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Looking good – small business secrets for creating a great impression

Society is saturated with the message that appearances count for everything. It’s apparent in everyday parlance: “appearance matters”, “fake it ‘til you make it”, “look the part”. The clothing and make-up industries are devoted to the idea that making an impression depends on how you dress and look. The old ...

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Home free – 5 home office pitfalls & how to avoid them

Ask anyone who works from home what the benefits are, and you’ll hardly be able to get them to stop talking. From low overheads and flexibility to greater freedom and creature comforts, there are certainly plenty of things to love about the lifestyle. Sometimes, even isolation and home distractions are ...

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Girl power – how working Mums are succeeding in the digital age

There’s never been a better time than now to be a working mum. The internet has opened up a world of opportunities for passionate, creative and hard-working women to express themselves online. Thanks to the digital revolution, stay-at-home mums can start sustainable businesses from the comfort of their own environments ...

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Business boosters – the complete guide to COVID-19 business support measures

Do we dare to dream? Is it time for us to be cautiously optimistic? After what seems like an eternity (longer if you have school-aged children learning from home), it appears there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. Australia has emerged as a global poster child ...

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Home free – 5 essential tips to setting up a successful home office

Through the phone, all I could hear was an inexplicably raucous cacophony of hysterically screaming babies, uncontrolled laughter and what appeared to be unfeasibly loud chirping. Somehow, through the din, I made out the voice of our contractor: “Mate, can I give you a buzz back in 5?” came the ...

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Business immunity – 5 ways a serviced office can help you during the COVID-19 crisis

Remember the days when someone mentioned the word “Corona”, and you went diving into the fridge for a quarter of lime? It may seem like an age ago, but my, how the world has changed in a couple of short months. While health and safety are rightly everyone’s top priority, ...

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Seven inspirational women and their words of wisdom

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re turning our attention to some of our female employees – strong, intelligent and empowered women who make each day a better day for our clients, colleagues and community. In the spirit of paying it forward, we’ve tapped seven inspirational women behind the brand ...

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Great reception – five advantages of a virtual receptionist

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As anyone who runs a small business will undoubtedly know, you often need to handle administrative issues in addition to developing long-term business strategy and direction while juggling essential daily operational tasks. It’s not uncommon to feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, and at some point, you ...

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Growing pains – managing company growth without the chaos

Your business is growing, well done! All the hard work you and your team have put in has paid off, but this is just the beginning. A corporate expansion comes with a whole host of other risks, headaches and hurdles. The number of people, processes, and responsibilities are all set ...

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City slickers & suburban cowboys – serviced offices in the CBD v suburban centres

So, you’ve made the decision to move your business into a serviced office – smart choice! However, the next important question you must consider before signing away on any dotted lines is the location of your new space. APSO offers a range of serviced office packages in both CBD and ...

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Clever conferencing – 5 reasons to hire a meeting room

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In our modern day, open-plan office arrangements, it’s well understood how difficult it is to have any kind of meaningful conversation with a colleague. Sometimes it’s hard even to hear yourself think over the deafening cacophony of constant background chatter, chairs scraping across the floor, and the blaring music coming ...

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COVID-safe workspaces

APSO have been working hard to provide a safe environment for our clients to return to work. We are going above and beyond the recommended sanitations standards and have plenty of space to adhere to social distancing regulations.