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Blog posts May 2021

How Do Franchisors Monitor Their Franchisee’s Performance

Hey People,
I started franchising a few years back, and now have seven franchisees in my network. We keep track of every unit’s performance and provide them with all the training and support they need. It has been overwhelming, but now I have started using a few KPIs to get a better idea of their p…

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Brisbane opens Strangulation Trauma Support Centre to support survivors

For women experiencing domestic violence, it can often take some time to fully recognise what's going on. It can be hard to fully see the situation for what it is.

That was the case for Kristy Smith - a domestic violence lawyer - who would go from dealing with perpetrators and survivors at work..…

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Spending bitcoin: Brisbane CEO crypto experiment after being paid in digital currency

Brisbane CEO Lachlan Feeney conducted a bold bitcoin experiment, where he paid his salary in the cryptocurrency for six months, and only paid for things with the digital coin.

It comes as an increasing number of Aussie businesses are paying staff a percentage of their wage in cryptocurrency, whil…

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Different Types of Moving Insurance & Costs

Moving is a stressful process which can cause anxiety, confusion, and distress to everyone involved in it. However, one way to achieve peace of mind is to obtain moving insurance. To have one, you should know the different types of moving insurances available and which one should you choose. If you …

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Brisbane textile factory under threat as scrap, ghost hunters cotton on to heritage site

Rare photos of a decommissioned textile factory reveal a part of Brisbane's history that has been tucked away in Salisbury and frozen in time for decades.

Brisbane architectural historian Marianne Taylor was out helping her husband with a photoshoot in an industrial part of Salisbury, in the city…

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How magic round is a boost for Brisbane economy

The NRL magic round starts on Friday night with a flood of supporters flocking to pubs and hospitality venues to watch the games.

Ross Farquhar from The Caxton Hotel told 4BC Drive even though we are only three-quarters full due to COVID-19 restrictions; it is still a great day for hospitality in…

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How to Use Baking Soda To Clean Various Surfaces in Your Home

Sodium bicarbonate, commonly known as baking soda, is an everyday household item used extensively for cooking. However, this ingredient is excellent for cleaning and sanitising almost any surface or object in your home. It is usually available in powder form, and it cleans superbly because the p…

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Alleged Brisbane hotel drug deal foiled with 14.5kg cannabis, $103,000 cash

In an alleged failed drug deal, police found more than 10 kilograms of cannabis in a suitcase in a Brisbane hotel car park and seized more than $100,000 in cash from one of the hotel’s rooms.

South Australian resident David William John Gellvear, 38, faced a Brisbane court for the first time af…

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Outdoor public art festival adds light and art to natural wonders in Brisbane botanic gardens

As the sun sets over Brisbane tonight, the city's botanic gardens will be lit up by a series of dazzling artworks that transform the riverside into a sprawling outdoor gallery.

Botanica – Contemporary Art Outdoors showcases the work of nine leading and emerging Australian artists.

The intera…

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Benefits Of Hiring A Removals Company


When it comes to moving, the most common dilemma people face is whether to choose a DIY move or take help from professionals. You might be tempted to perform the task on your own to save some money, but it can be a huge mistake. Relocation is a massive challenge and can be highly stressful…

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Next stage of Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins

Australians aged over 50 will today begin rolling up their sleeves to get their COVID-19 vaccines as the next stage of the country's program begins.
People aged between 50 and 70 will be able to get the jab as part of phase 2A.
Speaking to Today, Chair of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Ja…

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