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Handy tools for foodies

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 by

Food, glorious food! With countless flavours and varieties, food really is one of the simple pleasures in life. There are those among us who take food more seriously than others, seeking out new and unusual cuisine, gourmet ingredients and go-to recipes to enrich our dining experience. Whether you’re an experienced chef or a newbie looking for some new tastes, “foodie” culture is a fun way to try new things, and you can even use it to take your next social gathering to the next level.

To help you take your taste buds on a journey, we’ve found five handy tools and resources for new and experienced foodies alike. Hopefully we can get you inspired and planning your next dish!

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Digital security tips for small businesses

Monday, August 17th, 2020 by

Keeping sensitive information secure is important for everyone but there are some specific considerations required for small businesses. Not only is the personal information of staff involved, but also that of customers, financial transactions, proprietary data… the list goes on and on! As such, it may come as no surprise to learn than cyber criminals often see Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) as easy targets in scams.

Compared to their larger counterparts, SMEs typically have a limited budget, which means that they don’t have a dedicated IT resource for their security system. That means there may be fewer obstacles between a hacker and the payoff of a quick scam to get access to private information and other valuable data.

So, what can you do to keep your small business safe? We’ve put together some tips for best practice in digital safety that can be used by any small business. You won’t need to shell out for expensive consultants – just some time well spent.

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Apps to help you unwind

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 by

Have you been feeling a little stressed out lately? Whether you’re not sleeping well or you’re just feeling run off your feet in general, it’s important to take care of your mental health. While some stress is healthy (it helps us respond to danger or other challenges) too much can have a negative effect on our wellbeing. In fact, the Australian Government’s Health Direct website advises that if stress is greater than our ability to cope, it can lead to physical and mental health issues and cause problems with relationships and work.

So, how can we make our mental health a priority and take steps to manage our stress more effectively? We’ve rounded up five handy smartphone apps that can give you a hand. It’s all about developing habits to improve our wellbeing, so let’s dive in and unwind!

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