace actually mean for the future of office spaces?

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Candidate Considerations - What You Should Consider When Deciding on New Employees

If you have been running a company for some time, you probably know a little about the demand for jobs in the major Australian cities.

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Covid-19: How startups are key to restarting the Australian economy

Startups are the new black in the business world.

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Work smart, not hard (or save 572 hours of personal time).

As all business owners will recognize, it can be hard to switch off at the end of a working day or at the weekend, especially if you’re just starting out.

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Why Young Entrepreneurs Need Mentors

Although plenty of entrepreneurs have succeeded without mentors, it’s always easier having a helping hand.

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Built-In Benefits - Why Serviced Offices are becoming a Business Staple

With the number of Australian businesses increasing consistently increasing over the last five years, the idea of having a workplace dedicated to a single team is slowly becoming less realistic

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Reasons to hire a virtual assistant for your business

Ever felt like you’re getting you bogged down in the small stuff? Feel like you haven’t got enough time on the clock to get everything done? Well, you’re not alone.

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Popular Financing Options For Your Startup

Once you’ve made the decision to start your own company, you’ll find that financing is one of the most difficult obstacles an entrepreneur has to overcome.

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Shared Spaces - Utilising a Coworking Environment

Collaboration is at the heart of every active business.

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Mindfulness for entrepreneurs and mindfulness in the workplace

2020 isn’t the year anyone expected. It’s easy to feel out of control amid the unprecedented restrictions and decreased opportunities for face-to-face interaction.

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Growing Your Business with Minimal Costs

Small business growth in Australia continues to be the major positive trend in Australia.

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Productivity + Work-life Balance: The (BEST) mantra for a successful career

Below are a few ways businesses can enhance their employees and business work ethic to build a robust workforce.

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Why Care About Employee Engagement?

It’s perfectly reasonable to expect high performance levels from your staff, but you’ll find it’s much easier to achieve this goal if you also work hard to boost employee engagement.

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Are commercial property prices blocking your entrepreneurial ambitions?

Entrepreneurial ambitions are all about making breakthroughs and breaking down barriers that will allow their business to become productive, profitable and successful.

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Working Remotely is More than a Trend

Read below five ways you can prepare your company and your team to more remote work.

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How to Navigate Office Fit Out Costs for Your Business

It’s vital to get your fit out right.

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17 Productivity Tips For Working From Home Through Coronavirus

Use these 17 tips to unlock your potential and push aside distractions to improve your productivity while working from home.

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Customer Feedback Tools for Small Businesses

Do you know what your customers really think about your company, products, or services?

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Working From Home Tips: How to deal with cabin fever

If working from home tips you over the edge of sanity, you’re not alone.

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Covid-19 Workplace Planning: How to build a workforce strategy for the future

As organisations begin to deal with the COVID-19 fallout, one thing is becoming increasingly clear—the impact of coronavirus on how we work will linger for some time to come.

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Virtual Offices vs. Serviced Offices: Which is Right for You?

In today’s modern working environment where flexibility is key, there are a range of working environments to choose from, including serviced and virtual offices.

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What You Need to Know Before Offshoring

As Shakespeare famously said, “All the world’s a stage”. And in today’s business world, if you’re not playing on it, you may be missing a golden opportunity to lower your costs and grow your business.

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TOP 6 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Coworking Space

Here are the top 6 factors to consider to ensure you don't inadvertently hurt your business.

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How Much Office Space Do I Need Per Employee?

When setting up a new business or moving to a new location, one of the most important questions you’ll need ask is how much office space do I need?

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The Importance of Velocity in Business

Despite claims to the contrary, and a rise in business confidence, many businesses are still feeling the effects of the GFC, with all its attendant after-effects.

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Family succession in a public company

This piece has been reproduced from an article featured in Business Spectator, by Australian business commentator, Alan Kohler.

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How to keep your business running smoothly through the COVID-19 outbreak

7 ways Servcorp can help you power through the current Corona challenges

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Overcoming Networking Challenges

Networking is an essential skill for all business people keen to advance their careers, but successfully making connections doesn’t always come easily.

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Best Tools & Resources for Startups & Entrepreneurs

The best resources and tools for startups and entrepreneurs looking to launch their own business.

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